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Earlier this year, our team achieved 13 years in business — and year 14 has proven to be an exciting one. Our firm is growing in a number of ways to serve you even better. Here’s the latest at Sound Stewardship: Welcoming Dan Reiter and celebrating team anniversaries Please join us in welcoming Dan Reiter, […]

Tax Update: Kansas changes the rules again

by Matt Syverson - Tax Planning

Are you prepared to pay more Kansas taxes? It’s no surprise that Kansas has been having financial issues over the past several years, and legislation passed this month attempts to fix the budget shortfalls. Here are the big changes for those of you who pay Kansas income taxes.   Business owners will once again pay […]

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June Financial To-Dos June’s Financial To-Dos

by Jonathan Harrison - Financial To-Dos

Based on Morningstar’s 2017 Financial To-Do List, we’re offering a few tasks each month for tackling what can seem like an overwhelming task: getting or keeping your financial house in order. A seemingly impossible battle can be won by focusing on just a few items at a time. If your financial life seems daunting, begin […]

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Why we’re not talking to our kids about college

by Matt Syverson - College Planning, Financial Planning, Principles in Practice

For several years now, I have observed too many parents have an ongoing dialogue with their high school student about college — about everything except for the price tag. They take their kids for campus visits. They dutifully go to the college counseling appointments. They encourage their kids to pursue extra-curricular activities so they will […]

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May’s Financial To-Dos

by Jonathan Harrison - Financial To-Dos

Based on Morningstar’s 2017 Financial To-Do List, we’re offering a few tasks each month for tackling what can seem like an overwhelming task: getting or keeping your financial house in order. A seemingly impossible battle can be won by focusing on just a few items at a time. Choose one or more of the following […]

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Why we don’t recommend retirement

by Jonathan Harrison - Retirement

Many of us have a fairytale picture of retirement. No more work! A life of leisure! But here’s a startling statistic: in spite of their newfound freedom, retirees spend an average of two thirds of their leisure time watching television. Eight hours — that’s the equivalent of a workday, just spent in front of a […]

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April financial to-dos April’s Financial To-Dos

by Jonathan Harrison - Financial To-Dos

Based on Morningstar’s 2017 Financial To-Do List, we’re offering a few tasks each month for tackling what can seem like an overwhelming project: getting or keeping your financial house in order. A seemingly impossible battle can be won by focusing on just a few tasks at a time. Choose one or more of the following […]

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