DEFINITION of 'Board Certified In Estate Planning - BCE'
A certification offered by the Institute of Business & Finance (IBF) aimed at brokers, advisors and financial planners whose clients are interested in estate accumulation, preservation and distribution (estate planning).
BREAKING DOWN 'Board Certified In Estate Planning - BCE'
Qualified estate planners play a key role as one generation ages and plans for the distribution of their wealth upon their death; the BCE program is aimed at helping these individuals. It is a 60-hour self-study course with five modules. To complete the course and become a BCE you must have a minimum of two years experience in the financial services industry.