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Ash Ahluwalia, CFP®, MBA

Ash Ahluwalia, CFP®, MBA

Wealth Management and Social Security Planning

Ash Ahluwalia is the head of Social Security planning at OneTeam Financial. With nearly thirty years of experience, he is an industry thought leader regarding social security and oversees the development of claiming strategies to help maximize retirement income benefits.

Social Security can be one of the largest retirement asset for many Americans that can amount for some to $1 million or more of lifetime pension benefits from the federal government. However, being governed by more than 2700 rules (Social Security Handbook,, filers could potentially leave money on the table. Ash has helped thousands of clients customize a suitable strategy based on their personal situation.

Ash is the former president and founder of National Social Security Partners, LLC (NSSP). He has certification in Social Security planning, National Social Security Advisor® and for all of his efforts, experience and leadership in Social Security planning, was recognized with the "National Social Security Advisor of the Year" award in 2016 from the National Social Security Association.

After graduating from the University of Toronto with a Bachelor of Commerce degree, Ash obtained his Chartered Accounting degree (a Canadian CPA) and Certified Financial Planner® designation. He then went on to obtain an MBA from Wharton Business School.

Ash has been published in numerous newspapers and magazines for his experience, including The Wall Street Journal, Barron's, U.S. News & World Report, and Financial Planning magazine. He is a highly-sought-after speaker at conferences, webinars and industry events for consumers as well as legal, accounting and other financial professionals.

Originally from Toronto, Canada, Ash has lived in Madison, New Jersey for the past 25 years. He is married and has three grown children. He enjoys playing many sports, including ice hockey, golf and tennis, as well as traveling, health and fitness. He is also active in his wife's charitable organization, Autism is Curable.

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  • Certified Financial Planner (CFP®)
  • National Social Security Advisor (NSSA®)
  • FINRA Series 7, 63 and 65 Securities Registrations
  • Life and Health Insurance license