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Reverse Budgeting: Creating A Budget That Actually Works

Creating a budget and sticking to it is difficult for most people because the process is time consuming and restrictive. Traditional budgeting forces you to make every decision as if you live in a spreadsheet. But guess what? You don’t live in a spreadsheet. Read more…

Do It for Your Loved Ones: 4 Reasons You Need Estate Documents

Does anyone really enjoy thinking about, let alone discussing, their mortality? Most of us do whatever we can to avoid this topic. While that’s human nature, doing a little planning now can save major headaches for our loved ones down the road. Read more…

Myopic Loss Aversion

How often do you look at the stock market or check your investment portfolio? The Digital Age has made access to stock market data and real-time portfolio values increasingly easy.  The problem with easier access to real-time market data is that investors can lose sight of the big picture as their Read more…

Compounded Annual Return vs. Average Annual Return

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Small Business Monthly: Plancorp Named Best in Value 2019

Plancorp was voted one of "2019 Best in Value" firms featured by Small Business Monthly. We are thankful to be able to do what we do for our clients everyday and it is an honor to be recognized.  Read more…

In 2019, Pay Yourself First

The New Year is always a time for self-reflection. “New Year, New You” headlines abound, as people collectively seek ways to make resolutions that actually stick. 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…

Are You a Saver or an Investor?

Picture yourself holding a $100 bill in your hand. What sounds more appealing: Read more…

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