Kaplan University School of Professional and Continuing Education Kaplan University School of Professional and Continuing Education

Continuing Education for CFP® Professionals

Renew your CFP certification - Kaplan is a CFP Board Quality Partner

CFP® professionals need 30 credits of continuing education (CE) every two years for CFP® certification renewal. As a CFP Board-approved continuing education provider, we deliver high-quality, efficient self-study CE courses.

CFP Board's Code of Ethics

One of the clear points differentiating CFP® professionals from other financial planners is their adherence to CFP Board's Code of Ethics, which ensures that they put clients' interests ahead of their own. Our CE course, Ethics CE: CFP Board's Revised Code and Standards, is based on CFP Board standards and provides two hours of the CE necessary for CFP® certification renewal.

Note: Ethics CE: CFP Board's Revised Code and Standards satisfies the ethics requirement for CFP® certification renewal only. It does not satisfy additional ethics credits. View CE courses, including ethics courses, in the Total Access CE library below. 

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Ethics CE: CFP Board’s Revised Code and Standards
Code of Ethics 2
Eligible CFP® CE Hours 2
$29.00  Add to Cart 

This CFP Board-approved continuing education course fulfills the 2-hour ethics requirement and has been designed to educate CFP® professionals regarding the new Code of Ethics and Standards of Conduct effective October 1, 2019.

Supported with thorough slides, the revised Code and Standards content emphasizes the significant changes from previous Standards and how these changes affect CFP® professionals. Additionally, the course reviews CFP Board's fiduciary duty, the application of the Practice Standards when providing financial planning, the recognition of circumstances in which specific information must be provided to a client, and material conflicts of interest.

This course is fully delivered online. Upon successful completion of this course, Kaplan will submit your credit hours to CFP Board.

Total Access CE for CFP® Professionals

College for Financial Planning®—a Kaplan Company offers more than 50 CE courses that are approved for CFP® certification credit. Order now and receive unlimited access to the Total Access CE Library for CFP® Certification Renewal for an entire year.

Note: Total Access CE does not contain the ethics course required for CFP® certification renewal. For ethics credits, please order Ethics CE: CFP Board's Revised Code and Standards above.

Important: By ordering Total Access CE from this page, you will only receive CFP® certification renewal credit for the courses taken. You will not receive Insurance CE credit.
To receive both Insurance CE credit and CFP® certification renewal CE credit: choose Change State, select your state, then order the state approved insurance packages from your state's page. Insurance courses also approved for CFP® certification renewal CE will be noted in the Credit Hours column on your state's insurance ce page.

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Total Access CE - All Lines - CFP $59.00  Add to Cart 

Total Access CE (All Lines) lets you take all the online continuing education courses you want for one price. It offers the most economical way to satisfy your CE requirements with courses that are easy to navigate and written by industry experts.

The library includes:

  • 365 days of unlimited access to all courses in our Insurance CE library
  • Immediate results with instant exam scoring
  • Unlimited exam retakes
  • Interactive CE tracking system
  • Printable certificate
  • CE submission to one state
Course(s) Credit Hours
Annuity Suitability and Disclosure
General 4

Skill Level: Intermediate

Satisfy Minnesota's one-time annuity training requirement. Learn the fundamentals of the annuity contract, suitability, and sales practices. Learn about variable and fixed annuities, single and periodic premiums, and immediate and deferred annuities. Appropriate uses for different annuities and tax rules are also discussed.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Annuity Suitability: 4-Hour Training Course, 2nd Edition
General 3

This course was developed to satisfy the NAIC annuity training course requirement. Learn the fundamentals of the annuity contract, suitability, and sales practices. Learn about variable and fixed annuities, single and periodic premiums, and immediate and deferred annuities. Appropriate uses for different annuities and tax rules are also discussed.

Annuity Training Course - NAIC/FINRA Rules and Regulations
General 5.5

Skill Level: Intermediate

Learn the fundamentals of the annuity contract, suitability, and sales practices. Learn about variable and fixed annuities, single and periodic premiums, and immediate and deferred annuities. Appropriate uses for different annuities and tax rules are also discussed.

Course(s) Credit Hours
AML Best Practices for the Life Insurance Industry, 2nd Edition
General 1.5

Skill Level: Intermediate 

This course shows insurance company personnel how to build anti-money laundering programs. It introduces the Bank Security Act, the Money Laundering Control Act, the Money Laundering Suppression Act, and the USA PATRIOT Act. The money laundering process is described, with emphasis on the insurance industry's most vulnerable points. The requirements for a formal program are given, including requirements related to the adoption of policies, procedures, and internal controls. The course explains the compliance officer's specific responsibilities for the program.

Anti-Money Laundering Laws and Practices
General 2.5

Skill Level: Intermediate 

Where is the insurance industry most vulnerable to money laundering? Learn how to recognize activities that should be considered unusual or suspicious. The course covers laws enacted to enhance the government's ability to fight money laundering by monitoring currency transactions and suspicious financial activities.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Anti-Money Laundering Rules for Insurance Companies
General 1

Skill Level: Basic

Learn how to comply with anti-money laundering requirements for insurance companies. This course discusses the money laundering problem in the insurance industry, the money laundering process, anti-money laundering laws and regulations for insurance companies, and how companies can comply with anti-money laundering program and reporting requirements.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:
 

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 1 hour of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Anti-Money Laundering Training for Insurance Professionals
General 2

Skill Level: Intermediate

This course contains the recommended core elements of an AML program for life insurance companies, as well as directions on how to integrate insurance agents and brokers into the insurance company's AML program, including those associated with independent agencies. Major topics addressed in the course include trends in money laundering, major laws addressing money laundering, the core components of an insurance company's anti-money laundering program, the role and responsibilities of life insurance agents, recordkeeping requirements, and reporting requirements and penalties for breaking AML laws and regulations.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 2 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Anti-Money Laundering: Applying the Rules
General 1

Money laundering occurs when funds from illicit activities are made to look like legitimate funds.  The process attempts to disguise the financial assets so they can be used without detecting the illegal activities that produced them. Money laundering has devastating social consequences. The tainted funds are used to finance a wide range of illegal activities, such as narcotics trafficking, arms smuggling, financial frauds, trafficking human beings, and financing terrorism.

This course, Anti-Money Laundering: Applying the Rules, will provide you with a clear understanding of the various techniques by which money laundering occurs; the laws, rules, and regulations regarding money laundering; unusual and suspicious activities that may indicate money laundering activities; the scope and importance of AML programs; and the individual agent’s and representative’s responsibilities in preventing money laundering.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:


This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 1 hour of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Anti-Money Laundering: Frequently Asked Questions
General 1

Difficulty level: Basic

Course description: Get answers to your frequently asked questions about federal anti-money laundering (AML) requirements for insurance companies and their agents. Topics covered include money laundering basics, anti-money laundering rules for insurance companies, customer identification programs, and suspicious activity reporting.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 1 hour of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Course(s) Credit Hours
Estate Planning Concepts, 12th Edition
General 5

Skill Level: Advanced

Learn what you need to sell life insurance in the profitable estate planning market. This course covers forms of property ownership, wills, trusts, probate, and estate and death taxes. Learn how to use life insurance and annuities to achieve important estate planning objectives.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 15 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

ILITs and Estate Planning, 2nd Edition
General 1.5

Skill Level: Intermediate  

This course analyzes the difference between a probate estate and a federal gross estate, the methods of paying final estate taxes, the important elements of a trust, the reasons for purchasing life insurance to pay estate settlement costs, the value of using an irrevocable life insurance trust (ILIT) to pay estate settlement costs, and the value of paying life insurance premiums through annual gifts to an ILIT.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 2 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Introduction to Trusts: Case Studies, 3rd Edition
General 4

Skill Level: Advanced

In today's competitive financial services market, your ability to use estate and financial planning techniques to the best advantage of your clients is vital to your success. Trusts are one of the major building blocks of those techniques. This course is designed to cast you in the role of financial planner for five clients. You will interview the clients to determine their circumstances, needs, and resources. You will analyze their situations to develop a financial plan using trusts, and you will implement the plan with the execution of appropriate documents.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Problematic Beneficiary Designations, 2nd Edition
General 4

Skill Level: Advanced 

Discover potential problems in beneficiary designations for life insurance, annuities, and retirement plans. Learn the tax consequences of these designations, complications when children are named, the use of trusts to solve problems, and your role in the beneficiary designation process.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Understanding Wills and Intestacy, 2nd Edition
General 2

Skill Level: Intermediate

Learners will be able to understand the differences between wills and intestacy and explain the impact of each on an individual's estate and the estate settlement process. This course also covers the laws of intestacy, the intestacy process, and the reason some people die intestate, as well as the general requirements of a valid will, the different types of wills, and the process of drafting and executing a will. It includes sample documents and exercises to help the student gain mastery of the complex language of estate planning.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 3 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Course(s) Credit Hours
Ethics for the Insurance Professional, 4th Edition
General 3

Skill Level: Intermediate

This course outlines the broad parameters of a life insurance producer's ethical responsibilities. The producer's responsibilities to the insurer, policyowners, and the public are detailed. The course also outlines legal and fiduciary issues. Case studies and examples throughout the course reflect ethical dilemmas that insurance producers commonly face on the job.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 3 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Insurance Ethics and Consumer Protection, 2nd Edition [Approved for Insurance Ethics not CFP Ethics]
General 1

Skill Level: Basic

Insurance professionals will learn why ethical conduct is good business. This course is appropriate for life and health and property and casualty staff and producers.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 1 hour of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Course(s) Credit Hours
Annuities for Today's Investor, 1st Edition, 3rd Revision
General 3

Skill Level: Basic

Learn how annuities can satisfy client investment goals. This course discusses the features of annuities and where they belong within the range of retirement saving and distribution options that are available to clients. The course also links annuity features to the sales process.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 3 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Annuity Concepts, 2nd Edition, Revised
General 3

Skill Level: Basic

Learn the fundamentals of individual annuity contracts. This course covers variable annuities in depth, distinguishing them from fixed annuities and discussing variations such as single and periodic premium, immediate and deferred annuities. How annuities are used and tax rules are also covered.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Asset Allocation in Variable Annuities, 2nd Edition
General 1

Skill Level: Advanced

Focuses on the allocation of investment resources in variable annuity subaccounts. Describes common approaches to asset allocation and the relationship between asset allocation and investment diversification, as well as the various forms of financial risk and how to develop a client profile and identify client investment objectives.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 2 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Business Continuation Training Course, 3rd Edition
General 5

Skill Level: Intermediate

Businessowners have special estate planning challenges. Learn the pros and cons of continuing a business or liquidating it when the owner dies or becomes disabled. This course covers buy-sell arrangements, tax rules, and the role of insurance in making an effective plan.

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 8 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Business Insurance Concepts, 10th Edition
General 5

Skill Level: Advanced

This comprehensive course examines the insurance products and concepts that meet business insurance needs. It compares proprietorships, partnerships, and corporations, and then discusses key employee insurance, deferred compensation, split-dollar plans, executive bonus plans, and group insurance. It includes sample advanced sales agreements, plus valuable prospecting tips and sales ideas. The last unit explains financial statements and shows how to use them as sales tools.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 16 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Equity-Indexed Annuities, 3rd Edition
General 2

Skill Level: Intermediate 

Learn the most important concepts relating to equity-indexed annuities (EIAs). This course describes EIA designs, features, and performance in detail. It also shows examples of the way various EIA design structures perform under different market conditions and why indexing is a solid investment strategy for the traditional annuity buyer.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 3 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Financial Planning Process, 10th Edition
General 13

Difficulty Level: Advanced

Get clued into the financial planning process and the financial services industry. This course covers the basic analytic tools of the trade, income tax planning, risk management planning, retirement planning, wealth accumulation planning, estate planning, and business planning, and concludes with a look at the profession.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 20 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Financial Planning Process, 9th Edition
General 5

Difficulty Level: Advanced

Get clued into the financial planning process and the financial services industry. This course covers the basic analytic tools of the trade, income tax planning, risk management planning, retirement planning, wealth accumulation planning, estate planning, and business planning, and concludes with a look at the profession.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 21 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Financial Products Training Course, 7th Edition
General 7.5

Skill Level: Advanced

Give your producers and brokers a practical and sales-oriented look at how each financial product works, including its tax consequences and its relative strengths and weaknesses. This comprehensive book covers deposit accounts, insurance, annuities, securities, mutual funds, and qualified retirement plans. Separate units focus on the risk-return tradeoff and selecting the right investment.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 11 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

FINRA Rule 2330: Deferred Variable Annuities
General 1

Skill Level:
Advanced

Course Description:
Deferred variable annuities can be complex and difficult to understand for customers and in some cases the registered representatives who sell them. They offer the customer choices among a number of contract options and offer the customer the opportunity to choose from a large number of investment options. FINRA developed Rule 2330 (formerly NASD Rule 2821) to enhance your and your firm’s compliance and supervisory systems regarding deferred variable annuities. The rule is also designed to provide more comprehensive and targeted protection to investors who wish to use deferred variable annuities in their investment programs.

In this course, you will learn how the FINRA Rule 2330 applies to your business practices when recommending the purchase or exchange of deferred variable annuities to customers.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 1 hour of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Indexed Products, 2nd Edition
Financial Planning 5

Skill Level: Intermediate 

The growth in popularity of indexed insurance products, specifically fixed indexed annuities and fixed indexed life insurance policies, has been dramatic. While these products are considered fixed contracts, the interest that is credited to these products is based on the performance of an external financial index.  The basic concepts of these products may seem simple, but they are among the most complex of all insurance products. To many, they fall in the middle of the risk spectrum, between traditional fixed annuities and life insurance policies and variable annuities and variable life insurance policies.

This course will explain how these products compare and contrast with their fixed counterparts.  The course will also cover in detail different interest crediting methods and design characteristics of the indexed product, and the important suitability and market conduct issues related to these products.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:
This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 7 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (2017 Tax Reform)
General 2

Skill level: Advanced

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act was one of the most significant tax law changes since 1986. Significant changes in personal and business taxation were made.  This course is intended to give the insurance producer a working knowledge of the tax law changes that may impact their clients. After completing this course, insurance producers will be able to identify the material changes in the Tax Code that affect individuals and businesses and apply those changes in their practice of advising existing and prospective insurance and financial services clients.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:


This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 2 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Taxation of Life Insurance and Annuities, 2nd Edition
General 2

Skill Level: Advanced

This course provides an introduction to the income taxation of life insurance products and annuities. The lessons discuss life insurance as a financial product, term and permanent life insurance, rights and benefits of life insurance ownership, settlement options, and taxation. The lesson on annuities covers the role of annuities in investment planning and taxation issues.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 3 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Understanding 1035 Exchanges
General 1.5

Skill Level: Intermediate 

The purpose of this course is to examine Internal Revenue Code (IRC) Section 1035 and the planning capabilities it requires. The course covers the basic tax treatment of life insurance and annuities, the purpose of Section 1035, the exchange rules of life insurance and annuities, the meaning of policy replacement, and the procedures for properly effecting a 1035 exchange.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 2 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Variable Contracts, 2nd Edition Revised
General 5

Skill Level: Intermediate 

Take your knowledge of variable contracts to the next level. Learn to describe the formal characteristics of fixed premium variable life, variable universal life, and variable annuities to prospects and clients; determine suitability requirements of variable contracts; and explain and recommend asset allocation based on your clients' needs.

Variable Contracts: Case Studies, 1st Edition Revised
General 3

Skill Level: Intermediate 

Explore the steps in the variable life insurance and annuity sales process through a series of case studies. Meet the clients, conduct a fact-finding interview, create a plan, present the plan, and follow up to determine if the plan continues to best serve the client.

Course(s) Credit Hours
Asset Allocation, 1st Edition Revised
General 2

Skill Level: Advanced

Explore the foundational concepts of asset allocation and the practical implications of modern portfolio theory. This course also covers rebalancing and the risks that investors may encounter, an extensive history of the capital markets, and a section devoted to suitability and the benefits and disadvantages of wrap accounts.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 3 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Course(s) Credit Hours
Advising Clients on Medicare, 2nd Edition
General 2

Skill Level: Intermediate

This course begins with a discussion of the need and value to financial advisors of providing advice to Baby Boomers on Medicare programs and choices, and then describes how and when to provide that advice. Course units cover the clients, considerations, resources, Medicare, enrollment, major choices, Original Medicare, Medicare Supplement Insurance, Medicare Advantage Plans, Medicare Part D: Prescription Drug Plans, and changing plans.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 2 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Disability Income Insurance, 4th Edition
General 6

Skill Level: Intermediate

This comprehensive course on disability income insurance provides the training that agents need to educate clients and sell disability insurance policies in the individual and business markets. This course defines and explains the major forms of disability income insurance in clear and concise language with illustrations and marketing strategies.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 8 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Financial Exploitation of Seniors: Why Insurance Agents Should Care
General 1.5

Skill Level: Intermediate

Financial exploitation occurs when a person misuses or takes the assets of a vulnerable adult for their own personal benefit. This frequently occurs without the explicit knowledge or consent of a vulnerable adult, depriving them of vital financial resources for their personal needs. Assets are commonly taken via forms of deception, false pretenses, coercion, harassment, duress and threats.

This course will provide answers to these questions: What is it? Who does it impact? What are the signals? Why should you care? What to do about it?

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 2 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Group Insurance, 7th Edition
General 4

Skill Level: Intermediate 

Group insurance is a different animal. Get practical advice on enrolling, installing, and servicing group plans for life, health, and long-term care insurance. This course includes coverage of tax rules, Section 125 plans, and the impact of managed care and health insurance portability requirements.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 5 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Health Insurance Fundamentals
General 5

Skill Level: 

Intermediate

Course Description:

This course discusses the many different kinds of health insurance coverage's that are available. Health insurance varies according to the methods of underwriting, the injury or illness covered, the types of insurers, the types of benefits and services provided, the types of losses covered, and the amount of benefits available.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 9 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Health Savings Accounts, 3rd Edition
General 3.5

Skill Level: Intermediate

Learn how health savings accounts (HSAs) differ from other healthcare reimbursement arrangements. This course covers HSA eligibility and the requirement that HSAs be used with a high-deductible health insurance plan. The rules for tax-free distributions, treatment of other distributions and other rules are also covered.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Long-Term Care Concepts, 5th Edition
General 2.5

Skill Level: Basic

This course introduces insurance agents to long-term care (LTC) insurance. Newly revised, this course identifies the health care professionals and organizations that provide LTC services and defines the various types of LTC settings and the scope of services in those settings. Tax-qualified and non-tax-qualified plans are described in detail. The course also covers Medicaid and Medicare.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 2 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Long-Term Care Suitability, 2nd Edition
General 4

Skill Level: Basic

Long-Term Care Suitability trains insurance agents in the process of educating clients about the long-term care (LTC) field and the need for LTC insurance. It details the process of working with clients to design affordable policies that are tailored to meet their needs and goals. This course emphasizes the suitability and the matching of product features and benefits to client needs and goals.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 15 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Long-Term Care, 6th Edition
General 5

Skill Level: Intermediate

This course introduces insurance agents to long-term care (LTC) insurance. Newly revised, this course identifies the health care professionals and organizations that provide LTC services, and defines the various types of LTC settings and the scope of services in those settings. Tax-qualified and non-tax-qualified plans are described in detail. The course also covers Medicaid and Medicare.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 9 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Medicare and Medigap Insurance, 11th Edition
General 3.5

Skill level: Intermediate

This course provides thorough coverage of the details concerning both Medicare health insurance and Medigap supplement health insurance policies. Medicare Part C plans (Medicare Advantage) are (is) also discussed. The course provides information on Medicare eligibility requirements and enrollment procedures and explains how health benefit claims are considered in plan coverage. Medicare benefits are explained in detail, including covered services, benefit amounts, claim exclusions, and any applicable copayments and deductibles.  The section of the course covering Medigap supplement insurance includes a discussion of related marketing and sales issues. Case study examples demonstrate how Medigap supplement insurance can complement Original Medicare coverage limitations.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Medicare Supplement Policies
Health Insurance 2

Skill Level:

Intermediate

This course provides thorough coverage of the details concerning Medicare supplement health insurance policies, also known as Medigap policies. 

This course includes a discussion of related marketing and sales issues. Case study examples demonstrate how Medigap supplement insurance can complement Original Medicare coverage limitations.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 2 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Medicare, 3rd Edition
General 2

Skill Level: Basic

This course covers the Medicare program, including Medicare Part A (Hospital Insurance), Medicare Part B (Medical Insurance), Medicare Part C (Medicare Advantage Plans, like HMOs or PPOs), and Medicare Part D (Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage).

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 2 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Course(s) Credit Hours
Annuity Fundamentals and Applying FINRA Rule 2330
General 3

Deferred variable annuities can be complex and difficult to understand for customers and in some cases for the registered representatives who sell them. They offer the customer choices among a number of contract options and offer the customer the opportunity to choose from a large number of investment options. FINRA developed Rule 2330 (formerly NASD Rule 2821) to enhance your and your firm’s compliance and supervisory systems regarding deferred variable annuities. The rule is also designed to provide more comprehensive and targeted protection to investors who wish to use deferred variable annuities in their investment programs. This course provides an overview of variable annuities and how you and your fim may apply rule 2330.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 4 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Know Your Customer and Variable Annuities (FINRA 2330)
General 2

Skill level:  Intermediate

This course discusses the key aspects of the FINRA Know Your Customer rule. The course contrasts Know Your Customer requirements with variable annuity suitability requirements. Additionally, this course reviews the features of a variable annuity and supervisory responsibilities in regards to variable annuities.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 3 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Course(s) Credit Hours
Introduction to Advanced Markets, 4th Edition
General 5

Skill Level: Intermediate

When producers are ready to move into the advanced markets, this course teaches the concepts they must know to succeed. It explains how to prospect for and get the attention of businessowners. The course presents the issues that are important to businessowners and discusses how producers can meet their needs. It covers succession planning (buy-sell agreements, Section 303 redemptions, and key employee insurance), as well as several insurance products for advanced markets (group insurance, executive bonus, split-dollar plans, qualified retirement plans, and more). Learners discover how to collect the information necessary to develop an effective sales proposal.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 9 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Introduction to Life Insurance, 2nd Edition, 3rd Revision
General 5

Skill Level: Basic 

This is a valuable, first-step training course that explains the job of selling life insurance and what is expected from new agents. It includes tips for a successful career, techniques for identifying insurance markets and analyzing financial needs, finding and contacting prospects, planning presentations, completing the sale, uses for life insurance products, analyzing life insurance policies, and developing professional work habits.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 7 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Life Concepts, 19th Edition
General 11

Skill Level: Basic

This course provides a comprehensive look at the life insurance industry. The first section of the course focuses on general information about insurance, including insurance regulation, insurance law, underwriting basics, and group insurance. The second section explains life insurance, including selling life insurance, policy issuance and delivery, types of insurance policies, policy provisions, policy options, annuities, group life insurance, Social Security and tax considerations, and retirement plans. Review questions conclude each unit. Topics include an introduction to life insurance, the need for life insurance, permanent insurance, term insurance, annuities, policy provisions, riders, premiums, dividends, nonforfeiture and settlement options, policy loans, insurance applications, underwriting, claims, group life insurance, business insurance, retirement plans, tax treatment of life insurance, life insurance companies, legal and professional aspects, and government programs.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 11 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Life Insurance Policy Comparison and Underwriting, 3rd Edition
Estate Planning 10

Skill Level: Basic

This is an introductory course in nature and uses of life insurance, insurance applications and receipts, mortality and rating, underwriting processes and actions, term life insurance, whole life products, specialized policy forms, flexible policies, policy riders, options, provisions, and the use of life insurance for financial planning.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 10 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Needs Analysis, 4th Edition
General 5

Skill Level: Intermediate

This course addresses the basics of needs-based consultative selling. After comparing financial objectives with existing resources, the need for additional insurance becomes obvious to prospects. This course is designed for producers who have just completed their introductory training or for experienced agents who wish to upgrade their skills from package or product selling.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 6 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Course(s) Credit Hours
Indiana Long-Term Care and Partnership Program 5-Hour Refresher Course
General 4

Skill Level: Intermediate

Satisfy your Indiana five-hour long-term care training refresher requirement with this course, which discusses the need for long-term care, examines how long-term care insurance can meet long-term care needs, and covers the Indiana long-term care partnership program and Medicaid eligibility. Long-term care policy features, benefits, and design options are also discussed.

Long-Term Care and Partnership Program 4-Hour Refresher Course, 3rd Edition
General 3.5

Skill Level: Intermediate

Refresh your understanding of long-term care (LTC) planning. This course, which covers required LTC Partnership and Medicaid training, fulfills the four-hour ongoing training requirement for sellers of LTC insurance policies. Paying for long-term care and long-term care policy features and suitability are also highlighted.

Long-Term Care and Partnership Programs Initial 8-Hour Course, 3rd Edition
General 6.5

Skill Level: Intermediate

This course meets the NAIC initial training requirement. It introduces insurance agents to long-term care (LTC) insurance. Topics addressed include an introduction to long-term care, sources of funds for long-term care, features of long-term care insurance policies, tax-qualified and nonqualified long-term care insurance policies, introduction to long-term care partnership (LTCP) policies, suitability, and producer responsibilities.

Course(s) Credit Hours
Social Security and Medicare, 4th Edition
General 5

Skill Level: Intermediate

The rules governing Social Security and Medicare are complex, and eligibility requirements and benefit amounts can change frequently. This course will help you understand these programs. The course is divided into two parts and covers both Social Security and Medicare. A useful glossary of terms is included.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 6 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Course(s) Credit Hours
401(k) Plans, 6th Edition
General 4

Skill Level: Intermediate 

Learn how to tailor a 401(k) plan for differing needs. This course starts with basic concepts governing 401(k) plans, building to marketing, installation, and administration of these plans. Less expensive SIMPLE plans for small employers are also covered.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 5 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Advance Planning for Senior Needs, 4th Edition
General 5

Skill Level: Advanced

Understand the unique needs of retired individuals, the resources available to meet those needs, and planning techniques available to clients at various stages of life. This course considers life insurance, annuities, health insurance, and long-term care, and covers critical market conduct issues.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 11 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Distribution Planning: Required Distributions, 2nd Edition
General 1

Skill Level: Intermediate 

What happens when the owner of a tax-qualified retirement account reaches age 70½? This course covers IRS rules governing minimum distributions that must be made together with the tax treatment of these distributions. How these rules affect distributions to beneficiaries after the account owner’s death are also covered.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 2 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Financial Challenges Facing Retirees, 4th Edition
General 2.5

Skill Level: Intermediate

Key challenges to the financial security of retirees resources and strategies for distributing retirement savings to provide income for a lifetime are tackled in this course. Learn the need for post-retirement planning, risk management strategies for addressing illness and injury, long-term care, uninsured death, and outliving one's income.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 3 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Investing Retirement Assets, 4th Edition
General 2

Skill Level: Intermediate

Numerous factors must be taken into account to formulate suitable strategies for investing retirement assets for today's retirees. This course provides an introduction to distributions from tax-qualified retirement plans, as well as an overview of the principles of asset allocation that may be appropriate for a retired or retiring client.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 3 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC)

Qualified and Nonqualified Plans, 4th Edition
General 5

Skill Level: Advanced

Learn about pension, profit-sharing and 401(k) plans, as well as IRAs, Keoghs, and nonqualified deferred compensation. This course explains qualification and tax rules for each type of plan and examines each plan's design from the perspective of both employers and employees. Plan installation, administration, and termination are fully explained.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 9 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Retirement Income Strategies, 3rd Edition
General 1.5

Skill Level: Intermediate


Retirees need to stretch their assets for 20-30 years or more. Savvy distribution planning can help. Learn when to tap different asset categories and how taxable funds differ from tax-free and tax-deferred funds. Manage your clients' risk so they won’t outlive their resources.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 2 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Senior Needs Planning, 5th Edition
General 5

Skill Level: Intermediate

Understand the financial concerns facing your retired clients. This course will help you increase the value of the consultative services you provide your clients by offering strategic solutions to address those concerns and make you aware of the market conduct and ethical issues involved in serving the senior market.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 8 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).

Understanding IRAs, 5th Edition
General 5

Skill Level: Intermediate

Traditional IRAs, Roth IRAs, education IRAs, and medical savings accounts are the subject of this course. Learn how these savings vehicles can be used with employer-sponsored retirement plans and medical savings accounts as part of an overall personal financial strategy, for both retirement and preretirement savings.

Please note, you will receive CE credit hours for this course awarded by the Department of Insurance in the state you've selected. The following statement is not applicable unless you are a Minnesota-resident producer:


This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 5 hours of insurance continuing education (Applies to MN insurance CE courses only; statement required by MN DOC).