Linkedin

Ross A. Riskin, CPA/PFS, CCFC, MS Tax

Ross Riskin
Educator | Speaker | Consultant
ross@rossriskin.com
(203) 795-8888

Rossriskinlogo
Ross Riskin is Assistant Professor of Taxation and the CFP®/ChFC Program Director at The American College of Financial Services. In addition to building engaging online education experiences and 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 is also a Partner at Riskin & Riskin, PC and is the Founder of the American Institute of Certified College Financial Consultants (AICCFC).

Professor Riskin is recognized as a thought leader and expert in the areas of tax planning, 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. Professor Riskin has presented to over 12,000 individuals through webinars, conferences, and in the classroom. He has been quoted in media outlets such as the Wall Street Journal, CNBC, Yahoo Finance, US News, The New York Times, and Investment News, and has also been published in prestigious journals such as the Journal of Wealth Management, Journal of Financial Planning, Journal of Accountancy, Tax Notes, and the Journal of Multistate Taxation and Incentives.

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 his Doctorate in Finance from Sacred Heart University.

About Us: Ross Riskin is Assistant Professor of Taxation and the CFP®/ChFC Program Director at The American College of Financial Services. In addition to building engaging online education experiences and 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 is also a Partner at Riskin & Riskin, PC and is the Founder of the American Institute of Certified College Financial Consultants (AICCFC).

Professor Riskin is recognized as a thought leader and expert in the areas of tax planning, 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. Professor Riskin has presented to over 12,000 individuals through webinars, conferences, and in the classroom. He has been quoted in media outlets such as the Wall Street Journal, CNBC, Yahoo Finance, US News, The New York Times, and Investment News, and has also been published in prestigious journals such as the Journal of Wealth Management, Journal of Financial Planning, Journal of Accountancy, Tax Notes, and the Journal of Multistate Taxation and Incentives.

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 his Doctorate in Finance from Sacred Heart University.

Upcoming Live Webinars

EDUCATION PLANNING FOR THE NEXT DECADE: PRACTICAL STRATEGIES FOR SUCCESS

Available Date(s)
Friday, August 21, 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

EDUCATION PLANNING FOR THE NEXT DECADE: PRACTICAL STRATEGIES FOR SUCCESS

Date RecordedJune 23, 2020  CostFREE  Course Length1.0 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    

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