Find Financial Peace of Mind: Choosing a Financial Advisor

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The Department of Labor finalized its new Retirement Security Rule this week, which has again thrust the definition and importance of the word “fiduciary” into the spotlight, with various financial industry organizations and associations either enthusiastically supportive or vehemently against the new rules. At its core, the rule’s goal is to protect retirement savers from…

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Things 529 Plans Can Be Used for Besides College

A 529 account, also known as a 529 plan, is a tax-advantaged savings plan designed to encourage families to save money for future education expenses. These plans are sponsored by states, state agencies, or educational institutions and are primarily used for qualified expenses related to higher education, such as tuition, fees, room and board, and…

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Taxes on Investments: What Kansas Investors Should Know

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The federal government first introduced taxation in the United States in 1861. The nature and reasoning for income tax have changed a lot since then and continue to be a headline-making topic. After all, who doesn’t love talking about taxes?! As most know, the simplified computation involves applying a tax rate to a person’s taxable…

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