A Life Planning Firm
Welcome to our family firm, my name is Jim Kennedy. Life Planning may be unknown terminology, but it is the very definition of the business we have been developing for over 30 years. In 1989 every client I worked with was gathering information from several different advisors and legal professionals, then trying to compile that information on their own to find the right answers for their situation. Inevitably, everyone I met with had holes or overlap in their plan, that was the genesis of Life Planning. It wasn’t about the answers, it was about asking the right questions that need to be asked for your family’s unique situation. Only then do we begin coordinating and correlating all the answers from all of your financial professionals to send you in the right direction with confidence so that you can live Life on purpose.
As the number of experiences with our clients has grown, so has our knowledge and wisdom. Our vision is to be an industry leader providing continuous Leadership, Relationships and Creativity. All the while we believe in doing things the cowboy way. Our word is our bond and our handshake is more binding than any contract. I encourage you to take some time and read about our approach to planning or simply the cowboy way we live.Contact Us
A Bucket Plan to Go with Your Bucket List
A bucket plan can help you be better prepared for a comfortable retirement.
Insuring Your Business Against Cyber Liability
90% of small businesses in the U.S. don't protect their data from cyber attacks. Is your business at risk?
Insuring Your Business With a Buy/Sell Agreement
It may help your business be better prepared in the event of the death of a principal or key employee.
There are common mistakes you can avoid when saving for retirement.
The Economic Report of the President can help identify the forces driving — or dragging — the economy.
One or the other? Perhaps both traditional and Roth IRAs can play a part in your retirement plans.
When considering life insurance, it's important to understand your options.
How much do you know about one of the most important tools you have to help protect your and your family’s financial future?
Consider how your assets are allocated and if that allocation is consistent with your time frame and risk tolerance.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.
Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
Ever lost your wallet? Frustrating. Here’s what you can do to keep yourself safe.
Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime. Are you prepared?
Ready for retirement? Find out why many are considering encore careers and push your boundaries into something more, here.
How will you weather the ups and downs of the business cycle?
If you died, what would happen to your email archives, social profiles and online accounts?
In life it often happens that the answers to our most pressing questions are right in our own backyards.