Every year, a few hundred CPA financial planners kick off the New Year by sharpening their technical skills at a financial planning conference in January put on by the American Institute of CPAs.

For four of the last five years, I've joined them. It's a good way to find out what the hot financial planning topics are, to get a few story ideas, to make some new contacts, and it doesn't hurt that the conference is usually somewhere where the weather is considerably better than in the Northeast. It's also a great place to hear what's on people's minds related to the profession.

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