The Importance of Financial Planning

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The Importance of Financial Planning

It has been a crazy time around the globe and here domestically. Join Dean Barber and Bud Kasper as they talk about black swan events, how they impact the daily lives of millions of people across the world, and what you can do to prepare yourself and your financial plan in these uncertain times.

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Make sure your retirement plan and investment strategy can weather the storm in times of uncertainty in the markets. It’s just one small step you can take to ensure your plans to retire stay on track.

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Our financial planners will sit with you and discuss your goals for retirement. Then they will review your plan and analyze your portfolio to help you determine your chances of success in achieving those goals. If that sounds like something you’re interested in, click below to request your meeting today.

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Managing Your Portfolio in Times of Crisis

Dean and Bud discuss the things you should do to manage your portfolio in uncertain times like we’re currently experiencing in a special episode of our podcast.

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Are We in a Bear Market?

It’s official, we’re now in bear market territory. The question is; how bad is it going to get? Better yet, how are you going to protect yourself? Join Dean Barber and Bud Kasper as they discuss what you can do to better protect yourself, and your portfolio, from this downturn.

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The Stock Market, Coronavirus, and Your Retirement Plan

Join Dean Barber and Bud Kasper for this special episode of America’s Wealth Management Show as they discuss the recent stock market volatility. They examine the bond market, oil, and the coronavirus and the impact those factors are having on the markets. You may not have the coronavirus, but your portfolio might.

Retirement Plan Checklist

The Retirement Plan Checklist is designed to allow you to see all the things you need to be thinking of, and doing, as you lead up to and through retirement. It’s a checklist for your retirement journey. This is by no means a replacement for a well thought out and executed financial plan. However, it will get you heading in the right direction.

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Tax Reduction Strategies

This report includes strategies to help you reduce the amount you pay in taxes each year. It’s a great place to start if you’re just starting the process of planning your multi-year tax plan.

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Social Security Decisions Guide

Regardless if Social Security will or will not be your primary source of income in retirement, if you take your Social Security benefits at face value you could be leaving money on the table. But if you knew a few little-known strategies, you could generate additional Social Security income.

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About the show

Since 2003, our nationally syndicated radio program America’s Wealth Management Show has been informing and educating retirees and those nearing retirement on what life is like after your working career ends.

Dean Barber, CEO of Barber Financial Group and Bud Kasper, President of Barber Financial Group–Lee’s Summit focuses on the second half of your investment lifetime by discussing the topics of asset management, tax reduction strategies, estate planning and investing which, in the past, was reserved for only the very wealthy.




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Proper planning for retirement isn’t just about saving and investing money. That’s only a small part. There’s Social Security claiming strategies, tax planning to reduce your tax liability in the future, leaving your legacy with estate planning, and proper insurance coverage, to name a few. Use this form to send us your question, and you will receive a reply. We may even use it on a future show!

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The Guided Retirement Show is here to be your guide as you travel to and through a successful retirement. Learning to navigate the Amazon takes years of practice, likewise, navigating your retirement is no different. That’s why it’s important to have a guide to help you through your taxes, estate plan, insurance, Medicare, Social Security, and the many other precarious situations retirement brings your way. Retirement is not just about money, it’s about your life and your goals! You can find it on your favorite podcast app or by clicking below!

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