Tax and Investment Services for Individuals and Business Owners
At Planners for Financial Success, we understand how overwhelming it can be to navigate the world of financial planning and investing. Without trusted guidance and easy-to-understand advice, it’s hard to feel confident about your financial future. We seek to address this concern by serving as a trusted resource and making our clients feel comfortable with their investments.
We are an independently managed financial services firm assisting individuals and small business owners in all stages of life, from starting their careers to building a family to transitioning into retirement. We also specialize in investment advice and tax services.
Wherever our clients are in life, we can help them create a roadmap designed to connect today’s reality with tomorrow’s dreams. Our top priority is to serve our clients first, last, and always. As an independently managed firm, we always align our recommendations with our client’s goals and are extremely transparent with our communication. We believe our clients appreciate the value we offer and our emphasis on educating them about their financial futures.
Based in Kansas City, Missouri, we work with individuals, families, and small business owners in the local area, as well as throughout the country. We invite you to contact us today to learn more about how working with a skilled professional can help you pursue your financial goals.
Rebalancing Your Portfolio
Over time, different investments' performances can shift a portfolio’s intent and risk profile. Rebalancing may be critical.
Do You Owe The AMT?
If you want to avoid potential surprises at tax time, it may make sense to know where you stand when it comes to the AMT.
Making Sense of U.S. Household Net Worth
A look inside the U.S. government's statistics on household net worth.
What can be learned from the savings rate?
Read this overview to learn how financial advisors are compensated.
Investors who put off important investment decisions may face potential consequence to their future financial security.
Universal life insurance is permanent insurance with a flexible premium. Here's how it works.
Living trusts are popular, but their appropriateness will depend upon your individual needs and objectives.
Does it make sense to borrow from my 401(k) to pay off debt or to make a major purchase?
This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.
Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.
This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.
With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
Ever lost your wallet? Frustrating. Here’s what you can do to keep yourself safe.
It’s never a bad time to speak with your financial advisor about changes in your situation.
Do you know how long it may take for your investments to double in value? The Rule of 72 is a quick way to figure it out.
Making the most of surprises is a great reason to work with us.
A visit to the hospital can be painful, for both your body and your wallet. Don’t let it be more painful than it has to be.
How does your ideal retirement differ from reality, and what can we do to better align the two?