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October 15, 2021 Locating documents, writing obit just 2 of many steps to take after loved one’s death By Lynn Mayabb

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September 29, 2021 Generosity is in the DNA of many in KC. Adviser’s advice is don’t ignore tax benefits by Jesse Bunse

September 22, 2021 A financial plan can be your guide. Take these 10 steps to put it to good use by Amber Bletscher

September 3, 2021 Store them, sell them or use them? Tips on what to do with collectibles by Sarah Askren

August 12, 2021 Define a happy life. Meaning and comfort are up there, but here’s another factor by Joni Lindquist

July 28, 2021 Who will care for special-needs loved one when you’re unable? Consider these factors by Dean Russell

June 30, 2021 Down to business sustainably: Tools to help you invest while being kind to planet by Sandi Weaver

June 23, 2021 Playing with the house’s money? Unexpected cash sometimes triggers frivolous spending by Ryan Hodapp

June 1, 2021 Even in this real estate market, Is your home truly a good investment? by Lucas Bucl

May 18, 2021 Navigating the alphabet soup of Medicare: Be sure you’re not paying too much by Dan Mathews

May 4, 2021 Temporary job loss has been part of the pandemic. But is it time to retire right now? by Barbara McMahon

April 21, 2021 Dust off that suitcase: Five financial tips to consider before traveling By Matthew Charles

April 6, 2021 A will provides closure. A few simple steps will erase the intimidation factor by Clint Haynes

March 23, 2021 Are all your financial eggs in one basket? Here’s why that’s not such a bad idea by Dan Danford

March 9, 2021 The GameStop frenzy in late January inspired many questions about investing by Nolan Keim

March 3, 2021 Kids as young as age 3 can learn about money. Here’s how to empower them by Jamie Bosse

February 10, 2021 It’s a good idea to plan for that baby bump in the road by Marc Shaffer

January 12, 2021 Set out on 2021 financial path with a clear understanding of what’s important and why by Joni Lindquist

December 30, 2020 A month-by-month look at 2020: Certified Financial Planners can help you with changes by Andy Drennen

December 17, 2020 Considering retiring? Be sure to examine every fact before making that decision by Sandi Weaver

November 24, 2020 Want to start 2021 in good financial health? End-of-year planning is essential  by Chris Walden

November 9, 2020 This holiday season, put differences aside and remember what’s important by Nolan Keim

October 26, 2020 Retiring early? Know what you can do to remedy financial pain of healthcare cost by Dan Mathews

October 15, 2020 Is early retirement the answer? Those over 55 face a multitude of employment issues by Clint Haynes

September 28, 2020 What’s the best time to hire a financial adviser? Not necessarily in crisis time by Dan Danford

September 14, 2020 During gift-giving season, space out the to-do list and get crafty by Kristen Buchman

August 31, 2020 If the economy is hurting, why is the stock market climbing? Here’s one simple answer by Barbara McMahon

August 18, 2020 Financial planner’s family photos show bright spots punctuating rough pandemic times by Jamie Bosse

August 4, 2020 Student loan debt is hard to avoid. Consider these ways to pay it off quickly by Clint Haynes 

July 22, 2020 Financial planning is essential for those facing costly infertility treatment by Marc Shaffer

July 3, 2020 Before retiring, answer a few important questions. For instance, what makes you happy? by Joni Lindquist

June 20, 2020 Celebrate the Fourth by planning for financial independence in retirement years by Sandi Weaver

June 18, 2020 As quarantine lifts, it’s time to examine monthly spending and prioritize needs, wants by Nolan Keim

May 26, 2020 Positive changes in spending habits will hopefully outlive the pandemic by Lucas Bucl

May 19, 2020 Can you save money by refinancing your mortgage by Sandi Weaver

April 28, 2020 The finest luxury of wealth isn’t a fancy car or home. It’s the ability to choose by Dan Danford

April 27, 2020 Financial planner answers questions about CARES Act by Andy Drennen

April 6, 2020 Communicating about finances might be tough, but it’s key to relationships by Kristin Buchman

March 23, 2020 To loan or not to loan: Take these steps before cosigning by Ryan Brooke

March 10, 2020 Changes proposed to required minimum distribution tables by Mark Howe

February 25, 2020 An insightful look at the ages and stages of retirement by Barbara McMahon

February 4, 2020 Don’t let the ghosts of Christmas Past haunt you forever by Jamie Bosse

January 21, 2020 Five tips for easing marital conflict around money by Dan Mathews

December 31, 2019 Financial planning in the year of uncertainty by Andy Drennen 

December 3, 2019 A fresh idea about your stale mortgage by Dan Danford

November 25, 2019 She's thankful most of her clients are good financial planners by Sandi Weaver

October 26, 2019 What most frightens people? It's not scary costumes - it's money stress  by Joni Lindquist

October 10, 2019 Behavioral Baises can cause investors to make poor decisions by Lucas Bucl

September 24, 2019 Three tips for building an emergency fund by Jamie Bosse

September 10, 2019 What's the best medical savings account for you? by Dan Mathews

September 4, 2019 Not too early for an overall review of 2020 tax strategy by Chris Walden

August 16, 2019 Teaching Kids about "invisible" money  by Jamie Bosse

July 19, 2019 Planning for parenthood: Put financial planning on your to-do list  by Nolan Keim

July 1, 2019 Coming into some money? Be wise with it  by Sandi Weaver

June 18, 2019 Sweeping changes considered for retirement plan rules by Andy Drennen

June 6, 2019 How you Spend is more important than how you budget    by Dan Danford

May 22, 2019  When signing up with financial adviser, beware mandatory arbitration clause  by Michael Searcy

May 8, 2019 Where is home when you retire?   Barbara McMahon

April 20, 2019 Here's why your tax refund may have been lower this year  by Mark Howe

April 8, 2019 Do-it-yourself for simple estate plans by Sandi Weaver

March 27, 2019 Don't Overlook the importance of a home inventory  By Jamie Bosse

March 13, 2019 Retirement savings plans: Which one is right for you?   By Lucas Bucl

February 19, 2019 Unclaimed property: Do you have any?  by Kristen Buchman

February 12, 2019 Talk to estate attorney about impacts of Tax Cuts and Jobs Act  by Mark Howe

February 5, 2019  Roth IRA's benefit from stock market decline and new tax code  by Andy Drennen


Members in the News

KCTV5 Coronavirus prompting travel, financial concerns for locals - February 25, 2020  Featuring David Jackson

KCTV5 Better KC Habits of Financially fit people - May1, 2017  Featuring David Jackson

KSHB Channel 41 Save Money: How to keep holiday spending on a budget - November 18, 2016 featuring Sandi Weaver

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KCUR Radio Show 

12-2020 Nolan Keim and Jamie Bosse Financial advice for Millennials as they deal with yet another economic downturn. Segment 2, beginning at 33:04:  

10-22-2020  What a contested election could mean for the financial world Panelists: Nolan Keim and Lucas Bucl


6-21-2019 Planning for a New Arrival!  Key Financial Considerations When Your Family Is Growing

Panelists:  Jamie Bosse, Kristin Buchman, David Jackson

4-15-2019 Personal Credit – Everything You Need to Know.  How Your Credit Score Works, Why it Matters, and How to Protect It.


2/18/19 - Getting Ready for A Recession  - What You Should Do Now to Prepare your Investment Portfolio and Personal Finances


12/17/18 - Will Social Security Be There For You?

August 21, 2018 – Socially Responsible Investing – Can You Make a Profit AND a Positive Impact?

June 18, 2018 – Financial Aspects to Consider When Taking a New Job

April 16, 2018 Show – Tax Planning for 2018 – How with the Trump Tax Code Changes Impact Your Taxes?

February 19, 2018 Show -Need Help Breaking your Bad Financial Habits?  
Need Help Breaking your Bad Financial Habits


August 28th Show - Financial Planning for Non-Traditional Couples

June 19th Show – Busting Financial Myths, Financial Impact of Trump’s Tweets

April 17th Show – Gender Gap in Financial Health, How to Make Positive Changes to Achieve Financial Fitness

February 27, 2017 - Smart Money Experts on Stretching Your Retirement Savings.


December 19th 2016 – Smart Money Experts On Historic Market Highs, Interest Rate Hike, And The 'Trump Rally'

October 17th 2016 - Smart Money Experts On Candidates' Proposed Economic Plans

August 29th, 2016 - Smart Money Experts: Social Safety Nets and Cyber Security

June 29, 2016: Smart Money Experts: Brexit and You

April 18, 2016: Smart Money Experts: Is College Still Worth The Cost?

Feb 22, 2016:  Love and Money

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The FPA Publicity Committee has a long-running multi-year relationship with KCUR, appearing on two of their local shows.  Our initial appearances were on the radio show, Central Standard, hosted by Gina Kaufmann (shown in the second photo).  Our current appearances are on Up To Date, hosted by Steve Kraske, and produced by Danie Alexander.
Our mission is to provide information on financial planning topics that impact local listeners, and to answer the show's call-in questions.  Danie Alexander, with Steve Kraske's assistance, determines which topics to address for their audience.  Steve Kraske is a well-known and well-versed media figure in Kansas City; he is a political columnist for the Kansas City Star, and frequently appears in discussion panels on Kansas City Public Television.
Because of KCUR'S indepth, professional approach, we feel honored to provide financial planning education for their audience.