Year-End Tax Planning

Featured Speaker: Brian Ellenbecker, CFP®, CPWA®, CIMA®, Senior Financial Planner, Baird

Monday, November 18, 2019
Noon – 1:00 p.m. (CT)
(10 a.m. Pacific, 11 a.m. Mountain, 1:00 p.m. Eastern)

2018 was a busy year in adjusting to the new tax laws. And while 2019 was relatively quiet in terms of tax law changes, but that doesn’t mean taxpayers should neglect considering year-end tax and financial planning strategies.

Join Baird's Senior Financial Planner Brian Ellenbecker as he highlights different considerations and strategies to keep in mind as you begin to plan for the 2019 tax season.

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Medicare: Getting the Most From Your Benefits

Featured Speaker: Brian Ellenbecker, CFP®, CPWA®, CIMA®, Senior Financial Planner, Baird

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

How to prepare and plan for Medicare plays a prominent role in your overall financial plan, especially as you plan for retirement.

Baird's Senior Financial Planner Brian Ellenbecker discussed the costs and benefits of Medicare plans, as well as how to enroll.

Learn more about how you can get the most out of your coverage and which choices make financial sense for you.

 
 
Leveraging Baird Technology

Featured Speaker: Caleb Hutchins, Technology Solutions Consultant, Baird

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

At Baird, we aim to provide a technology experience that provides deep insight into your financial picture leveraging easy-to-use, intuitive online platforms.

Caleb Hutchins, Technology Solutions Consultant at Baird, discussed some of the specifics on Baird’s most popular technology platforms.

Among the topics Caleb touched on were:

  • The simple enrollment process of Baird Online
  • The benefits of 360 Wealth and how it helps to illustrate your complete financial picture
  • How to use Secure Document Exchange on Baird Online
 
 
Finance for the Greater Good

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Featured Speakers: 
John Taft, Vice Chairman of Baird and Katie Schoen, Manager of PWM Equity & Fixed Income Research

John Taft and Katie Schoen discussed some of the opportunities available for those investors interested in aligning their investments with their values.

Among the topics John and Katie explored:

  • Helping you better understand what Socially Responsible Investing (SRI) is
  • Identifying some of the investment solutions available in the SRI space
  • How you can incorporate your values into more than just your investments via a values based wealth management approach
 
100th Anniversary Special – Thoughts and Answers from Baird’s Private Wealth Management Leaders

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

This year, we’re celebrating our 100th Anniversary at Baird. Since 1919, we’ve operated under one guiding principle: Clients come first.

In honor of this significant milestone, we wanted to put together a special Wealth Strategies  webinar, giving you the opportunity to hear from and interact with Baird’s President and Executive Director of the Private Wealth Management business.

Mike Schroeder, President – PWM, and Erik Dahlberg, Executive Director – PWM, provided an engaging discussion on a wide range of topics including:

  • Brief highlights of Baird’s history
  • What Baird’s future might look like
  • Direction of the Wealth Management industry
  • Q&A session (via webinar)
 
Big Ideas 2019

Featured Speaker: Resolute Investment Managers, Inc.: Rebecca Burke, VP, National ETF Sales and Matt Murphy, CFA®, CAIA®, VP, National ETF Sales

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

To illustrate the impact of innovation and excite investors about the opportunities they present, each year ARK Invest publishes "Big Ideas," a selection of ARK’s research highlighting the technological breakthroughs that will advance significantly over the coming year.

This educational webinar explores the investment opportunities associated with disruptive innovations such as deep learning, digital wallets, battery cost tipping points, autonomous taxi networks, next generation DNA sequencing, CRISPR, collaborative robots, and 3D printing.

 
Financial Conversations to Have at Every Life Stage

Featured Speaker: Brian Levitt, Senior Investment Strategist, OppenheimerFunds, Inc.

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

This exclusive webinar with Brian Levitt, Senior Investment Strategist at OppenheimerFunds, covered the different financial planning conversations to have at every life stage.

 
Strategic Social Security: Maximize Your Potential

Featured Speaker: Richard J. Braun CFP®, ChFC®, CASL®, CLU®, Financial Planner

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

This exclusive webinar with Baird Financial Planner Rich Braun discussed Social Security benefits, how they may fit into your retirement planning strategy, and simple strategies you can employ to maximize your benefits.

 
Preserving Your Family Wealth

Featured Speaker: Megan Dunham, Senior Estate Planner, Baird

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

This webinar with Senior Estate Planner Megan Dunham provided a brief update on recent estate tax law changes, and discussed why it may be an important time to review your baseline estate planning documents, or create a comprehensive plan for the first time.

Megan covered key topics you should be aware of to make sure that your plan best fits your family and effectively (and efficiently) accomplishes your goals.

 
Have a Plan – Own the Best

Featured Speakers: Randy McLaughlin, CFA SAM Managing Director and Portfolio Manager and Brenda Hutchinson, CFA SAM Director and Portfolio Manager

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

A well-thought-out investment strategy helps ensure investment success. This exclusive webinar with Randy McLaughlin and Brenda Hutchinson, Baird's Specialized Asset Management (SAM) Portfolio Managers, discussed the key components of developing an effective investment strategy.

SAM believes some companies are better than others. The speakers looked at the attributes of great companies and showed how ownership of these kinds of companies can enhance investment success.

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