Retirement Planning and Employee Benefits (FP V)



Financial Planning is one of the fastest growing career paths and the CFP® certification is one of the most recognized and sought-after certifications. Pace University's Financial Planning Certificate Program is recognized by the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc. Our program meets the educational requirements set by the CFP Board and prepares students to take the national CFP® Certification Examination. 

There are seven required courses within the program:  Fundamentals of Financial Planning; Insurance Planning; Investment Planning; Income Tax Planning; Retirement Planning & Employee Benefits; Estate Planning; and Capstone in Financial Planning.
Retirement Planning and Employee Benefits (FP V)

Start Date: Thursday, March 13, 2014

Early Registration Fee:  $715.00
After February 14, 2014: $790.00
Location: 1 Martine Avenue, White Plains, NY

Start Date: Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Early Registration Fee:  $715.00
After May 23, 2014: $790.00
Location: 1 Martine Avenue, White Plains, NY

  Remember to use discount code DISC75 to receive your $75 tuition discount per course if you register on or before the early registration date.



Course Description

The course covers all aspects of Retirement Planning and Employee Benefits.

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You Will Learn To

Define Contribution retirement plans
Define Benefit retirement plans
Simplified Employee Plans (SEP’s) and SIMPLE Plans
Individual Plans, i.e. Traditional IRA’s and Roth IRA’s, Solo 401K Plans


Who Should Enroll

Professionals, college graduates, career changers who want a career in financial planning or individuals who want to learn about the financial planning process for their own personal use. This certificate program is designed to fulfill the educational requirements necessary to sit for the Certified Financial Planner™ certification examination.


Course Format

One night a week for 11 weeks. 6 pm – 9:30 pm, unless otherwise noted. 

Instructor-led.  Our instructors are all working in their field, bringing their professional experience and connections to the classroom.

Early Registration Fee: $715.00

Standard Fee: $790.00

Qualifies for 38 CPE credits

Location: Refer to Start Date Above



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The course covers all of the different types of Retirement Plans such as Qualified Plans, Non-Qualified Plans, Individual Plans and the ideas that are involved in making the best selection. Additionally, all of the employee benefits programs are covered with the reasons for their possible selection. A final exam is used as preparation to taking the CFP Board's national exam. Lastly, the class will include case studies to bring all of the course's information together in the determination of how and why companies make their selections.

Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc. owns the certification marks CFP®, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™, and federally registered CFP (with flame design) in the United States, which it awards to individuals who successfully complete CFP Board’s initial and ongoing certification requirements.