Stephen Ahern

Stephen P. Ahern, CPA/PFS, CFP®, AEP®, MST provides individual financial, investment, estate and tax planning and small business consulting to a diverse base of clients including key top-level executives, high-net-worth individuals, business owners, venture capitalists, and entrepreneurs. Stephen co-founded and served as President of Wealth Management Advisors, LLC for twenty-one years before joining the Sachetta team.

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How Divorce Changes Your Financial Plans

For better or worse, divorce forces you to make a fresh start. Getting divorced requires you to revisit plans that you might have thought were set for life. Sometimes divorce requires you to make relatively minor adjustments to your budget, estate...

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A dad teaches his young child to ride a bike.  She is smiling!  Investment vs. speculation

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Investment vs. Speculation: Understanding Key Differences and Strategies

Learning to invest is much like learning a new language. A lot of people understand enough about...

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A woman sits at her computer and considers navigating complex estate planning.

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Navigating Complex Estate Planning Questions and Choices

You’re making decisions about family, money and your own unpredictable future—so it’s hardly...

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A retired couple cooking healthy food and talking about a bottle of red wine. Tax-efficient retirement.

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Tax Planning Strategies for a Tax-Efficient Retirement

Retirement should be one of the least stressful periods of your life. You deserve to enjoy those...

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Guests throw confetti over the bride and groom as they walk past after their wedding ceremony. Joyful young couple celebrating their wedding day and embarking on their estate planning and marriage journey.

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Estate Planning and Marriage: Considerations for Couples

People often wonder how they should approach estate planning when they’re married. Should both...

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A father helps his son tie his shoe and considers estate planning and children.

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Estate Planning and Children: What Parents/Guardians Can Do

Estate planning and children go hand-in-hand. The birth of their first child is often the event...

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Youthful Black woman reviews essential estate planning documents.

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Essential Estate Planning Documents That Most People Need

What would happen if you were in a terrible accident today and landed in the hospital, seriously...

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After Term Life Insurance Plans Expire, What Happens Next?

When you bought your term life insurance policy, you were probably thinking about the same thing...

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A black family with man and wife and kids hike on a forested trail. Trusts for Estate Planning

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Trusts for Estate Planning: Varying Types for Varying Goals

There’s a common misconception that trusts are only for the wealthy. In reality, all kinds of...

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Older parents share a home-cooked meal outside with their child and family. They discuss estate planning essentials of State and Federal Tax Laws.

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Estate Planning 101: What State and Federal Tax Laws Apply?

Estate planning isn’t something any of us can afford to put off. The future is entirely...

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