CPA/PFS, CFP, AIF, CWS, MSA
Lead Financial Planning Nerd, Speaker
StrengthsFinder: Achiever, Learner, Positivity, Ideation, Individualization
Jeffrey Levine, CPA/PFS, CFP, AIF, CWS, MSA is a nationally-recognized and award-winning financial advisor, speaker, and educator. He is the Lead Financial Planning Nerd at Kitces.com, home of the popular Nerd’s Eye View blog, and also serves as Chief Planning Officer, Buckingham Wealth Partners.
In 2020, Jeffrey was named to Investment Advisor Magazine’s IA25, as one of the top 25 voices to turn to during uncertain times. Also in 2020, Jeffrey was named by Financial Advisor Magazine as a Young Advisor to Watch. He is a past recipient of the Standing Ovation award, presented by the AICPA Financial Planning Division for “exemplary professional achievement in personal financial planning services,” and is a member of the 2017 class of 40 Under 40 by InvestmentNews, which recognizes “accomplishment, contribution to the financial advice industry, leadership and promise for the future.”
Previously, Jeffrey served as Ed Slott and Company’s Chief Retirement Strategist, where his ability to simplify the complex laws that govern individual retirement accounts, combined with his unique blend of humor and tax planning, was first recognized. Jeffrey continues to be an active speaker, traveling the country each year to educate thousands of Financial Advisors, CPAs, Attorneys and consumers on retirement, tax and estate planning strategies.
Jeffrey is the author of The Financial Advisor’s Guide to Savvy IRA Planning. He is also the Creator and Program Leader for Savvy IRA Planning®, as well as the Co-Creator and Co-Program Leader for Savvy Tax Planning®, both offered through Horsesmouth, LLC. Jeffrey is a regular contributor to various industry publications, such as Forbes.com and FinancialPlanning.com, and has promoted retirement and tax education on television stations such as CNBC, Fox Business News, CBS and Public Television. He is regularly sought after by journalists for his insights and is frequently quoted in publications throughout the country, including The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, USA Today, the New York Times, San Francisco Chronicle, Investment News, Morningstar, ThinkAdvisor, Financial Planning, Financial Advisor, Forbes, Reuters, Barron’s, Bloomberg, Kiplinger’s, Kiplinger’s Retirement Report, Money Magazine, Newsday, MarketWatch, CNBC.com, U.S. News, Smart Money, Retirement Weekly, TheStreet.com, MainStreet.com, AARP, Consumer Reports, Next Avenue, and Yahoo Finance.