Jan 1 – The best time to start new IRA’s be it Traditional IRA’s, ROTH IRA’s or SIP IRA’s for current year.
For more information visit: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Traditional_IRA, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roth_IRA
Jan 8-10 - Barron’s Top Advisors Summit
The Barron’s Top Advisors Summit is restricted invitation-only event that is designed by and for Barron’s top advisors from their respective firms to raise the standards of working and excellence in the wealth management industry.
Website Link: https://www.barrons-top100.com/index.html#main
February 27-March 1, 2018 – Forbes – SHOOK Top Advisor conference
Forbes and SHOOK Research are teaming up to host an unprecedented gathering of the world’s top 500 preeminent wealth advisors and industry leaders convening a group of advisors that represents nearly $1 trillion of assets under management.
Website Link: https://www.forbes.com/forbes-live/event/top-advisor-summit/
Feb 6-9 Technology Tools for Today (T3) Advisor Conference
The Technology Tools for Today (T3) Advisor Conference focuses on the full array of available advisor financial technology and wealth tech tools that focus on increasing advisors reach through technology and tailored methods.
Website Link: http://www.technologytoolsfortoday.com/registration---2018-advisor-conference.html
March 15, 16 – IAA Advisor Compliance Conference
The IAA’s annual Investment Adviser Compliance Conference is a comprehensive program that focuses on providing investment advisers with the most current information available on the changing regulatory landscape and the financial advisory in the country.
Website Link: https://www.investmentadviser.org/events/calendar
March 28–29– CFA Wealth Management Conference
The 2018 CFA Institute Wealth Management Conference features practitioner-oriented educational sessions across a broad spectrum of topics carefully chosen to meet the needs of those engaged in managing private wealth.
Website Link: https://www.cfainstitute.org/learning/events/Pages/03282018_135915.aspx
April 11-13 - SIFMA Private Client Conference
The 40th Annual SIFMA Private Client Conference gathers leaders from across the worlds that are from private wealth management industry, to discuss new trends and practices for delivering financial advice and its working.
Website Link: https://www.sifma.org/event/private-client-conference/
April 15 – Last day to fund Health Savings accounts
For more information visit: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Health_savings_account
April 15 – Last day to fund previous years traditional IRA’s, Roth IRA’s for small business and self-employed.
For more information visit: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SEP-IRA
May 6-9 - Investments & Wealth Institute Annual Conference (formerly IMCA ACE)
The Investments & Wealth Institute 2018 Annual Conference Experience offers investment and wealth professionals the opportunity to discover the latest insight from some of the world’s thought leaders.
Website Link: http://investmentsandwealth.org/ace
May 16-19 – NAPFA 2018 Spring Conference
The NAPFA 2018 Spring Conference provides top-notch networking opportunities, cutting-edge keynote speakers, and educational programs hand curated to feed your professional passion and help you shape the future of your financial and wealth management.
Website Link: https://www.napfa.org/conferences/2018-spring-conference
June 6-8 - Pershing INSITE’18
The Pershing INSITE’18 Conference features the top industry thinkers and world leaders to inspire advisors to think big and to differentiate themselves in the marketplace to lead and efficiently in financial advising.
Website Link: https://www.bnymelloninsite.com/
June 11 – 13 - Morningstar Investment Conference
The annual Morningstar Investment Conference brings top industry professionals and top advisers to discuss the latest movements in financial advice delivery, and how these new ideas can change the way we work and can be put into practice.
Website Link: https://www.morningstar.com/company/MIC
June 30 - The last day to file for free federal student aid (FAFSA)
July 10-11 - In|Vest
In|Vest, brings together technology and strategy executives from across the entire world to explore changes in the market and offer a digital vision of the financial advising future.
Website Link: https://www.financial-planning.com/conference/invest-2017
Dates TBD - Laser App Conference
The Laser App Financial Services Conference focuses on leading FinTech solutions that are available to independent financial firms and advisors in effort to help and guide the technological decision-making process that may help in increasing the performance of financial advisors.
Website Link: https://www.laserapp.com/conference2017/#hero
September 13 -16 - Performance + Purpose 2018 Annual Conference
NAIFA Performance + Purpose is a new peer-to-peer learning system. More than ever before you can customize your sessions from programming targeted to advanced advisors, young advisors and everyone in between. Learn from the experts and be the expert with Braindates.
Website Link: https://www.naifa.org/events/performance-purpose-2018-annual-conference
October 1 – The first day to file for FAFSA – college aid as per the new Prior-Prior FAFSA Filing Guidelines.
Oct. 3-5 - FPA Annual Conference
The Financial Planning Association Annual Conference focuses on sharing practical strategies and tactics straight from experts and market leaders to help you change and implement new strategies in financial advising.
Website Link: https://fpaannual.org/
Oct. 15-17 - MMI Annual Conference
The 2018 MMI Annual Conference focuses on the future of financial advice and how to propel wealth management as industry forward with best practices and new strategies.
Website Link: https://www.mminst.org/event/2018-mmi-annual-conference
November 1 to January 31: The time period allotted by government to apply in new health insurance from government portal.
For more information visit: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flexible_spending_account
Date TBD -IMPACT 2018
The Charles Schwab IMPACT 2018 Conference is a gathering of experts and forward-thinking advisors who come together to discuss industry insights, collaborative learning, and make meaningful connections.
Website Link: http://impact.schwab.com/
Dec. 3-6 - 2018 MarketCounsel Summit
The 2018 MarketCounsel Summit is a large gathering of 300 independent advisors who debate, dialogue, and converse about market insights and new trends in the financial management market. Read the highlights from the 2016 MarketCounsel Summit.
Website Link: http://summit.marketcounsel.com/
December 31- Year end marks the deadline to take required minimum distributions from IRA’s and 401(k).
For more information visit: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/401(k)
Did we miss anything? Please contact us and we'll update this list as soon as we can!