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Through monthly articles, interviews, columns and research, the Journal of Financial Planning has covered everything from history-making concepts to cutting-edge news. Our readers trust our content because they know it will always be objective, peer-reviewed and a reflection of what financial planners like you experience in practice every day.


APRIL 2021



WE'VE GONE DIGITAL!  Still the same great, thought-provoking content now available online, digitally, and through the FPA Publications app. Click HERE to explore ways to make the most of your digital experience. 

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COVER STORY -- Estate Planning Insights in the Age of COVID-19

by Philip Herzberg, CFP®, CTFA, AEP®
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Journal in the Round Discussion -- April 28, 2021, 12pm MDT

Join Randy Gardner, , J.D., LLM, CPA, RLP®, CFP®, and Julie Welch, CPA/PFS, CFP®, AEP, who will offer our members a deep dive into the planning opportunities and tax changes that were included in the American Rescue Plan Act.
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TAX PLANNING -- The American Rescue Plan Act Is Loaded with Tax Planning Opportunities for 2020 and 2021

by Randy Gardner, J.D., LLM, CPA, RLP®, CFP®; and Julie Welch, CPA/PFS, CFP®, AEP
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