Impact Investing: Aligning Values with Investments

With the recent ad campaign that highlights Colin Kaepernick, we can see a continuing pattern of large corporations’ increasing involvement in social issues. In 2017 we saw Audi’s Super Bowl commercial in support of equal pay for women; in ’16, Target’s decision to offer transgender-inclusive bathroom access in all its stores; in ’15, Chick-fil-A’s stance against catering for a same-sex…

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Veterans: You May Be Eligible for a Tax Refund

If you’re one of the 130,000 combat-injured veterans whose disability severance pay was taxed between 1991 and 2016, a recent letter from the Department of Defense could be informing you that you may be eligible for a refund. This is the result of the Combat-Injured Veterans Tax Fairness Act of 2016 which allows veterans the opportunity to file an amendment…

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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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