**This guide has been updated to incorporate new changes made by The SECURE Act 2.0 that are effective for the 2023 year. Any SECURE Act 2.0 changes that are effective for 2024 will be incorporated into this guide at the start of the 2024 year.
The start of the year is a great time for a financial check-up. In addition to reflecting back on the prior year, clients may be particularly motivated in January to consider making financial resolutions for the future. You are uniquely positioned to help clients review their circumstances and goals and to guide them toward impactful improvements.
To help frame your conversations with clients who are looking to make a fresh start this year, we have created this checklist. It covers fundamental considerations, including:
Updated for 1/19/2023
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