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Scott Kaufmann

Livin’ the Dream

At Kaufmann Financial in Kansas City, we feel that we are “Livin’ the Dream”. Our goal is to help you work towards your dreams. Your dream of retiring with financial independence. Your dream of working towards building income so that you can see the world. Your dream of helping educate your children and grandchildren.

We have been serving the community since 1983. We invite you to become part of our financial family.

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Value vs. Growth Investing

Value vs. Growth Investing

Among stock-market investors there’s long been a debate between those who favor value and those who favor growth.

Events on Wall Street

Events on Wall Street

Can successful investors predict changes in the markets? Some can but others miss the market’s signals.

Estimating the Cost of College

Estimating the Cost of College

This worksheet can help you estimate the costs of a four-year college program.

 

Tips for Finding Care for Your Disabled Child

The care of special-needs children continues into their adult years, and may survive the passing of their parents.

Password Protection Strategies

Simple steps may help you foil hackers and protect your privacy.

How Income Taxes Work

A quick look at how federal income taxes work.

Red Flags for Tax Auditors

Here are six flags that may make your tax return prime for an IRS audit.

Saving on Fitness Center Membership Costs

There are ways to improve your physical fitness without denting your fiscal fitness.

Strategies For Managing Student Loan Debt

Five strategies for managing your student debt.

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Comparing Mortgage Terms

Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.

Potential Income from an IRA

Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.

Tax Freedom Day

Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.

Long-Term-Care Needs

Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.

Federal Income Tax

Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.

Interested in a Fuel Efficient Car?

Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.

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5 Smart Investing Principles

Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.

Managing Your Lifestyle

Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.

5 Smart Investing Strategies

There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.

Your Cash Flow Statement

A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.

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Understanding the SECURE Act

Explaining the SECURE Act and how the changes affect your retirement strategy.

The Latte Lie and Other Myths

Do you know these three personal finance sayings?

Rightsizing for Retirement

What does your home really cost?

The Other Sure Thing

Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime. Are you prepared?

Should You Tap Retirement Savings to Fund College?

There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.

Charitable Giving: Smart from the Heart

Do you have causes that you want to support with donations?

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