Board Certified In Estate Planning - BCE

AAA

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).

INVESTOPEDIA EXPLAINS '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.

RELATED TERMS
  1. National Association Of Estate ...

    A nationwide coalition of estate planners and estate planning ...
  2. Estate Planning

    The collection of preparation tasks that serve to manage an individual's ...
  3. Chartered Financial Analyst - CFA

    A professional designation given by the CFA Institute (formerly ...
  4. Estate

    All of the valuable things an individual owns, such as real estate, ...
  5. Analyst

    A financial professional who has expertise in evaluating investments ...
  6. Certified Financial Planner - CFP

    The CFP legal team has provided its official definition, along ...
Related Articles
  1. Options & Futures

    Getting Started On Your Estate Plan

    With some preparation, you can save your heirs from paying a hefty estate tax. Here are some tips.
  2. Options & Futures

    Three Documents You Shouldn't Do Without

    Estate planning is not just about the division of assets after you die. Read on to save your loved ones extra grief.
  3. Options & Futures

    Your Will: Why You Need A Power Of Attorney And Beneficiaries

    What would happen if you were suddenly unable to manage your financial affairs? Preparation is the best protection.
  4. Budgeting

    Studying In The United States: New York City

    Advice for international students on how to budget if you want to go to college in New York City.
  5. Professionals

    Tips for Spreading the Wealth to Relatives

    There are many ways that your clients can move money or other assets to relatives in order to reduce their tax bills. Here's a primer on best practices.
  6. Professionals

    Tips for Handling Client Inheritance

    When clients leave or receive an inheritance, be prepared to deal with much more than mere paperwork or financial transactions.
  7. Professionals

    Advice on Dealing with Unequal Inheritances

    When it comes to inheritances, the concept of equal versus equitable can be hard to navigate, even when all parties are reasonable.
  8. Budgeting

    Studying in the United States: Boston

    With more colleges than most cities, Boston is a mecca for students from around the world. Here's what to budget to study there.
  9. Budgeting

    Studying in the United States: Chicago

    Would you enjoy going to college in Chicago? Here's what it's like to study and live in the Windy City.
  10. Credit & Loans

    Is An MIT Education Worth the Tuition?

    An education from MIT may look pricey on the surface, but the earning potential of graduates means it's usually a very solid investment.

You May Also Like

Hot Definitions
  1. Fiat Money

    Currency that a government has declared to be legal tender, but is not backed by a physical commodity. The value of fiat ...
  2. Interest Rate Risk

    The risk that an investment's value will change due to a change in the absolute level of interest rates, in the spread between ...
  3. Income Effect

    In the context of economic theory, the income effect is the change in an individual's or economy's income and how that change ...
  4. Price-To-Sales Ratio - PSR

    A valuation ratio that compares a company’s stock price to its revenues. The price-to-sales ratio is an indicator of the ...
  5. Hurdle Rate

    The minimum rate of return on a project or investment required by a manager or investor. In order to compensate for risk, ...
  6. Market Value

    The price an asset would fetch in the marketplace. Market value is also commonly used to refer to the market capitalization ...
Trading Center