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Retirement Planning Services Salina KS

It’s never too early to start your retirement planning. The sooner you start the more money you collect. It’s important to look for quality jobs that have benefits packages you can take full advantage of. A 401(k) is a retirement plan set up by employers that allows employees to defer or invest a portion of their income, pre-tax, to their retirement plan. Here you’ll find useful retirement tips that will definitely help you with your retirement planning. Please scroll down for more information and access to the retirement financial advisors in Salina, KS listed below that can explain more and even get you started on your retirement savings.

Ms. Celia Countryman Heller, CFP®
(785) 825-6905
2100 S. 9th ST
Salina, KS
Firm
Celia Countryman Heller
Areas of Specialization
Comprehensive Financial Planning, Divorce Issues, Education Planning, Sudden Wealth Management, Women's Finances
Key Considerations
Average Net Worth: $250,001 - $500,000

Average Income: $50,001 - $100,000

Profession: Not Applicable

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Mr. Larry Fief, CFP®
(785) 825-1621
600 S Santa Fe Ave
Salina, KS
Firm
The Bank of Tescott

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Mr. Joel W. Looney, CFP®
(785) 823-3097
P.O. Box 1495
Salina, KS
Firm
Financial Management Group, LLC

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Bank of America - Central Mall
(785) 826-4191
2259 S. 9th
Salina, KS
Type
Banking Center
Services
Banking Center Services: Change Order, Commercial Deposits, Night Deposits, Drive Up
Indoor ATM Services: Open 24 Hours, Braille, Accepts Deposits
Languages
English, Spanish, Chinese, Korean, French, Russian, Portuguese
Office Hours
Monday 10-7
Tuesday 10-7
Wednesday 10-7
Thursday 10-7
Friday 10-7
Saturday 10-4
Sunday Closed
Drive Up Hours
Monday 7:30-5:30
Tuesday 7:30-5:30
Wednesday 7:30-5:30
Thursday 7:30-5:30
Friday 7:30-5:30
Saturday 8-10
Sunday Closed

Kedre Mellor
Capital WealthCare Advisors, L.C.
(316) 440-4772
10333 E. 21st Street N., Suite 301
Wichita, KS
Expertises
High Net Worth Client Needs, Retirement Plan Investment Advice, Retirement Planning & Distribution Rules, Estate & Generational Planning Issues, Ongoing Investment Management, Advising Medical Professionals
Certifications
NAPFA Registered Financial Advisor, CPA/PFS

Mrs. Brandy R Felzien, CFP®
(785) 826-5313
3025 Cortland Cir
Salina, KS
Firm
Sunflower Bank
Areas of Specialization
Asset Allocation, Budget Development, General Financial Planning, Investment Management, Retirement Planning, Wealth Management

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Mr. Douglas W Stein, CFP®
(785) 825-4636
118 W Iron
Salina, KS
Firm
Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC

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Bank of America - Salina Main
(785) 825-7221
138 N. Santa Fe
Salina, KS
Type
Banking Center
Services
Banking Center Services: Change Order, Commercial Deposits, Night Deposits, Drive Up
Outdoor ATM Services: Open 24 Hours, Braille, Accepts Deposits
Languages
English, Spanish, Chinese, Korean, French, Russian, Portuguese
Office Hours
Monday 9-4
Tuesday 9-4
Wednesday 9-4
Thursday 9-4
Friday 9-5
Saturday 9-12
Sunday Closed
Drive Up Hours
Monday 7:30-5:30
Tuesday 7:30-5:30
Wednesday 7:30-5:30
Thursday 7:30-5:30
Friday 7:30-5:30
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

Bank of America - Lindsborg N Motor
(785) 227-3344
118 N. Main
Lindsborg, KS
Type
Banking Center
Services
Banking Center Services: Change Order, Commercial Deposits, Night Deposits, Drive Up
Indoor ATM Services: Open 24 Hours, Braille, Accepts Deposits
Languages
English, Spanish, Chinese, Korean, French, Russian, Portuguese
Office Hours
Monday 9-4
Tuesday 9-4
Wednesday 9-4
Thursday 9-4
Friday 9-5
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Drive Up Hours
Monday 8:30-4:30
Tuesday 8:30-4:30
Wednesday 8:30-4:30
Thursday 8:30-4:30
Friday 8:30-5
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

Lynn Garrison
Legacy Wealth Partners, LLC
(913) 338-4530
11011 King Street
Overland Park, KS
Expertises
Helping Clients Identify & Achieve Goals, Ongoing Investment Management, Financial Issues Between Generations, Estate & Generational Planning Issues, Charitable Giving - Trusts & Foundations, Alternative or Private Investments
Certifications
NAPFA Registered Financial Advisor, BSEE, CFP®

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Investing in 401(k)s and IRAs

By Christopher Stella

So it’s the first day of work and HR asks whether or not you want to open up a 401(k) retirement account. “Heaven’s to Betsy” you say in your most petulant grandfatherly voice: why the hell do I need a retirement account? Ahh…so you say that now. But what happens when you’re 50 years old and realize that had you contributed a measly $100 a month to an account earning a reasonably conservative 6% interest rate, you could have been sitting on a cool $120,000. Not exactly a chunk of change to shake a cane at. But there’s more. Firstly, each of those piddly $100 contributions is tax free, meaning that had you not deposited them into the account, you would have only received about $60 to spend. Secondly, your employer (depending on their level of altruism) will frequently match those contributions up to a certain amount (usually between $1,000 and $2,000 a year). So now you’re talking close to a quarter of a million dollars, half of which was free!!!! Alright, so there’s a little more to it than that, but that’s the basic gist.

Statistics show that you need about 75% of your pre-retirement income to maintain a similar standard of living. So if you're making $150,000 a year, retire at 60, and stick around until you're 90, you'll need to save over $3,000,000. Here's are two easy ways you can make you can make that happen.

What’s a 401(k)?

A 401(k) is a retirement plan set up by employers that allows employees to defer (or invest) a portion of their income, pre-tax, to their plan. For example, if you make $45,000 a year, and contribute $2,000 to our 401(k), then you will only be taxed on $43,000 of your salary at the end of the year. Taxes on $2,000 are paid later when you take out the money during retirement. So why bother contributing?

A 401(k) is like a savings account on steroids. Because your deferral is pre-tax, it means you have more money to contribute, and a larger account grows faster. Further, employers often “match” or contribute a percentage of your deferral as well.

But don’t think that this is just some cash give-away-free-for-all. There are rules. First, the money can’t be withdrawn before the age of 59.5, unless there is an extenuating circumstance, such as serious financial hardship or disability. Otherwise, early withdrawals are subject to a 10% penalty, paid to the IRS. However, if you need to withdraw the money, as a result of the tax deferment on interest, the penalty isn’t significant. If your employer is also matching your funds, then the penalty is negligible.

The maximum current amount that can be invested each year is $15,000, as stated by the IRS. However, that number changes pretty regularly so check with your employer to figure out what the exact numbers are. But what if you leave your job? Well, it doesn’t really matter. You get to keep everything you’ve put in your account plus whatever portion of the money your employer has matched. And there are no penalt...

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