Why All Advisors Are Not the Same

How would you characterize your relationship with your advisor? If you’re like many investors, you have the perception that whether you’re working with a financial advisor, broker, wealth manager, financial planner, or any of the other titles that occupy this industry, they all do the same thing. But that couldn’t be further from the truth. There are many differences between…

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Women, You’re Better at Investing than You Think

It still happens quite frequently. I meet with a man and woman to create or review their financial plan and find that the man is doing most of the talking while the woman remains silent. Perhaps it’s a married couple in which the husband has taken control of the family finances, or maybe it’s a single female professional who has…

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Matthew J. Haywood

The Top Five Questions to Ask Your Retirement Plan Advisor

An employer sponsored retirement plan provides a great benefit for every company, serving as an added perk for attracting and retaining good talent. It’s also an immense responsibility, and if not managed properly, can become a liability. That’s why it’s important to work with an advisor who has your best interest at heart and has the experience you need to…

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Your Blueprint for a Successful Retirement

It’s often been said that every accomplishment begins with a vision and a solid plan. Whether it’s an architectural marvel, a business success or personal achievement, the plan outlining where you are and where you want to be (and most importantly, the steps you must take to get there) always comes first. The same rings true when it comes to…

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Krilogy Financial® Advisor, Kevin Reynolds Earns CIS Designation

St. Louis, MO – Krilogy Financial®, a wealth management firm with multiple locations in the St. Louis area, is pleased to announce that Financial Advisor, Kevin Reynolds, has earned his Certified Income Specialist™ designation from the Institute of Business & Finance. CIS™ certification requires mastery of issues related to income distribution in retirement, including Medicare, income taxes, health care, investing…

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Women: Are You Taking Control of Your Finances?

We recently celebrated International Women’s Day, a time to recognize and advocate for the contributions and advancement of women. This includes professional, social and cultural advances, and the accomplishments we continue to see women making when it comes to taking control of their finances. Our passion lies in guiding women on this journey and empowering them to actively navigate all…

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Why Your Business Needs a Buy-Sell Agreement (and it’s not just for death of a partner)

Over the course of their careers, business owners work hard to build their companies, typically putting in countless hours and investing a great deal of money and passion. In many cases, there are two or more business partners with varying degrees of ownership and responsibility, all focused on the common goal of what they’re trying to accomplish. Perhaps they’ve thought…

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Make Strategic Tax Planning a Priority For Your Retirement Plan

If you’re like most, you approach your retirement planning with the sole focus on building your nest egg, accumulating as much as possible to get you to your goals. Yet there’s an often overlooked piece of the planning that could have an impact on your finances in retirement –strategic tax planning. What could your tax exposure be, and how can…

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