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8012 NW 76th Terrace
Kansas City, MO 64152-4425

Planners for Financial Success, Len Hempen

816-741-2858

 
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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. 

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