Ted Sarenski, CPA/PFS, discusses 2018 changes to Social Security and much more, including claiming strategies, spousal benefits, and what might happen to the program in the future.
Personal financial planning
Learn about a few of the many valuable planning opportunities you can uncover when reviewing a client’s tax forms.
This column offers tips geared toward children ages 7 to 12.
Just 35% of Americans said they had delayed a major life event for financial reasons, compared with 51% in 2015, according to an AICPA survey.
CPAs who work with seniors offer advice on how to keep older clients from falling prey to fraud.
Consumers are seeking a primary point of contact to address the full scope of their financial needs.
A reader questions the long-term effectiveness of this software for retirement planning.
Despite recent stock market volatility, the AICPA’s Personal Financial Satisfaction Index (PFSi) reached a record high in the first quarter of 2018.
Having too large a tax refund, or having to pay too much in taxes, can be a sign that your financial plan needs revising.
Whatever you call it, you're likely already doing financial planning for your clients, says Ted Sarenski, CPA/PFS.
CPA financial planners share questions their clients commonly ask and how they address them.
Here's why clients shouldn't be worried that Social Security will completely disappear.
Lori Luck, CPA/PFS, discusses the many ways CPA financial planners can assist retiring clients, and why she finds it fulfilling to help clients meet their retirement goals.
Four of out five respondents say they’ve changed their behavior in response to the threat of cyberbreaches affecting credit card and debit card processing systems.
Chris Benson, CPA/PFS, talks about why personal financial planning can be a rewarding field for younger CPAs.
CPAs share tips on how to provide clients with the emotional support and financial know-how.
Without guidance, clients can end up giving to charity in ways that aren’t tax-efficient.
Lisa Featherngill, CPA/PFS, talks about why it’s so important for families to communicate about estate plans.
CPAs can provide invaluable assistance to clients who are getting divorced. Tracy Stewart, CPA/PFS, explains how.
Lori Luck, CPA/PFS, and Brooke Salvini, CPA/PFS, discuss the life changes that often lead clients to meet with CPA financial planners.