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.
Should You Borrow from Your 401(k)?
Does it make sense to borrow from my 401(k) to pay off debt or to make a major purchase?
A Taxing Story: Capital Gains and Losses
Understanding how capital gains are taxed may help you refine your investment strategies.
Pay Yourself First
It sounds simple, but paying yourself first can really pay off.
Experiencing negative returns early in retirement can potentially undermine the sustainability of your assets.
Knowing how insurance deductibles work can help you save money and give you peace of mind.
If you have a traditional IRA, you may have the opportunity to extend its tax-deferred status across multiple generations.
Loss of income from disability has the potential to cause financial hardship. Disability insurance can help.
Taking regular, periodic withdrawals during retirement can be quite problematic.
Estate management can help ensure that your assets are transferred according to your wishes while managing tax issues.
This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.
Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.
This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.
This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime. Are you prepared?
Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.
Here’s a crash course on saving for college.
What are your options for investing in emerging markets?
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, cracking the code on bonds.
Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.