Course: Insurance PlanningLesson 6: Commercial Property and Liability Insurance Student Question: Hi Dan – On this review page, the correct answer for Question 2 (below) indicates that insurance will pay only over 97% of replacement cost. However, it says in the chapter that as long as the property is insured for more than 80% of replacement cost, the policy will pay the full cost…

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Erika wants $50,000 a year in today’s dollars in retirement. She anticipates retiring in 10 years and living in retirement for 30 years. Erika can earn 7% on her investments and she expects inflation to average 4%. Approximately how much should Erika have saved by the day she retires to meet this goal? $913,000 $983,000…

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Darryl Owens will report an AGI of $100,000 for this year on his federal income tax return. Darryl would like to make a gift to the local hospital of some stock. He would like to donate the stock that will provide the greatest income tax deduction for this year. Which of the following stocks should…

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Erika wants $50,000 a year in today’s dollars in retirement. She anticipates retiring in 10 years and living in retirement for 30 years. Erika can earn 7% on her investments and she expects inflation to average 4%. Approximately how much should Erika have saved by the day she retires to meet this goal? $913,000 $983,000…

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CFP Board Updates On March 2, 2020, the CFP Board notified all professionals that the compensation search function had been removed from the “Find Your CFP® Professional” tool on the letsmakeaplan.org website. The key decision point, according to the CFP Board, was that based on the new Code and Standards, all CFP® professionals are expected…

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Cindy received the following payments from her ex-husband Jim under the terms of the divorce decree: $10,000 of back alimony payments from last year $20,000 of back child support payments from last year $30,000 of alimony payments for this year $40,000 of child support payments for this year How much does Cindy have to include…

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The following information has been provided by a client for income tax purposes: $45,000 salary from an S Corporation where the client is a vice-president $3,500 loss from the S Corporation $1,500 loss from a 3% interest in a limited partnership $1,200 loss from a 10% interest in Middletown Partnership in which the client does…

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Dan and Karen Burles have 2 children, Coy (age 12, student) and Roger (age 21, student). Dan and Karen own a security equipment sales and installation business – an LLC. Dan and Karen are in the highest income tax bracket. They have a portfolio with $130,000 of municipal bonds (annual income $5,200), $80,000 of corporate…

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Which of the following tax planning ideas would help Beth the most if she currently has to pay AMT taxes? Pay her $1,000 January mortgage payment before the end of the year. Pay her $2,000 January alimony payment to her ex-husband before the end of the year. Recognize a $3,000 short-term capital gain on her…

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Course: Fundamentals of Financial PlanningLesson 5b: Using the HP 10b-II Calculator Student Question: For number 2 (below), should there be a CF of zero for Company B year one? It appears the explanation skips this cash flow. Bobby is investigating the cost of an alarm system for his home, which he thinks he will own for three years. Company A will charge him an…

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