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Social Security GPO: FOMO, IDK or LOL?? - Michael Wilson

Employees who work for a Social Security exempt agency for some or all of their career may be impacted by the Government Pension Offset (GPO). 

Workers and their employers need to understand the financial impact of the GPO on a married worker.

Workers need to recognize the GPO’s impact on their choice of using a voluntary retirement savings plan through their employer, such as a 401k or 457. 

In “Social Security GPO: FOMO, IDK or LOL??” by Michael Wilson, you will:

  1. Learn how Social Security defines various retirement benefits;
  2. Understand when the GPO does and does not apply;
  3. Learn how to calculate the GPO’s impact;
  4. Determine who may be affected by the GPO;
  5. Identify potential methods of reducing the GPO.

Your presenter is Michael Wilson, CFP®, CRC®, MBA, Integrity Financial Planning.

Michael Wilson

Mike is the owner of Integrity Financial Planning. Prior to Integrity, he worked over two years as a faculty member at the College for Financial Planning in Denver, training other financial advisors. Mike has extensive experience in the mutual fund industry, having worked 10 years with Fidelity Investments and Invesco Mutual Funds. He has an MBA in Finance from Baylor University, and he is a Certified Financial Planner™. Mike is also Certified Retirement Counselor® (CRC®).

He and his wife Nancy live in Salt Lake City; when not working on retirement issues, you’ll likely find Mike on his mountain bike somewhere in the Wasatch mountains.

Moderator: Betty Meredith, CFA, CFP®, CRC®, Int’l Retirement Resource Center

1 hr CFP®, CRC®, and other CE Credit Reporting

We will report your CFP® and/or CRC® credit (no additional reporting fee) checkout.  After purchase you will receive an email with a token. Please redeem token to take this course. You will receive another email explaining where to enter your CFP® and/or CRC® IDs  You are responsible for reporting all other certifications for CE credit. 

Overall Rating: 4.5 / 5

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Social Security GPO: FOMO, IDK or LOL?? - Michael Wilson


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