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Ross A. Riskin is the Founder and Managing Member of Riskin Wealth Management, LLC. He also acts as an Associate Professor of Taxation and the Director of the CFP and ChFC Education Programs at The American College of Financial Services.

In addition to teaching courses in taxation and financial planning, Ross's research and professional expertise focus on tax planning with respect to college and student loan advising. He also serves as a Partner at Riskin & Riskin, PC, a public accounting firm located in Orange, CT, and is the Founder of the American Institute of Certified College Financial Consultants (AICCFC).

Ross is recognized as a leading expert in the areas of college planning and student loan advising and he is the author of The Adviser’s Guide to Education Planning: 1st Edition, which is published by the AICPA. Ross has presented to over 12,000 individuals through webinars, conferences, and in the classroom, and has been quoted in media outlets such as the Wall Street Journal, CNBC, Forbes, US News, InvestmentNews, and the Street, and in academic outlets such as the Journal of Financial Planning, Journal of Wealth Management, Journal of Multistate Taxation, Journal of Accountancy, and Tax Notes.

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

  • Personal Financial Specialist (PFS)

  • Certified College Financial Consultant (CCFC)

  • Bachelor of Science in Accounting

  • Master of Science in Taxation

  • Doctor of Business Administration in Finance


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