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Emil Wansa is a Financial Educator from Overland Park, KS. As one of the foremost financial coaches in Kansas, Emil Wansa helps with cash flow management, retirement planning, insurance planning, elder care planning, social security advice, estate planning and annuities advice.  As a leading financial advisor, Emil Wansa can help you with plan for your future.

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Wednesday, February 6, 2019

1-Minute Video: Are you planning for retirement and wondering how to get the most out of your 401k or other retirement funds? Emil Wansa, financial educators, Overland Park KS

 

Monday, January 28, 2019

For the first time in months, U.S. markets experienced little movement last week.[1] The Dow and NASDAQ did have their 5th week of gains in a row, but their increases were small: 0.12% and 0.11%, respectively. Meanwhile, the S&P 500...

 

Thursday, January 24, 2019

Watch 1-Minute Video: Thousands of Baby Boomers are retiring each day, and many are wondering about the possibility of having to pay for expensive long term care. Long term care insurance was created to cover the costs of skilled...

 

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

1-Minute Video: Too many retirees believe that they don’t have to do any planning in retirement. They spent years saving for their retirement and now they think they can coast. WRONG! There are hidden tax traps waiting for the...

 

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

U.S. markets were up again last week, as major domestic indexes posted their 4th weekly gains in a row.[1] In fact, the S&P 500 was no longer in correction territory at Friday's close - and was in the middle of its best yearly start...

 

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Monday, January 14, 2019

After months of volatility, markets relaxed a bit last week. For the first time since October, the S&P 500 went 5 days without a 1% gain or loss.[1] The Cboe Volatility Index, or VIX, also fell to lower than 20 - in December, it...

 

Tuesday, January 8, 2019

1-Minute Video: Most Americans who turn 65 are eligible for Medicare, a federal program that covers many health expenses for seniors. But the program is complicated. Here are 5 important facts you need to know: First - Medicare is not...

 

Monday, January 7, 2019

U.S. markets experienced more wild sessions last week before ending in positive territory as the recent turbulence continued. In fact, we are currently in the middle of some of the most volatile market performance in more than eight...

 

Monday, December 31, 2018

The close of the year provides an opportunity for investors to step back and consider the wider financial landscape. This week, we're reviewing some key issues that defined 2018, as well as some factors that may influence financial...

 

Thursday, December 27, 2018

1-Minute Video: A question we're commonly asked is, "Is it possible to drastically reduce taxes in retirement, or even eliminate them? It’s possible, but you must start planning before you retire. Many people don’t realize...

 

Monday, December 24, 2018

Last week, domestic markets had some of their worst performance in 10 years.[1] The S&P 500 lost 7.05%, the Dow declined 6.87%, and the NASDAQ dropped 8.36%. All three indexes have now lost at least 8% in 2018.[2] On Friday, December...

 

Monday, December 17, 2018

Last week brought more volatility to the markets. While domestic indexes had some rallies as positive trade news emerged earlier in the week, by Friday, December 14, they had erased any gains. The last time major U.S. indexes ended in...

 

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Many people believe Social Security will pay for their retirement, but Social Security was designed to be just a complement to a pension and investments. So don’t rely only on Social Security for your retirement because it...

 

Monday, December 10, 2018

Markets went for another wild ride last week, as major domestic indexes swung back and forth. By Friday, December 7, markets had posted their worst weekly performance since March - and the S&P 500 and Dow both moved into negative...

 

Monday, December 3, 2018

U.S. markets ended a volatile month on a high note Friday. All three major indices posted impressive increases for the week, buoyed by news from the Fed Reserve and international trade.[1] The S&P 500 jumped 4.85%, and the NASDAQ...

 

Monday, November 26, 2018

Last week was a tough one for markets. The S&P 500 dropped 3.79% and experienced its worst results during a Thanksgiving week since 1939.[1] While the index officially entered correction territory on Friday, it closed 10.2% below its...

 

Monday, November 19, 2018

Markets experienced more volatility last week, as perspectives on trade, tech, and retail pulled investor sentiment back and forth. Although domestic indexes were up on Friday, November 16, they still posted losses for the week.[1] In...

 

Monday, November 12, 2018

Last week, markets experienced a 4-day winning streak before dropping on Friday, November 9. Despite those losses, domestic indexes posted gains for the week.[1] The S&P 500 increased 2.13%, the Dow added 2.84%, and the NASDAQ was up 0...

 

Saturday, November 10, 2018

1-Minute Video: With a traditional IRA, you may qualify for a tax deduction when you invest your money. But later, when you take the money out in retirement, all those distributions are taxed. The Roth IRA is the opposite. It has no...

 

Saturday, November 10, 2018

1-Minute Video: You might be thinking, “Since I don’t need the required minimum distribution from my retirement accounts in order to live on, can’t I just leave it in my retirement account?” If you do not...

 

Monday, November 5, 2018

Markets posted strong gains last week after struggling for much of October. The S&P 500 had its best weekly performance since May, and the NASDAQ had its first positive week since September.[1] Despite domestic markets dropping on...

 

Saturday, November 3, 2018

 

Monday, October 29, 2018

Last week did nothing to dispel October's reputation as a tough month for the markets. The S&P 500 lost 3.94%, the Dow declined 2.97%, and the NASDAQ dropped 3.78% during what was one of 2018's most volatile weeks so far. All three...

 

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

1-Minute Video: Here are some tips to help you lessen your tax burden at the end of the year. First, Be aware of any tax changes that will take place in the new year so you can use them to your advantage. Review your cost basis so you...

 

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

1-Minute Video: Statistics say there is a seventy percent chance that you or your spouse will experience a need for long-term care! Long-term care includes a range of services and supports you may need to meet your personal care needs....

 

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

1-Minute Video: What are the three stages in your financial life? The first stage is preparing for life’s uncertainties. The second stage is managing your net worth and the third stage is managing retirement and your estate. The...

 

Friday, August 10, 2018

1- Minute Video: What are annuities and how do they work? Annuities are both a savings and an income investment that pays out over a period of time. It's actually a steam of income you can’t outlive. An annuity is a flexible...

 

Thursday, July 12, 2018

1-Minute Video: If you’re nearing retirement, you may need to consider asset allocation in a different way. Be aware that asset allocation cannot eliminate the risk of fluctuating prices and uncertain returns. When you were...

 

Thursday, June 28, 2018

1-Minute Video Tip: What are required minimum distributions and how are they determined? Watch to learn more.