About Michael Fischer

Michael Fischer is a Director, Wealth Advisor at Round Table Wealth Management. Read Michael's Biography >

A Pitfall of the “Backdoor” Roth IRA Conversion

Every few months, a reputable financial news website like MarketWatch, CNBC, or The Wall Street Journal releases an article about the benefits of contributing to a non-deductible IRA and converting that contribution to a Roth IRA (a “backdoor” Roth [...]

By |2019-08-15T20:53:14+00:00January 2nd, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on A Pitfall of the “Backdoor” Roth IRA Conversion

Five Financial Planning Tips For Those Expecting

You’re in week 39 of your pregnancy. You’ve read every “How To” book for new parents.  You found a crib, a stroller, and this car seat rated 4.97 stars on Amazon that could withstand a nuclear war.  You baby-proofed [...]

By |2019-07-15T15:16:06+00:00December 19th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Five Financial Planning Tips For Those Expecting

Is Your Portfolio Making a Difference?

We are faced with choices every day. We choose the food we eat, the places we shop, the brands we patronize, and the people with whom we interact. These everyday choices help to define who we are and craft [...]

By |2019-08-15T21:22:00+00:00August 31st, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Is Your Portfolio Making a Difference?

What Happens at Death

The age-old question: what happens to us when we die?  I’d be lying if I said I had any sort of spiritual answer for you.  I can; however, help shed some light on what happens to your worldly possessions [...]

By |2018-12-07T20:42:22+00:00April 11th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on What Happens at Death

No One Dies in New Jersey

I was having lunch with a client who had recently attended a funeral in Greenwich, Connecticut and had commented about how run down the facilities were.  For those of you who are unfamiliar with Greenwich, it consistently shows up [...]

By |2019-07-15T19:56:25+00:00October 14th, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on No One Dies in New Jersey

When an Average Return is Extraordinary

As parents, many of us use stories to teach our children important life lessons.  As a child, one of my favorite stories was from Aesop’s Fables and was called The Tortoise and the Hare.  The tale, as many are [...]

By |2019-07-15T15:48:43+00:00May 27th, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on When an Average Return is Extraordinary