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AAFCPAs Wealth Management Announces Transition of Leadership

AAFCPAs Wealth Management Announces Transition of Leadership

AAFCPAs Wealth Management is pleased to announce a transition in leadership, naming Carmen Grinkis, PhD, CLTC, CFP® and Andrew Hammond, CFP® as Co-Directors. Grinkis and Hammond are both Senior Wealth Advisors at AAFCPAs and have been poised to take over the leadership from Founder and Wealth Advisor Joel Aronson, CPA, MBA, PFS since joining the firm in 2016 and 2017 respectively. “I have the utmost respect for my colleagues Carmen... continue reading

Financial and Estate Planning Opportunities Related to the New Tax Law

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (“The Act”) reflects a widespread change not seen in over 30 years. The architects of the legislation hoped this tax overhaul would allow a simplification of the US tax code. Unfortunately, what is clear since the bill’s signing is the additional complexity, and most provisions have taken effect immediately in 2018. AAFCPAs Wealth Management provides the following general outline for clients and friends of... continue reading

AAFCPAs Wealth Management Shares Proactive Strategies for Investors in a Strong Market

AAFCPAs Wealth Management is constantly reviewing market conditions to be thoughtful, disciplined, and opportunistic to changes that occur over time.  Market volatility is not something you can control, but how you position yourself now will have a lasting impact. The US financial market is strong. Rejoice! The bull market continues for the past eight years since the great recession.  Good markets allow us to grow and squirrel away money before... continue reading

Cyber Security: Keep Your Online Accounts Safe

Cyber fraud continues to escalate and evolve, and security requires vigilance. We would like to remind you that your entire organization must learn and adapt over time. AAFCPAs Wealth Management, an affiliate of AAFCPAs, has provided a summary of some of the threats of significant concern in 2017 used to steal identity and login credentials. After gaining access to an investor’s personal information, criminals can use it to commit various types of... continue reading

The Bucket System: Managing Your Assets in the Face of Volatility

The Bucket System: Managing Your Assets in the Face of Volatility

Nonprofit World Magazine – Joel Aronson, wealth advisor, AAFCPAs Wealth Management provides members of the national Society for Nonprofits (subscriber content) with insight into a simple system that is key to financial stability. As a nonprofit leader, you’re no stranger to cash flow crunches. But you can attain a new level of stability if you persevere with a vision of stronger revenue capital management. The key is to look at your... continue reading

AAFCPAs Wealth Management Invests in Team and Processes in 2016

AAFCPAs Wealth Management Invests in Team and Processes in 2016

AAFCPAs Wealth Management is pleased to share the investments we have made in our team and processes in 2016, designed to enhance your client experience: Carmen Grinkis, PhD, CLTC, CFP® has joined our team as a Senior Wealth Advisor and Director of Wealth Management.  Carmen is a licensed investment adviser, a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ (CFP®), and holds a Certification in Long-Term Care (CLTC).  In addition, Carmen has a PhD in... continue reading

AAFCPAs Wealth Management Update: Election Results

The end result of a polarizing presidential race certainly rocked the boat called Wall Street this week.  The markets responded as they almost always do when Uncertainty Rules – they proceeded to quake and quiver.  As we have seen repeated in history, for example:  9-11, and Brexit, unexpected, contentious events often cause overreaction from investors. The fact is, a Trump win was not factored into the market, causing a reactive... continue reading

Plan sponsors: how can you minimize risks?

The term “fiduciary responsibility” has been in the headlines quite a bit this year.  Most of the discussion is around investment advisors, but the term also comes into play for business owners and executives. Being a fiduciary means being personally liable for the prudent management of someone else’s money, so it is a serious topic that deserves attention.  For business owners and executives, that high fiduciary standard applies when it... continue reading

How Brexit May Impact Your Investments

You are likely aware of the recent news of the United Kingdom’s vote to leave the European Union.  Below is a quick summary of what has occurred: On June 23rd 2016, the United Kingdom voted yes on a referendum to leave the European Union. The process of actually leaving the European Union could take 2-3 years. In order to leave officially, they will need to trigger Article 50 to start... continue reading