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The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Summary

Many tax laws were changed for 2018 based on the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act passed in late December. We have summarized a handful of these changes that you should be aware of, but please understand that this is not
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Discounter’s Incentives May Be News to Clients

Happy New Year! We thought you would find welcomed and apropos guidance from our managing partner, James Gambaccini on the state of the financial services industry and the critically important role of the independent financial adviser.        
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Complimentary Financial Planning Meeting for Graduates

With college graduation season upon us, we would like to welcome all graduates to our office for a complimentary financial planning meeting to help get you off on the right foot. Acorn Adviser, Aaron Clarke, discusses some of the meetings
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The pros, cons of using target-date funds in 401(k) plans

In a recent CNBC article, Acorn Financial discusses the pros and cons of using target-date funds in 401(k) plans. These mutual funds are designed to provide a simple investment solution to clients by offering an asset allocation that automatically changes
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How Trump’s proposals may affect every income tax bracket

James Gambaccini CFP® and managing partner of Acorn Financial advises on what taxpayers can do to prepare for possible tax reform under the Trump administration, “whenever possible, defer any realized gains to down the road because we may have lower
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Would you sell your prized possessions to pay for college?

Great piece out today in Reuters. James Gambaccini, CFP® and managing partner of Acorn Financial discusses how deploying non-traditional assets can be a wiser choice than some of the other things cash-strapped parents do, like raiding their own retirement savings
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Aaron Clarke, CFP® in the news!

Acorn Planner, Aaron Clarke, comments on wise budgeting decisions in a recent Barron’s Next article titled, How To Make a Budget — The Shortcut Version. Follow these simple steps to improve your spending awareness and to keep focused on your
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James Gambaccini, CFP® in the news!

Acorn has been very fortunate in growing our team of expert Advisers in the past few years. James Gambaccini was quoted this week in “Financial Planning” magazine about the key to a successful merger: When merging two books of business
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Acorn Proudly Welcomes Wayne Pampaloni

This month we would like to take the opportunity to introduce you to our newest member of the Acorn team, Wayne Pampaloni. Wayne has been advising mid-size employers and high net worth individuals on retirement planning and wealth management since
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DOL Fiduciary Rule

On April 6th, 2016 the U.S. Department of Labor released its “fidicuary rule,” requiring advisers making recommendations on retirement accounts to act in their clients’ best interests. Acorn adviser, Jim Gambaccini, weighs in on the topic in a recent Financial
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