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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. As both a tax and financial planning+ firm, we are uniquely qualified to help you with all of your financial needs. 

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:

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

*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.

Do you have a tax expert to help you through the 2015 tax changes?

We will make sure you take every deduction and credit allowable under the law.

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Helpful Content

The Facts About Income Tax

The Facts About Income Tax

Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.

The Cycle of Investing

The Cycle of Investing

Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.

How Income Taxes Work

How Income Taxes Work

A quick look at how federal income taxes work.

 

When Should You Take Social Security

Monthly Social Security payments differ substantially depending on when you start receiving benefits.

A Primer on Dividends

A company's profits can be reinvested or paid out to the company’s shareholders as “dividends."

What Is a Roth 401(k)?

Roth 401(k) plans combine features of traditional 401(k) plans with those of a Roth IRA.

Best Performing Asset Classes

Bonds may outperform stocks one year only to have stocks rebound the next.

Thinking of Retiring Abroad?

However exciting retiring abroad may sound, it deserves considerable planning.

The Great Debate Continues: Active vs. Passive

In investments, one great debate asks the question, “Active or Passive Investing: Which Is Better?”

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Comparing Mortgage Terms

Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.

Disability Income

This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.

Taxable vs. Tax-Deferred Savings

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

Should I Buy or Lease an Auto?

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

Paying Off a Credit Card

Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.

Lifetime of Earnings

Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.

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5 Smart Investing Strategies

There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives

Principles of Preserving Wealth

How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.

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.

Tax Management Strategies

Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.

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Should I Invest In REITs?

Are Real Estate Investment Trusts right for your portfolio?

Perception vs. Reality

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

Retirement Redefined

Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.

The Rule of 72

Do you know how long it may take for your investments to double in value? The Rule of 72 is a quick way to figure it out.

How to Bake a Pie-R-A

Roth IRAs are tax advantaged in a different way from traditional IRAs.

When Special Care Is Needed: The Special Needs Trust

A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.

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