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Jessica Kerckhoff's Kids Yoga United

Give a brief overview of your organization. Kids Yoga United is an organization I founded recently in St. Louis. Our mission is to spread yoga to children throughout the St. Louis area regardless of their ability to pay. We have a Foundations program which is a 6 week program for the schools. Read more…

How to Instill Smart Money Values in Your Kids

By the time most of us walked across our high school graduation stages, we could recite the Pythagorean Theorem, name all 50 state capitals and identify the different layers of the earth. But how many could do their own taxes or identify their credit score? Read more…

Peter Lazaroff’s New Book, "Making Money Simple"

We’re thrilled to announce the release of Peter Lazaroff’s new book, Making Money Simple. A prolific writer and our Co-Chief Investment Officer, Peter has built a national reputation as an educator due to his ability to simplify complex financial topics into easily digestible lessons. In addition Read more…

What Designations Should Your Financial Advisor Have?

A version of this post was originally authored by Peter for Forbes. Choosing a financial advisor can be a confusing process, particularly given the different standards of care that financial professionals provide. Making matters worse is the wide range of job titles and designations people use to Read more…

A Millennial’s Money Guide to Prevent FOMO

We’ve all been there: scrolling through our phones to see the perfect beach picture just posted by our friend on our social media, immediately inciting FOMO (Fear Of Missing Out).  It’s easy to get caught up in the perfection that can be misjudged here; you don’t see the money that was saved up Read more…

Staying the Course in Turbulent Times: Apollo Lupescu

Thanks to all who attended Plancorp’s client appreciation event on March 13th 2019. We were thrilled to welcome Apollo Lupescu, Vice President at Dimensional, to discuss “staying the course in turbulent times.” Read more…

Should I Invest in a Traditional or a Roth IRA?

When funded early and consistently, an Individual Retirement Account (IRA) can be a cornerstone of retirement planning. By combining the magic of compounding, a long time for growth, and shelter from taxes, the wealth-building equation can really work in your favor. Read more…

Growing Up Gen X: How Our Past Affects Our Planning

Amidst all the attention given to baby boomers and millennials, who vastly outnumber us, it is easy to forget about my generation, Gen X. This group is generally considered to be those of us born between 1965 and 1980: a time of uncertainty in everything from politics to economics; a time when Read more…

The Benefits of Being in The Global Association of Independent Advisors™ (GAIA)

I, and subsequently Plancorp,  was the founding member of The Global Association of Independent Advisors (GAIA). The association consists of a group of firms from around the world that all serve as fiduciaries for their client. We share best practices in order to learn from each other, so we can Read more…

What is the Global Association of Independent Advisors™ (GAIA)

I, and subsequently Plancorp,  was the founding member of The Global Association of Independent Advisors™ (GAIA). The association consists of a group of firms from around the world that all serve as fiduciaries for their client. We share best practices in order to learn from each other, so we can Read more…

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