About David S. Meyers, CFP®
Started in the famed Arbitrage Group at Salomon Brothers in New York in 1993 and spent several years modeling complex structured fixed-income products, particularly focusing on mortgage-backed securities and the prepayment models. After that, various roles at a hedge fund and two institutional money management firms modeling securities and portfolios and focusing especially on risk management and quantitative measurement of security and portfolio performance.
In 2008, established Meyers Wealth Management as a fee-only planning firm dedicated to offering unbiased financial planning advice to everybody, primarily on an hourly basis at first, but later expanded to include retainer services and asset management services. In 2009, moved from Massachusetts to Palo Alto, California.
The IRS has issued some warnings recently about a new scam which seems especially on the rise with more tax professionals having more client data online than ever before. The scammers file a fraudulent tax return – but include the taxpayers’ real bank account information (or if they don’t file for electronic deposit of their […]
What’s the Kiddie Tax? Under the Tax Reform Act of 1986, a new “Kiddie Tax” was introduced in order to close a loophole through which wealthy folks were getting investment income taxed at lower rates by transferring assets to their children. Under the ’86 rule, unearned income (mainly investment income like stock dividends, interest, and […]
While the GOP has apparently tightened up on deductions from folks accelerating state and local tax payments, that was always going to be a somewhat limited option. The big takeaway is this – you need to understand the structure of your current deductions — and whether you are in AMT now — and whether you […]