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Continuing Education credit — September 2019

As a subscriber to, you can earn up to 12 hours of CE credit from the CFP Board and the Investments & Wealth Institute.

Please read the articles and answer the questions below. To find the related article, click on the hyperlinked title of the story – both online-only articles as well as stories published in the magazine.

You must answer 8 of the 10 questions correctly to qualify for CE credit.

Financial Planning does not provide a certificate of completion. However, you will receive confirmation if you’ve passed the quiz. Please keep the confirmation for your records. Financial Planning reports results to the CFP Board weekly. The board may take an additional two weeks to post results.

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1. Which of these funds, from June 1, 2008, through May 31, 2019, had the most favorable ending balance after starting with $250,000 and having 0.333% of its balance withdrawn at the end of every month? *This question is required.
2. During this same time period, which of these funds had the least favorable amount in the minimum monthly withdrawal category? *This question is required.
3.  To pay dividends to common shareholders before selling down debt or preferred stock, a closed-end fund must have at least how much in assets for every $1 borrowed? *This question is required.
4. For the same scenario, what is the percentage of asset coverage a closed-end fund must have for every dollar raised by sales of preferred stock? *This question is required.
5. From March 2009 to June 2019, what was the average of annualized total returns for corporate BBB leveraged funds as compared to corporate BBB unleveraged funds? *This question is required.
6. For a client to be able to qualify for subsidies to help pay for individual health insurance coverage under the Affordable Care Act, what income level applies? *This question is required.
7. Under which rule, approved by the SEC in 2017, may a broker-dealer place a temporary hold on the disbursement of funds or securities from individuals age 65 and older under certain conditions? *This question is required.
8. A married couple filing jointly in 2019 can enjoy a 0% capital gains rate with an income up to what amount? *This question is required.
9. If you have a client turning 65 who does not have existing Medicare coverage, how much time do they have to enroll in Medicare Part B? *This question is required.
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10. What is the 2019 deductible for Medicare Part A? *This question is required.
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