Augulis Financial Firm is committed to serving our clients by truly understanding their needs and providing the expert guidance and leadership they seek from their financial advisor.

Fred Busler

Fred Busler, CPAPartner and Financial Coach

Fred BuslerFred has been helping families and businesses around Bridgewater with their financial planning needs for over 13 years.

"Partnering with Alan Augulis to create the Augulis Financial Firm has been the apex of my career", Fred says. "It enabled me to coordinate my Financial, Tax and Insurance skills with his Legacy Planning and Eldercare expertise for the benefit of our clients. I have never been more confident in the work that we do for our clients."

Fred's focus on the benefits of Modern Portfolio Theory has re-energized his commitment to the business. He states that, "As an analytical person, having the data to support this definitive and verifiable investment strategy has made me confident I am doing the right thing for my clients."

Fred is Vice President of RAMP-Team 303, the parent organization that supports the high school robotics team. He has coached youth baseball, football and soccer teams over the years.

Fred is married to Beth Ann and they have three children, Owen, William and Benjamin. In his free time Fred enjoys many outdoor sports, and invites you to ask him about his Disc Golf obsession.

Education and Professional Certifications

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Securities licenses — Series 6, 63 & 65
  • B.A. in Accounting — Union County College
  • B.S. in Business Administration — Mansfield University

Areas of Practice

  • Investment Planning
  • Retirement Planning
  • Legacy Planning Advice
  • Wealth Management
  • Insurance

Professional and Civic Affiliations

  • Vice President of "RAMP - Team 303"
  • Former Boy Scout Leader/Popcorn Kernel
Alan L. Augulis

Alan L. Augulis, Esq.Partner

Alan L. AugulisMr. Augulis has invested considerable time and energy helping to educate others on the topic of estate planning and has become a sought-after speaker in the estate planning and elder law arena because of his informative and entertaining seminars.

Mr. Augulis works closely with other financial professionals in coordinating his clients’ financial plans, investments and tax planning with their estate plans. He is also certified by the State of New Jersey to teach Continuing Education courses to Financial Planners and Insurance Agents. In 2017 he co-authored the book The Ultimate Road Map to Estate and Legacy Planning.

Alan obtained his undergraduate degree in accounting and business administration from Seton Hall University, graduating magna cum laude and selected for membership in the prestigious Beta Gamma Sigma and Beta Alpha Psi honor societies for business and accounting.

He was awarded his Juris Doctor from Rutgers University School of Law. Mr. Augulis went on to pursue graduate legal studies in tax laws, and holds a Master of Laws degree from New York University.

Alan is an active member of the American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys and the New Jersey State Bar Association, including its tax, probate and estates, and elder law sections.

Alan is admitted to practice before the United States Tax Court, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals, the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey and the New Jersey Supreme Court.

Education and Professional Certifications

  • Master of Laws — New York University
  • Juris Doctor — Rutgers University School of Law
  • B.B.A. in Accounting — Seton Hall University

Areas of Practice

  • Estate Planning
  • Tax Planning
  • Elder Law

Professional and Civic Affiliations

  • American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys
  • New Jersey State Bar Association