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July 10 @ 9:00 – 10:00a.m. – Five Sustainable Estate Planning Strategies

July 10 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Co-sponsored by Society of Financial Service Professionals and Women in Insurance and Financial Services

Program Overview

Tax Law changes come and go, but clients need estate planning strategies that will endure.  During this presentation, the tax presentation, the tax law changes that took effect in 2018 will be reviewed and five estate planning strategies that will stand the test of time will be explored.


Attendees will learn:

  1. The practical impact of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act on clients’ estate plans.
  2. Why irrevocable life insurance trusts (ILITs) are still a viable planning tool and what to say to existing clients who want to eliminate them and/or surrender their life insurance.
  3. When and why to consider adding a family limited liability to the estate plan.
  4. The current status of sales to intentionally defective irrevocable trusts and how this tool can work for clients.
  5. A strategy to reduce tax and increase retirement income when a business owner sells his or her business.


Featured Speaker:

Kathleen Bilderback, JD, LLM, AEP is a founding member of Affinity Law Group, LLC, a firm dedicated to providing legal services to business, their owners and executives at every stage of their life cycles.  Kathleen graduated from St. Louis University with degrees in Accounting and Theatre.  She received her law degree and LL.M in Taxation from the Washington University School of Law in St. Louis.  She is a recipient of the Gary I. Boren Memorial Award for attaining the highest overall grade point average in the LL.M. program.  Kathleen, specializes in estate, business, and executive benefits planning and estate and executive compensation planning with life insurance.  She is a member of the Missouri, Illinois, and Pennsylvania bars.  She is a nationally recognized speaker and author and former adjunct professor in the LLM program at Washington University’s School of Law.  She is a member of the Business Insurance & Estate Planning Committee of the Association of Advanced Life Underwriting (AALU), and was selected as Registered Player Financial Advisor for the National Football League Players Association.  She was formerly on the Board of Directors of the St. Louis Chapter of the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (NAIFA) and currently serves on the Board of Directors of the St. Louis Children’s Hospital Legacy Advisors.  She is a National Director of the Society of Financial Service Professionals.  She was named one of Missouri Lawyers Weekly’s Up and Coming Lawyers and received the Accredited Estate Planner designation from the National Association of Estate Planners & Council.  She has presented at AALU and the Top of the Table Meeting for the Million Dollar Roundtable.  Kathleen was selected for inclusion in Missouri and Kansas SuperLawyers in 2012-2019.


Educational Level:



CE Credits

1 CFP® credit, 1 CPE (accounting) credit, and 1 Professional Recertification (formerly PACE) credit have been applied for.

$5.00 fee per credit.

You must participate in the live webinar in order to earn CE credits.  For those requesting credits, a certificate of completion will be emailed to you about a week after the webinar, upon successful completion of the webinar.  For CFP® credit, FSP will report your credit to the CFP Board for you after the webinar.


Registration Fee (includes live webinar, PowerPoint, and access to the archived program)

FSP Premier Members FSP and WIFS Members Non Members
CFP® Credit: INCLUDED $5 $5
CPE Credit: INCLUDED $5 $5

*Registration is required.


Registration Options

Call FSP’s Member Services department at (800)392-6900, Monday – Friday, 9:00a.m. – 4:00p.m. ET


Program Material

Upon registration, you will receive instructions via e-mail on how to participate in the program.  The e-mail will also include instructions for downloading the PowerPoint presentation.


How Webinars Work

All you need to participate in a webinar is a computer with Internet access to view the live presentation.  For the audio portion, you have the option of listening to the program through your computer’s speakers (VOIP) or through the telephone.  If you prefer not to view the Web presentation, you have the option to listen only over the phone.

You can also join a webinar from your iPhone, iPad, or Android device.


Program Archive

This program will be recorded and archived, and the link to the recording will be emailed to all registrants about a week after the webinar.

The recording will also be accessible by all FSP members in the Member Resources area of the FSP Website within 24 hours of the webinar.

The recording will include both the audio portion and PowerPoint slides.


July 10
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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