The Open Road Blog

Navigating the financial road ahead might be a little too much adventure for some. These articles will get you pointed in the right direction.
 

6 Financial Signs It’s Time To Retire Early in Kansas City

Kansas City retirees are younger and younger, as they leave high-paying jobs at Cerner and Burns & McDonnell. Kansas City fee-only certified financial planner, Todd Minear, shows you the signs you’re ready to leave the KC workforce and enjoy life in your 50’s and even 40’s.

6 Questions About 529 Plans

If you’re saving for your child’s higher education, you probably have a lot of questions besides “When did college get so incredibly expensive?” One popular savings tool that might puzzle you the most is the 529 Plan.

A Complete Financial Checklist To Moving

Are you moving to a new neighborhood or city for a job, family, or a new adventure? There’s so much to consider including schools, neighborhoods, and cost of living. Each decision affects your finances. Here’s a complete financial checklist to moving.

Smart Home Buying Strategies That Won’t Make You House Poor

Searching for a home is exciting and nerve-racking all at the same time. Especially since housing inventory is low giving buyers fewer options at higher prices. You can’t control the real estate market, but you can control your budget. The smart home buying strategies you should follow so that you won’t go broke.

How To Financially Start Over After Divorce

When you search divorce, you find the latest A-lister headed to a divorce attorney. From Chris Rock to Angelina Jolie, we’re fascinated by divorce. For most Americans, we don’t have the deep pockets of Hollywood stars. They make divorce look easy! How do you manage when you’re not Chris Rock and you have to financially start over from nothing?

5 Money Talks Proven To Help A Second Marriage

Most couples have a hard time talking about money. Yet, it’s one of the most important conversations you can have. Especially if you’re heading into a second marriage. Life is more complicated the second time down the aisle. The 5 money talks proven to help a second marriage.

How To Financially Care For An Aging Parent

As baby boomers age, more families are struggling with caring for their aging parents. It’s emotionally, physically, and financially difficult. However, it’s something we will all face at some point in our lives. So, it’s important to create a financial plan long before dementia or Alzheimer’s disease sets in.

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