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A reminder for Los Angeles County property owners: Today, Monday, April 10th, 2017 is the last day to pay or postmark the 2nd installment of your LA County property tax bill. If the payment is not received by 5:00 p.m. or postmarked by April 10, a 10% penalty and $10.00 cost are assessed.
The stock (and real estate) markets are hitting all time highs. Investors are optimistic and excited about the recent gains and want to buy more stocks and real estate. Financial news outlets bring on experts that extol how prices will continue to rise, but it’s during times like these that we forgot that markets… Read More »
As part of our efforts to give back to the community, ACap’s Alina Parizianu, MBA, CFP® will be holding free 30-minute financial planning sessions on April 28th at the New York Public Library (sponsored by the Financial Planning Association of New York). Appointments are on a first come, first served basis. Find out more… Read More »
Are you a nonprofit looking for a grant? Many of you know that I am on board of the Water Buffalo Club (WBC), a charity that supports smaller nonprofits focusing on helping underserved and underprivileged children in LA. Our tagline is “Big Kids Helping Little Kids” and we have a lot of fun doing it…. Read More »
Last week, ACap’s Founder & President, Ara Oghoorian joined Kent Smetters on the Your Money show, which originally aired on Sirius XM Channel 111, Business Radio powered by The Wharton School. As a frequent guest on the show, Ara answered financial questions from callers. Stream the full episode below: Find out more about Wharton Business Radio here…. Read More »
Published on Investopedia on February 9, 2017. by Alina Parizianu If you are a medical doctor who earned over $120,000 in 2016, you may be eligible to defer a portion of your salary into a 457(b) plan, if your hospital offers such a plan. 457(b) plans are established by tax-exempt organizations such as private hospitals,… Read More »
FPA NY recognizes Alina Parizianu, CFP® of ACap Asset Management for her #ProBono work in teaching #personalfinance to underserved populations in New York.
Join us in congratulating Erica M. Crane on earning the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ designation from the CFP Board of Standards. In order to obtain a CFP® designation, candidates must hold a 4 year college degree, complete the CFP® educational program, pass a comprehensive certification exam, have at least three years of experience in the financial industry, and adhere to the CFP® Code… Read More »
By Laura Lee Published November 14, 2016 FoxBusiness Many people plan for retirement with the assumption that they will retire around age 65 and live to be 85 years old or so, leaving about 20 years to stretch out their retirement savings. Sounds reasonable, right? Financial advisors, however, say people tend to underestimate how… Read More »
By Catey Hill http://www.marketwatch.com/story/this-is-no-1-financial-regret-of-older-americans-2016-05-17 Most Americans are filled with regrets — financial regrets. Fully three in four, in fact, admit they harbor financial regrets, according to a survey of more than 1,000 adults by Bankrate.com. Their biggest regret: not saving for retirement early enough (nearly one in five Americans put this in the… Read More »