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.
CPAs share tips on how to provide clients with the emotional support and financial know-how.
Medigap High-F provides the same coverage as Medigap F but has much lower premiums.
CPAs who are personal financial planners can explain the benefits of HSAs to their clients.
CPAs can help their clients avoid falling victim to fraud ensuring donations are made to legitimate 501(c)(3) organizations.
CPAs armed with the right information are well-positioned to help clients with student loans save a considerable amount of money.
Other keys to a great retirement include clarity of purpose, well-being, connectedness, giving back, and pursuing one’s passions.
Student loan repayment alternatives are complex, and borrowers struggle to make sense of their options.
This column offers suggestions on the issues you should discuss with your clients.
As wealthy Baby Boomers transfer their assets to Millennials, CPAs can help families preserve their assets and build loyalty to the firm by developing relationships with the younger heirs.
The AICPA has updated its guidance on the competencies and information that CPAs who provide financial planning services need to know.
A growing elderly population means an increasing number of clients losing spouses, and CPAs with strong emotional intelligence will have better relationships with their clients and get more referrals.
It’s vital that your clients have certain documents in place to protect themselves and their assets in the event of their physical or mental incapacity.
CPAs registered as investment advisers with the SEC would have to develop and implement written business continuity plans under a rule proposed by the commission.
Students can practice smart financial management habits that help ensure they’re able to pay off their loans.
By making a few small changes to their offices and communication styles, CPAs can help elderly clients feel more comfortable, well-respected, and secure.
This column can help clients visualize the consequences of not having an up-to-date plan.
Discover strategies your firm can use to cope with aging clients, higher health care costs, and the threat of robo-advisers.
Adding personal financial planning (PFP) services can help a CPA firm attract and retain clients and increase its revenue, the AICPA’s recent Economic Benefit of PFP Services survey found.