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Offers Real-time, Integrated Software Tool For Financial Planning
(RIVERWOODS, ILL., October 30, 2000) CCH
INCORPORATED (CCH), a leading provider of tax and business law information and software,
has introduced a powerful and valuable personal financial planning software system for
those providing financial planning services. CCH Enteract (Financial and Estate
Planning)is the newest addition to the companys growing suite of integrated
estate and financial planning information, tools and software products.
CCH Enteract aids personal financial planners in the most critical function they
provide to their clients: modeling financial scenarios based on client data and producing
compelling charts and graphs to illustrate and support their recommendations. Flexible and
fast, CCH Enteract allows planners immediately and interactively to show how
changes in client data affect planning scenarios.
"CCH Enteract has the power, flexibility and usability demanded by
experienced financial planners, and that will appeal to professionals -
such as CPAs - who are extending their practice into this
rewarding field," said Michael Bothwell, marketing manager, CCH Federal and State Tax
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CCH Enteract allows planners to do real-time, integrated retirement planning, asset
allocation, investment performance analysis, income tax analysis, cash flow analysis,
education funding and other critical functions. It can produce integrated plans involving
several types of goals, such as planning for retirement and funding a college education,
while simultaneously determining the need for life insurance.
Whats more, extensive customization options make it possible for a planner to
tweak client data and immediately see the effect of the change on an entire plan, allowing
"what-if" scenarios to be presented interactively.
"The physical output of the financial planning process is typically a plan on
paper, with suitable charts and graphs, and CCH Enteract is designed to support
that kind of output effectively," said Bothwell. "Also, CCH Enteract
supports real-time interactive displays and thats an important feature and
CCH Enteract even simplifies the data input process with a unique, logic-driven
tab interface that makes entering data fast and easy.
Expanding Tools for Planners
CCH Enteract is a significant addition to CCH products of interest to financial
planners, such as CCH Solutions for Financial Planning, a complete, multi-volume
Internet library providing analysis and guidance for nearly every aspect of personal
financial planning. Written by noted practitioners for other practitioners, CCH
Solutions provides clear explanations of financial planning concepts, the real-world
insight of noted experts and citations to underlying authority.
In addition, CCH offers an extensive suite of research, calculating tools and
presentation software support for financial and estate planners, including CCHR
FinEst CalcsÔ , ViewPlanR CCH Estate and
Gift Tax Reports, CCH Financial and Estate Planning.
Availability and Pricing
For more information or to order CCH Enteract, contact CCH at 1-888-276-5540 or
visit http://tax.cchgroup.com. A one-year
subscription is $995 plus applicable tax, shipping and handling.
About CCH INCORPORATED
CCH INCORPORATED, headquartered in Riverwoods, Ill., was founded in 1913 and has
served four generations of business professionals and their clients. The company produces
more than 700 electronic and print products for the tax, legal, securities, insurance,
human resources, health care and small business markets. CCH is a wholly owned subsidiary
of Wolters Kluwer North America. The CCH web site can be accessed at www.cch.com. The CCH Federal and State Tax web
site can be accessed at http://tax.cchgroup.com.
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EDITORS NOTE: For members of the press, art illustrating CCH Enteract
or a review copy of the software is available by contacting: Neil Allen at 847-267-2179 or