Please see Fidelity’s Tax Communication Strategy and Training Resources and Tax Form Mailing Calendar for important information on tax deadlines. These dates are subject to change and an updated form can be found in Wealthscape> Learning Hub> search Tax Form Mailing Calendar.

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TD Ameritrade will issue 2018 Consolidated 1099 forms online in a three-wave strategy: Wave 1 – Posted ONLINE by Jan. 18, 2019 (Accounts that do not hold any funds deemed likely to reallocate their income/dividend distributions) Wave 2 – Posted ONLINE by CLOSE OF BUSINESS Feb. 7, 2019 (Accounts that hold funds that finalized their…

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In today’s BACH TALK, I’m going to show you how you can quickly and easily get a book done, even if you’ve been struggling to get one finished for years. You’ll learn how to turn it into a powerful lead generation tool for you and your team and the tiny things you can do to…

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In today’s episode of BACH TALK, I talk about Seth, his excellent blog post, why I’m challenging you to set aside an hour this week to create these two lists and the potential benefits of this fun exercise. Learn More >>

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The end of 2018 is upon us, and your clients are going to look to you to make sure they have everything in order with their accounts. AEWM wants to make sure you have the tools to finish your year strong, so we’ve created a checklist for you to use while reviewing client files. While…

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AEWM has a new Third-Party Disbursement Verification Form that will allow our advisors to sign off on verification on third-party transactions. Completing this form removes the need for AEWM to call out to our offices to verify third-party disbursement. Please note, this form must be signed by the advisor. You can download the form HERE.

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Beginning December 13, Fidelity will no longer require the 4 day pre-note period while setting up standing payment instructions. As of this date, bank account status and account ownership verification will be conducted in real-time. Please see Important Notice 18-376 for more details, and contact the AEWM Support Team with any questions.

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TD Ameritrade has made updates to its Beneficiary IRA forms. Please review the updates below and contact AEWM Support with any questions.   Beneficiary IRA Applications Initial and ongoing source of funding has been removed from the applications. These were previously included in the Customer Due Diligence (CDD) section of the applications. TD will continue…

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With the end of 2018 fast approaching, AEWM wants to remind our advisors that Required Minimum Distributions must be taken by Dec. 31. We have put together a list of Tips and Best Practices to help guide you. You can read that HERE. Also, be sure to review the important dates below. AEWM: 12/14/2018 –…

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In order to allow our employees time to celebrate the holidays with their families, AE Wealth Management will be closed the following times. We hope you have a safe and festive holiday season! Dec. 24, 2018 – Closing early at 12pm CST Dec. 25, 2018 – Closed Jan. 1, 2019 – Closed

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