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St. Louis Business Journal: Larry LeGrand Named SSM Health Board Chair

With more than 35 years of experience in personal finance and corporate income tax planning, Larry LeGrand is Plancorp’s go-to expert on everything tax-related. He was recently named the new chair of SSM Health, succeeding David Cosby who completed his term as chair at the end of 2017. Below is an Read more…

The Trouble with Being an Optimist

People tend to tell me I’m a positive person, even if I don’t always feel like I am. Whether you consider yourself an optimist or not, chances are you blindly trust that at least some figures in your life—perhaps your attorney, CPA, pastor or financial advisor—are inherently “good.” After all, it’s Read more…

Going Global with Your Portfolio

If you’re like me, the wrap of last month’s Olympic games left you wondering: What do I watch on TV now? The global competition gave us all new respect for how much time and dedication Olympic athletes put in for the games, a sense of inspiration for the next generation, and a view into how global Read more…

3 Keys to Loving Where You Work

One of the best parts about my job as Chief Talent Officer at Plancorp is introducing new people to our firm and our partners at BrightPlan. Not only do I get to tell them about the cool things we do to help people achieve their financial goals, but I also get to hear their answers to questions Read more…

Advisory HQ: Plancorp Named Among “Top 9 Best Financial Advisors in St. Louis”

Plancorp has been named to the list of “Top 9 Best Financial Advisors in St. Louis” for the third year in a row. The publication highlights our Women’s Initiative, “InspireHer,” which promotes financial literacy for our clients and women of the community. To learn more about the InpsireHer Read more…

How to Deal With Lifestyle Creep

If you place your hand in a bowl of lukewarm water and start heating it, you’re unlikely to notice the rising temperature. Your hand adapts to the gradual change. Read more…

Chris Kerckhoff Named a Forbes "Best-in-State Wealth Advisor"

Congratulations to President and CEO Chris Kerckhoff on being named to the 2018 Forbes Best-In-State Advisors list, released late last month.  An excerpt from the Missouri is below, and you can view the list in its entirety here. Read more…

How Tax Reform Impacts Business Owners

Co-Written with Wealth Manager Scott Ngo, CFP®, CPA, PFS Read more…

How to Prepare for a Market Downturn

One of the first things to accept as an investor is that you will occasionally lose money – sometimes a lot of money – on the way to earning a decent return in stocks. The market will take unpredictable twists and turns throughout your lifetime. Read more…

Is This Normal?

Last week’s volatility was higher than a typical week in the market, but it wasn’t all that unusual from a historical standpoint. Read more…

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