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Ross A. Riskin, CPA/PFS, CCFC

The American College of Financial Services | Riskin & Riskin, PC.
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Ross A. Riskin is Assistant Professor of Taxation, CFP® Program Director, and the Larry R. Pike Chair for Insurance and Investments at The American College of Financial Services. In addition to teaching courses in taxation and financial planning, Professor Riskin’s research and professional expertise focus on tax planning with respect to college and student loan advising. He also serves as the Vice President of Riskin & Riskin, PC.

Professor Riskin 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 (Winter 2018 Release). Professor Riskin has presented to over 10,000 individuals through webinars, conferences, and in the classroom, and has been quoted in media outlets such as Forbes, US News, WalletHub, Journal of Accountancy, and CPA Practice Advisor.

He received the 2017 CPA Practice Advisor “40 Under 40 Award,” the 2016 CTCPA Accounting Educator of Excellence Award, the 2015 AICPA Personal Financial Planning Standing Ovation Award, and the 2015 CTCPA New and Young Professionals to Watch Award. In addition to being a CPA/PFS and Certified College Financial Consultant (CCFC), Professor Riskin received a Bachelor of Science in Accounting degree from Fairfield University, a Master of Science in Taxation degree from Bentley University and is currently pursuing a Doctor of Business Administration in Finance Degree at Sacred Heart University.

About Us: Riskin & Riskin, PC is a public accounting firm located in Orange, Connecticut. The firm is owned and operated by Robert M. Riskin, CPA and son, Ross A. Riskin, CPA/PFS. The firm specializes in providing accounting, tax preparation, and tax planning services to individuals, trusts, estates, and small businesses in Connecticut and throughout the country. 

Robert and Ross are focused on helping others achieve their personal and financial goals by sharing their knowledge, experience, and generational wisdom in order to build long-lasting relationships with clients and act as competent advisors in multiple capacities. Whether you need help, guidance, or simple reassurance, Riskin & Riskin, PC is here and waiting to hear your story. 

Upcoming Live Webinars

PLANNING FOR COLLEGE AND HIGHER EDUCATION EXPENSES

Available Date(s)
Wednesday, April 22, 2020: 10:00AM EDT

CostFREE  CPE Credits1.0 hour  Subject AreaSpecialized Knowledge  Course LevelBasic  Instructional MethodGroup Internet Based  PrerequisitesNone  Advanced PreparationNone     Who should attend?Bookkeeper, CPA - small firm, CPA - medium firm, CPA - large firm, Other      

EDUCATION PLANNING FOR THE NEXT DECADE: PRACTICAL STRATEGIES FOR SUCCESS

Available Date(s)
Tuesday, June 23, 2020: 10:00AM EDT

CostFREE  CPE Credits1.0 hour  Subject AreaSpecialized Knowledge  Course LevelBasic  Instructional MethodGroup Internet Based  PrerequisitesNone  Advanced PreparationNone     Who should attend?Bookkeeper, CPA - small firm, CPA - medium firm, CPA - large firm, Other      

PLANNING FOR ALL GENERATIONS: WHAT ADVISORS NEED TO KNOW ABOUT STUDENT LOANS

Available Date(s)
Tuesday, September 22, 2020: 10:00AM EDT

CostFREE  CPE Credits1.0 hour  Subject AreaSpecialized Knowledge  Course LevelBasic  Instructional MethodGroup Internet Based  PrerequisitesNone  Advanced PreparationNone     Who should attend?CPA - small firm, CPA - medium firm, CPA - large firm, Other      

EDUCATION PLANNING FOR BUSINESS OWNERS UNDER THE TAX CUTS AND JOBS ACT

Available Date(s)
Tuesday, December 15, 2020: 10:00AM EST

CostFREE  CPE Credits1.0 hour  Subject AreaSpecialized Knowledge  Course LevelBasic  Instructional MethodGroup Internet Based  PrerequisitesNone  Advanced PreparationNone     Who should attend?CPA - small firm, CPA - medium firm, CPA - large firm, Other, Small Business Owner      

Archived Webinars Offered

A CPA's GUIDE TO ADVISING CLIENTS ON STUDENT LOANS

Date RecordedSeptember 20, 2018  CostFREE  Course Length1.0 hour  Subject AreaSpecialized Knowledge  Course LevelBasic  Instructional MethodGroup Internet Based  PrerequisitesNone  Advanced PreparationNone     Who should attend?CPA - small firm, CPA - medium firm, CPA - large firm, Other    

PLANNING FOR COLLEGE AND HIGHER EDUCATION EXPENSES

Date RecordedDecember 12, 2017  CostFREE  Course Length1.0 hour  Subject AreaOther  Course LevelBasic  Instructional MethodGroup Internet Based  PrerequisitesNone  Advanced PreparationNone     Who should attend?Bookkeeper, CPA - small firm, CPA - medium firm, CPA - large firm, Other