Michael’s main responsibilities include helping clients develop their financial plans, implementing wealth management strategies and managing clients’ investment portfolios.
CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™, Accredited Investment Fiduciary®
Pace University, B.A., Business Administration
New York University, Certificate in Financial Planning
Serves in a leadership capability for the National Association of Personal Financial Advisors (NAPFA)
New Jersey Metro Multiple Sclerosis Society Board of Trustees
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I have been reviewing the benefits of Donor Advised Funds (DAFs) with clients as a way to get the most out of their charitable giving considering many are now seeing the impact the recent tax law change has had on the deductibility of donations.
If company stock is offered to you through a 401(k) or other workplace retirement plan, it can be a great opportunity for you to have a stake in the business. Plus, if you accumulate employer stock within a qualified employer retirement plan over many years, that stock may appreciate considerably. However, when the time comes to take distributions out of the account, perhaps because you’re retiring or switching jobs, there are important tax implications to consider.
Modera’s Michael Gibney shares his thoughts on how to make the most of a 401(k).