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AAFCPAs Wealth Management Update: Market Volatility

AAFCPAs Wealth Management understands that the recent market performance may be unsettling to some, given this is the worst volatility we have seen in over 8 years. The current drop in the major market indexes has left many investors concerned about whether or not they should be making changes, and wondering if this may be a repeat of 2008. AAFCPAs Wealth Management’s investment team has been closely monitoring the market... 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’ Tax Practice Recommends Individual Tax Planning Considerations with Respect to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

On Friday, December 22, 2017, President Trump signed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (H.R. 1) (the “TCJA”). The final legislation is lengthy and complex, and the AAFCPAs tax practice recommends the following individual tax planning considerations. As mentioned in a previous blog, the law specifically disallows the strategy of prepaying 2018 state income taxes before December 31, 2017. Prepayment of some property taxes may be advisable for taxpayers not... continue reading

AAFCPAs Advises Clients on Year End Tax Savings Strategies in Response to Tax Bill Conference Report

On Friday, December 15, Congress released the contents of the Conference Report to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. The bill requires a final vote this week in both the House and Senate, at which point it will be sent to the White House for the President’s signature. The stated goal is to have the bill signed prior to Christmas. One area that has generated much discussion is the $10,000... 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 Continues to Grow and Welcomes Jonathan Bloom

AAFCPAs Wealth Management Continues to Grow and Welcomes Jonathan Bloom

AAFCPAs Wealth Management, an affiliate company of AAFCPAs, is pleased to announce the addition of Jonathan Bloom, CFP® as a Wealth Advisor.  Jonathan is a seasoned professional providing comprehensive financial planning solutions for individuals, families, business owners, benefit plan sponsors, nonprofits & foundations. Jonathan is a licensed investment adviser, a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ (CFP®), and holds Life & Health Insurance licenses in MA.  He joined AAFCPAs Wealth Management after 10... 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