Investment Data Gathering and Analysis
A three-part CPE course covering assessment of investment risk, information gathering and financial analysis for the client.
NASBA Field of Study
Tom Tillery, Susan M. Tillery
This CPE course can be purchased individually or as part of the Investment Planning Certificate Program.
Narrated by Tom Tillery, this self-study course illustrates how the client's attitude toward their financial goals and investment risk directs the personal financial planner in the creation of the investment plan. Updated for the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, this three-part course covers:
- Assessment of risk
- Determining and prioritizing goals
- Gathering client information
- Macroeconomic variables
- Performing financial analysis
This course will also review the time value of money techniques applicable to the financial analysis of an investment portfolio, as well as the use of a financial calculator.
Enhanced On-Demand Format
This on-demand format utilizes a slide deck format, enhanced with narration and interactive exercises that are designed to increase the level of engagement and hands-on application. Drag and drop exercises, case studies, and interactive diagrams are some examples of the interactive exercises that are used to supplement traditional instruction in this learning experience.
- Assessment of Risk
- Macro-Economic Variables
- Financial Analysis
- Recall the elements of SMART goal planning.
- Identify the methods for assessing a client's risk.
- Calculate the inflation rate based on the Consumer Price Index.
- Distinguish between the types of economic indicators.
- Calculate an inflation-adjusted return.
- Identify the nominal rate of return.
- Determine the appropriate application of the time value of money functions.
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