Waltham, MA (PRWEB) April 14, 2017
Michael Broderick, Managing Partner, Atlantic Planning Group has earned the Retirement Income Certified Professional® (RICP®) designation from The American College of Financial Services, Bryn Mawr, PA.
Candidates for the RICP® designation must complete a minimum of three college-level courses and are required to pass a series of two-hour proctored exams. They must also have three years of experience, meet stringent ethics requirements, and participate in The College's continuing education program.
The RICP® educational curricula is the most complete and comprehensive program available to professional financial advisors looking to help their clients create sustainable retirement income. The rigorous three-course credential helps advisors master retirement income planning, a key focus area not fully covered in other professional designation programs. From retirement portfolio management techniques and mitigation of plan risks to the proper use of annuities, employer-sponsored benefits and determining the best Social Security claiming age, the RICP® provides a wealth of practical information for advisors.
Using the most current techniques, RICP®s identify retirement income needs and objectives and evaluate a client's current situation relative to those goals. Individuals who earn a RICP® can provide expert advice on a broad range of retirement topics including income needs and objectives, estate issues and other risks to the retirement income planning, Social Security, health insurance and housing decisions, and income taxation.
Michael started his financial service career in 1987 after obtaining his B.S. concentrating in Finance from Providence College. In 1995 he cofounded Atlantic Planning Group, LLC, and has been a managing partner since. His other designations include Certified Financial Planner®, Chartered Life Underwriter®, Chartered Financial Consultant®, and Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy®. Michael resides in Westwood, MA with his spouse and their three children.
The American College is the nation's largest non-profit educational institution devoted to financial services. Holding the highest level of academic accreditation, The College has served as a valued business partner to banks, brokerage films, insurance companies and others for over 86 years. The American College's faculty represents some of the financial services industry's foremost thought leaders. For more information, visit TheAmericanCollege.edu