BUSAD 3750 Retirement Savings & Income Planning
Majors, Minors & Degrees:
This course provides students with the foundation to conduct a retirement needs analysis for individuals. In addition, students will understand the different types of retirement plans available to individuals and recognize the key factors that affect retirement plan selection for business owners. Students will evaluate and compare the characteristics of various retirement plans, address client suitability, and provide plan recommendations. The course covers tax-deferred retirement plans, IRAs, nonqualified plans, Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, distribution strategies, taxation of distributions, and regulatory considerations. The course and curriculum are approved by the CFP Board of Standards. This course is an online class offered through the Lower Cost Models Consortium.
Prerequisite(s): Grade of "C-" or higher in BUSAD 3710 General Principles of Financial Planning.
This course provides a comprehensive examination of the general principles of financial planning, professional conduct and regulation, and education planning. The course introduces students to the financial planning process and working with clients to set goals and assess risk tolerance. In addition, students will learn to process and analyze information, construct personal financial statements, develop debt management plans, recommend financing strategies, and understand the basic components of a written comprehensive financial plan. The course also covers the regulatory environment, the time value of money, and economic concepts. The course and curriculum are approved by the CFP Board of Standards. This course is an online class offered through the Lower Cost Models Consortium.
Prerequisite(s): Sophomore standing.