We provide ongoing education through a variety of different mediums.
Current and Upcoming Events
The core of our educational programs:
Summit View is on a mission to educate! In addition to conducting regular periodic portfolio reviews we host educational webinars, workshops & events and publish newsletters and white papers to keep you abreast of changes in the economy, markets and tax codes that could affect your financial goals.
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Our Retirement Classes
Retirement Planning Today®
A two-part educational course for adults ages 50-70
Before diving into the financial side of retirement, you should have a clear idea of your lifestyle goals and values. Do you intend to travel? Volunteer? Pursue a hobby? Start a small business? Regardless of your retirement goals our course will help you map out your unique retirement plan.
Precisely how much money will you need to retire? Will it be enough to retire comfortably? Whether you are ready to retire today, tomorrow, or in ten years, this course will examine your retirement-readiness based on annual income and provide an estimate of how much you can afford to spend during retirement based on your life plan.
Learn how to avoid the ten biggest retirement planning mistakes to help secure a worry-free retirement. You will also learn several strategies for saving money on this year’s taxes.
There are several ways to fund your retirement; learn the advantages and disadvantages of each. Find out the benefits of converting your IRA to a Roth IRA, and whether you should make the conversion over one or multiple years based on your tax bracket. Review your employer-sponsored retirement plans and Social Security benefits so you’re prepared for future decisions.
Address the crucial decisions you must make about your retirement plans when you retire, such as choosing a proper distribution plan. Learn strategies to minimize taxes on your retirement income and avoid tax penalties of up to 50%.
Become more familiar with stocks, bonds, cash accounts, individually managed accounts, exchange traded funds and tax-deferred annuities. Learn strategies to help you position yourself to maximize returns on your investments with lower possible risks.
Review strategies designed to protect you from potential financial loss before or during retirement. Learn the right questions to ask when purchasing insurance coverage. Investigate aspects of long-term health care and compare different types of life insurance so you can make informed decisions.
Plan for today and for your future. Learn about the changing nature of today’s tax laws and the strategies used to minimize or eliminate taxes. Become familiar with estate and gift taxes, expenses, delays and legal challenges following your death.
Accredited Investment Fiduciary®
Retirement Income Certified Professional®
ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR
Brad Tiche, AIF®, RICP® is president of Summit View Wealth Management in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Brad has more than 20 years of experience helping individuals and families create comprehensive wealth management strategies that are aligned with their personal goals. As an Accredited Investment Fiduciary® and Retirement Income Certified Professional®, he assists those who are saving for their children’s secondary education, planning for their retirement, preserving their wealth and enjoying their long-anticipated “golden” retirement years.
Prior to joining Summit View in 2009, Brad spent 14 years working inside financial brokerage and mortgage firms in the Pittsburgh area in the roles of branch manager, president, and CEO. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from The Pennsylvania State University, and is a graduate of the Entrepreneurial Fellows Program, University of Pittsburgh – The Institute for Entrepreneurial Excellence. An educator at heart, Brad teaches adult courses at area colleges and universities and offers a series of retirement planning classes. A schedule of his upcoming courses is available at (link). Brad holds FINRA Series 4, 7, 24, 53, 63 and 66 licenses.
With background in landscape architecture, Brad enjoys active farming and spending time outdoors. He lives in Pittsburgh with his wife, Lisa, and their two children.