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Welcome to Ivana Liberatore CPA, CFP® & Associates

Successful financial planning* needs to be centered around you and your personal financial needs.

Planning for the future allows you to know where you're headed and feel confident in where you stand in relation to your goals and intentions.

At Ivana Liberatore CPA, CFP® & Associates, our mission is to help you create a plan to pursue your vision of the future using tax and financial planning strategies. We will work with you, step by step, towards the destination of your goals through the creation of a financial plan+ with a tax efficient strategy personalized for you.

We can provide valuable information and strategies to help you make important decisions during all of the many changes and milestones of life, such as:

  • Investing for the future
  • Financing a college education
  • Planning for retirement
  • Creating an estate plan
  • Planning for special situations
  • Managing family risk
  • Starting a business

Ivana Liberatore CPA, CFP® & Associates provides the following services: Tax Planning and Preparation, Financial Planning*, Wealth Management, Retirement Planning*, Investment Management*, Education Planning*, Estate Planning, Cash Flow and Debt Management, Family Risk Planning, Business Planning, Special Situation Planning, and Insurance Services.

*These services are offered by both Ivana and Laura Liberatore through their affiliation with HD Vest Investment ServicesSM  + This service provided by Ivana Liberatore through her affiliation with HD Vest Advisory ServicesSM.

 

Helpful Content

What Is a 1035 Exchange?

What Is a 1035 Exchange?

1035 exchanges provide a way to trade-in an annuity contract or life insurance policy without triggering a tax liability.

Do You Owe The AMT?

Do You Owe The AMT?

If you want to avoid potential surprises at tax time, it may make sense to know where you stand when it comes to the AMT.

What If You Get Audited?

What If You Get Audited?

The chances of an IRS audit aren't that high. And being audited does not necessarily imply that the IRS suspects wrongdoing.

 

Succeeding at Business Succession

There a number of reasons for business owners to consider a business succession plan sooner rather than later.

Financial Strategies in a Post-DOMA World

The Supreme Court’s declaring DOMA unconstitutional may require some same-sex couples to reconsider their financial strategy.

Do Your Kids Know The Value of a Silver Spoon?

You taught them how to read and how to ride a bike, but have you taught your children how to manage money?

Inflation & Your Money

It's important to understand how inflation is reported and how it can affect investments.

Global vs. International: What’s The Difference?

International funds invest in non-U.S. markets, while global funds may invest in U.S. stocks alongside non-U.S. stocks.

Password Protection Strategies

Simple steps may help you foil hackers and protect your privacy.

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Bi-Weekly Payments

This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.

Interested in a Fuel Efficient Car?

Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.

Taxable vs. Tax-Deferred Savings

Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.

Long-Term-Care Needs

Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.

Should I Buy or Lease an Auto?

This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.

Home Mortgage Deduction

Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.

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Retirement Plan Distributions

There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.

5 Smart Investing Principles

Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.

Investment Strategies for Retirement

Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

Your Cash Flow Statement

A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.

Managing Your Lifestyle

Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.

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To Buy or Not to Buy

The decision whether to buy or rent a home may have long-term implications.

Social Security: By the Numbers

Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.

The Other Sure Thing

Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime, and those we love may suffer if we are not prepared.

Perception vs. Reality

There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.

Your DNA Test

If you have a family that relies on your income, it’s critical to know what their needs would be in the event of your death.

The Power of Tax-Deferred Growth

Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?

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