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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

December 27, 2018 Is it your New Year's resolution to retire?  by Sandi Weaver

December 19, 2018 Make a holiday gift budget you'll stick to

December 7, 2018 Avoid the grief bomb. Help for survivors  by Dan Danford

November 12, 2018 - Upping your wellness game by including financial well-being 

October 26th - Dealing with charitable giving changes under new tax law by Dan Mathews

October 10th - Your Kids first car is a good time to teach them to "act their wage"   by Jamie Bosse

OCTOBER 1st  “Will You Owe Income Taxes When Filing for 2018?”
The tax withholding changes could cause you to be short on paying your taxes in 2018.

Members in the News

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

KCUR Radio Show 


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 Plan

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.

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