Connor Michael, CFP® - Alaska Wealth Advisors

Connor Michael, CFP®

Financial Advisor

Connor joined the team in January 2018. As a Lead Advisor, he enjoys working with clients who are engaged in optimizing their wealth accumulation and decumulation through comprehensive planning strategies and are ready to delegate some of those duties to a fiduciary. His clients feel relieved that their plan is coordinated with smart investments that will keep them on track to meet their goals.

When he’s not helping clients successfully retire, you will find Connor on the slopes of Alyeska in his role as the Head Coach of the Alyeska Freeride Team, seeking out his next personal best trout/salmon, hitting the single tracks, or attempting to keep his putt count low.


Western Colorado University, BA Business
Series 65 License

Connor Michael 2022

8 Actions You Can Take During Market Volatility

By Connor Michael | February 28, 2022 | Comments Off on 8 Actions You Can Take During Market Volatility

Volatile markets due to pandemics, geopolitical events, and fiery news can put even the most steadfast investors on edge. Clickbait headlines like “S&P 500 Plunges” or “Dow Tumbles” can cause anxiety but often a closer reading reveals the market is down less than 1%. Taking control of your financial life through some action items can […]

‘The Cream in the Coffee’ Rule and Isolating Basis

By Connor Michael | September 27, 2021 | Comments Off on ‘The Cream in the Coffee’ Rule and Isolating Basis

When it comes to taxation of your IRAs, there is a rule that haunts even the best tax chemist, the “Pro Rata Rule,” or better known as the “Cream in the Coffee Rule.” The reference is to how the creamer immediately taints the entire cup of coffee, and it becomes difficult to separate cream from […]