Author: Plancorp Team

AI & Financial Planning: Human Experience in the Digital Age

It’s difficult to escape media about how artificial intelligence (AI) is the next big advancement in technology. It’s disrupting industries across the globe with a pace of advancement that is well ahead of our ability to grasp full impacts. It’s left many people wondering how it will infiltrate Read more…

What is FedNow: An Overview of the Federal Reserve's New Instant Payment System

With the rise of instant payment services like Venmo, PayPal, CashApp, and Zelle, the Federal Reserve has responded with a new offering. Read more…

What is Retirement Planning and How Does it Work?

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10 Reasons You Shouldn't Do Your Own Investing: What We've Learned Over 40 Years in the Market

With so much information on market trends and investing strategies seemingly easily available, managing your own investments might seem appealing. The idea of DIYing is one worth investigating, particularly for those with a strong interest in their finances. Read more…

High Net Worth Financial Planning Strategies from Our Professional Advisors

Financial planning is an important part of achieving your life goals and securing your future. The right approach develops a comprehensive but approachable plan that grows and protects your assets and gives you the independence to pursue passions; but it's not a one-size-fits-all approach. Someone Read more…

3 Important Wealth Management Statistics

Entrusting the management of your portfolio to a financial advisor is a tough decision, but there is hard data that highlights the benefits that a seasoned wealth manager can provide. In the U.S. alone, there are over 330,000 financial advisors, and that number is expected to reach nearly 400,000 Read more…

Different Types of Financial Advisors

Navigating the world of wealth management can be overwhelming and time-consuming. It also requires a certain level of financial expertise when dealing with investment risks. Read more…

Should I Buy or Lease a Car?

A recent deep-dive into the true costs of car ownership found that the average car owner logs 13,500 miles on their car every year. That number of miles can put big-time stress on your vehicle and cause costly repairs, not to mention the additional expense to register, insure, and fuel your car. Read more…

How Backdoor Roth Conversions Work

Roth IRAs are an essential part of a diversified retirement plan. The most significant benefit of a Roth IRA is its potential to deliver massive tax savings over time. Read more…

Maxed-Out 401k: Your Next Steps and Strategies

Congratulations! You have successfully reached a significant financial milestone that many aspire to but few achieve: a maxed-out 401(k). This is a great achievement on your journey toward a secure retirement plan and should be celebrated. Read more…

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