Michael Maye

Michael Maye is the founder and president of MJM Financial Advisors (www.mjmfinadv.com), a registered investment advisory firm in Berkeley Heights, N.J. He is a member of the National Association of Personal Financial Advisors (NAPFA) and has been a speaker covering tax topics at NAPFA's national and regional conferences. Maye has also been a frequent contributor to the Star Ledger of New Jersey's "Biz Brain" and "Get With the Plan" articles. In addition to NAPFA, he is a member of Financial Planning Association, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, New Jersey State Society of CPAs and the Estate Planning Council of Northern New Jersey.

Recent Articles By The Author

2 Obamacare Taxes Hitting High-Income Earners

2 Obamacare Taxes Hitting High-Income Earners

Two taxes going into effect in 2013 because of Obamacare will hit high-income earners.

Donating Car to Charity May Not Warm IRS Heart

Donating Car to Charity May Not Warm IRS Heart

Donating an old car to charity may be less tax-friendly than many taxpayers have come to expect.

168 Hours a Week of Retirement? Better Get a Job

168 Hours a Week of Retirement? Better Get a Job

If you are headed into retirement and staring at 168 hours a week of a blank calendar, it's time to think about a second career.

Average Investor 20 Year Return Astoundingly Awful

Average Investor 20 Year Return Astoundingly Awful

The average investor return over a 20 year period is nothing short of awful.

Simplest Estate Reduction Strategy Is Generosity

Simplest Estate Reduction Strategy Is Generosity

The simplest way to maximize your estate planning is by taking advantage of gifting laws.

Don't Be an Investment Sucker

Don't Be an Investment Sucker

A recent complaint filed by the SEC against an investment adviser offers tips on how not to be an investment sucker.

Time to Avoid 2013 Capital Gains Hike Is Now

Time to Avoid 2013 Capital Gains Hike Is Now

With capital gains rates slated to go higher next year, now is the time to figure out how to avoid paying higher taxes.

The Money Conversation Your Family Can't Delay Having

The Money Conversation Your Family Can't Delay Having

The most difficult financial planning conversation for a family is also the one you can't delay having.

Treating Children Equally in Estate Planning Is a Mistake

Treating Children Equally in Estate Planning Is a Mistake

When it comes to estate planning remember that all children are not created equal, and as a result, should be treated differently.

The State Taxman Cometh

The State Taxman Cometh

As states such as New Jersey get desperate, the days of buying out-of-state to avoid sales tax are likely ending.