Social Security, Medicare, and Government Pensions - 20 CPE Hours (FIN730)
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Define Social Security.Explain how different income groups are taxed on their benefits.Explain the 2 different factors that help determine the amount of Social Security benefits a person receives.Describe how earned income affects benefits.Understand who is eligible to qualify for Social Security disability benefits.Explain how a disability benefit is calculated.Describe the 3 additional disability benefits a person may apply for if the Social Security benefit is not enough.Explain who may qualify to receive Social Security dependents benefits.Explain who is eligible to receive survivors benefits.Describe how remarrying may affect survivors benefits.Define a “break-even” point and how a person determines when this point is for themselves.Define Supplemental Security Income, and who is eligible to receive these benefits.Explain the assets that are counted and the assets that are not counted in determining if a person qualifies for SSI.List the important documents needed in order to receive benefits.Explain the steps a person needs to take in order to appeal a benefit claim denial.Describe the 2 retirement systems.Describe a Thrift Savings Plan and how different contributions are made to it.Explain who is eligible to receive veteran’s benefits.Describe the differences between Medicare and Medicaid.Explain the purpose of Medigap insurance.Explain the role of Medicaid and the services it covers.
Program Level: Basic Prerequisites: None Advanced Preparation: None Instructional Method: This program is a QAS Self Study offering. Field of Study: Financial Planning
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Getting Started in Consulting (FIN241)
For almost a decade, Alan Weiss's Getting Started in Consulting has been an indispensable resource for anyone who wants to strike out on his own and start a new consulting business. It provides a rich source of expert advice and practical guidance, and it shows you how you can combine low overhead and a high degree of organization to add up to a six- or even seven-figure income. You'll learn everything you need to know about financing your business, marketing your services, writing winning proposals, meeting legal requirements, setting fees, keeping the books, and much more.
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All course materials provided. No additional testing, grading or certificate fees. No prerequisites. Course level: Basic.