NAEPC Webinars:

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 at 3:00pm - 4:00pm ET - Social Security Considerations in Estate Planning

Source: The Robert G. Alexander Webinar Series

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This session considers integrating Social Security retirement benefits into estate planning. Even with the high net worth client, this benefit is an important planning tool because of tax affects and longevity considerations. We will address issues such as how the system’s underfunding factors into projecting benefits, how to avoid the Social Security tax torpedo, retirement income bridging techniques that help defer and maximize retirement benefits, and coordinating OASDI payments with retirement drawdowns. Practical considerations are also included, such as how to help the client file for the benefit, using the benefit to pay for Medicare, and what to do about Social Security at death. 

Sophia Duffy is an Assistant Professor of Business Planning and the Assistant Vice President and Director of Regulatory Compliance, at The American College of Financial Services. Duffy teaches in the areas of estate planning, small business and succession planning, and income taxation. She is an attorney and a Certified Public Accountant (CPA).She received her Juris Doctorate (JD) from the Temple University James E. Beasley School of Law in 2012, and her Bachelor of Science (BS) in Accounting from Rutgers University in 2002.

In 2015, Duffy was appointed Interim Chief Academic Officer. Prior to that, she served as Assistant Dean of Business Affairs.

 

 

Steve Parrish is a former practicing attorney and financial planner with over 40 years’ experience in financial services. He serves as Co-Director of the Retirement Income Center at The American College and as an adjunct estate planning professor at Drake University Law School. He is widely published in legal and financial journals, and is an ongoing Forbes contributor.   

 

 

 

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Wednesday, December 8, 2021 at 3:00pm - 4:00pm ET - Estate Planning for Modern Families: Planning for Diversity and Flexibility

Source: The Robert G. Alexander Webinar Series

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As the traditional nuclear family has changed because of evolving social and legal norms as well as scientific and technological developments, estate planning professionals must be prepared both for issue spotting and thoughtful problem solving with regard to issues clients face, how existing trusts are interpreted, and how new estate planning instruments can be drafted for sufficient flexibility. This discussion will touch upon a potpourri of issues to consider, including: Marital Status (single, divorced, unmarried couples and polyamorous relationships); Defining Descendants (stepchildren, adoption, nonmarital children and assisted reproductive technologies); and other forms of Diversity (disability, LGBTQIA+, religious, racial and cultural inclusion) . . . and more!

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National Association of
Estate Planners & Councils
Publications Committee Members

Editor & Committee Chair
Ryan P. Laughlin, CPA, MST, AEP®
Wipfli LLP
Green Bay, WI

Committee Vice-Chair
Harvey A. Hutchinson III, JD, LL.M. (taxation), CFP®, AEP®
Birmingham, AL

Brian M. Balduzzi, JD, LL.M., MBA, CFP®
Wilmington, DE

Eileen Dougherty, CTFA, CFP®, AEP®, ChFC®
Warminster, PA

Richard L Harris, CLU®, AEP®
Clifton, NJ

Al W. King, III, JD, LL.M., AEP® (Distinguished), TEP
South Dakota Trust Company, LLC
New York, NY

Bronwyn L. Martin, MBA, ChFC®, CLU®, CRPC®, CMFC®, AEP®, CLTC, LACP
Martin’s Financial Consulting Group
Kennett Square, PA

Martin M. Shenkman, CPA, PFS, MBA, JD, AEP® (Distinguished)
Martin M. Shenkman, P.C.
Fort Lee, NJ