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The 4 Social Security Questions I Hear the Most

Social Security is like math class: it can be intimidating and complicated, but it’s ultimately extremely beneficial when leveraged properly. Read more…

Time for a Checkup: Indicators of Financial Wellness in Your Workplace

“An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” -Benjamin Franklin Read more…

Lessons from "Less Stress, More Time" Workshop

We often think of “fight or flight” mode as it applies to animals. When your dog hears thunder, maybe he growls—or sprints to hide under the bed. But what do you do when faced with a stressful situation? Read more…

Tackling the Investment Gap

We’ve heard a lot about the wage gap in the last decade or so, but the investment gap is just starting to get more press. Despite the fact that more and more are identifying themselves as their family’s primary breadwinner, bill-payer and budget-maker, women continue to lag behind men in long-term Read more…

Q1 2018 Newsletter: Chris Kerckhoff Named a Forbes "Best-In-State Wealth Advisor"

Each quarter, Plancorp publishes a newsletter to keep our clients apprised of everything from market activity to Plancorp happenings. Click to view the Q1 edition, and feel free to share with family, friends or colleagues. Read more…

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…

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