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Advisor Education Symposium (includes morning Ethics Course with CFP CE)

Lots of Content   Ten Hours on Two Tracks, Some with CE Credit  
 Need Your CFP® Ethics CE?  We have you covered!
Connecting with Colleagues:   Breaks between Sessions, Lunch and Happy Hour!

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Wednesday, November 2, 2022
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM


New Haven Country Club
160 Hartford Tpke
Hamden   CT   06517

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Thomas P. Morrone, CFP®, CPA
U.S. Wealth Management

Nov 2 2022 9:00AM

CFP® Ethics

Don't miss this opportunity to fulfill your CFP Board Ethics CE credit requirement. This presentation has been designed to educate CFP® professionals and those holding CT State Insurance licenses on how to apply CFP Board's Code of Ethics and Standards of Conduct as the foundation for ethical financial planning.

Learning Objectives:
1. Understand the structure and content of the revised Code and Standards, including significant changes from prior rules.
2. Describe CFP Board’s Fiduciary Duty.
3. Identify Material Conflicts of Interest and How to Avoid, or Fully Disclose, Obtain Informed Consent, and Manage Them.
4. Understand the Duty to Report to CFP Board and the Duty to Cooperate.
5. Identify the Practice Standards When Providing Financial Advice that Requires Financial Planning or Financial Planning.
6. Understand the Duty to Provide Information to Clients When Providing Financial Advice and/or Financial Planning.

Norm Haug
Nat Assn of Registered Social Security Analysts

Nov 2 2022 9:00AM

Outsourcing Parts of Your Planning Process: Social Security, Medicare & College Financial Aid

This session will give you some tools and resources on how to possibly better serve your clients. In particular, this session covers ideas on outsourcing Social Security, Medicare and College Financial Aid planning.

Kurt Winkler
Senior Vice President for the Capital Solutions Group
First Trust Portfolios

Chet Milot
Vice President | Product Specialist

Nov 2 2022 10:00AM

Platforms to Make Incorporating Alternative Investments Simple

This session explores ways you can incorporate alternative investments into your practice and how to add more value for your higher net worth clients.

Stefan J. Cherneski
Underwriters Brokerage Service

Nov 2 2022 11:10AM

(Really) Understanding Your Client’s Life Insurance

With so many different products out there, reviewing clients’ life insurance can be confusing. This interactive session will help you: Understand what insurance your client currently has; Read in- force policy illustrations; Make recommendations for an insurance strategy that may be best for the clients.

Eric Godes
FP Transitions

Nov 2 2022 11:10AM

FP Transitions on Succession Planning

Your life’s work may be your greatest asset. Creating the most appropriate succession plan requires both thought and planning as you head into retirement. You only get one chance to do it right, however, options do exist. This session will give you insight on how maximize what you’ve built and make the choices that are right for you.

Patrick Clunan
Director, Learning Center
Columbia Threadneedle Investments

Nov 2 2022 12:10PM

Keynote: Your Niche is Waiting: Wealth at Work

There is a growing trend at mid to large sized companies to bring in third parties to manage Financial Wellness at Work programs customized to the level of the employee. Comprehensive financial planning is part of the package for senior and key employees incorporating their workplace wealth programs. Any financial advisor with clients who are senior or key employees at a mid-size to large company should take the initiative to gain a full understanding of their clients' workplace wealth and retirement plans and incorporate them into a comprehensive financial plan.

Todd Johnson
Director of Channel Alliances

Nov 2 2022 1:10PM

Welcome to the Fearless Investing Movement

How are you measuring client risk in your practice? This session will help you capture a quantitative measurement of client risk tolerance and use that data to capture and meet expectations and quantify suitability.

Matthew Petralia
Regional Director
Newport Group

Nov 2 2022 2:10PM

Be Ready for MyCTSavings, Connecticut’s Retirement Plan Mandate

The Connecticut Retirement Security Program was created in 2016 to address the retirement savings crisis. MyCTSavings opened for enrollment on April 1, 2022, and the first deadline for employers with one hundred or more employees was on June 30th. This discussion will cover the Connecticut retirement plan mandate, who it applies to and key dates to be aware of. We will discuss MyCTSavings as well as alternatives created through the passage of the SECURE Act.

Randolph J. Freese
Vice President of Mortgage Lending
Guaranteed Rate Affinity

Nov 2 2022 2:10PM

Housing, Financial & Mortgage Market Update

This presentation gives you an update on the housing and mortgage markets. We'll discuss (1) top risk factors to interest rates and house prices in 2022, (2) Current trends in housing supply, demand, and affordability, and (3) How to use this information to benefit clients and grow your business in the post-COVID world.


Continuing Education, per session, show accepted hours, or info about CE status. Hover over hours or info for details.

DateCourse Title/DescriptionStartCFP®CT Ins
Nov 2, 2022 CFP® Ethics Thomas P. Morrone, CFP®, CPA 9:00 A 2.00 2.00
Outsourcing Parts of Your Planning Process: Social Security, Medicare & College Financial Aid Norm Haug
Platforms to Make Incorporating Alternative Investments Simple Kurt Winkler Chet Milot 10:00 A
(Really) Understanding Your Client’s Life Insurance Stefan J. Cherneski 11:10 A 1.00
FP Transitions on Succession Planning Eric Godes
Keynote: Your Niche is Waiting: Wealth at Work Patrick Clunan 12:10 P 1.00
Welcome to the Fearless Investing Movement Todd Johnson 1:10 P 1.00
Be Ready for MyCTSavings, Connecticut’s Retirement Plan Mandate Matthew Petralia 2:10 P 1.00
Housing, Financial & Mortgage Market Update Randolph J. Freese 1.00