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Investment News – Kristine McKinley discusses the 0% Social Security COLA (for 2016) in No Social Security cost-of-living adjustment in 2016.

Kiplinger Magazine/NAPFA – Kristine McKinley answered reader’s tax questions during the 2013 Jump Start Your Retirement Plan Days sponsored by Kiplinger magazine and the NAPFA Consumer Education Foundation.

USA Weekend – Richard Eisenberg interviews Kristine McKinley and other financial planners on how to give your 401(k) a midyear check.

Financial Planning Association – Kristine McKinley and several other members of the Financial Planning Association provide tips on how to Trim Your Tax Bill.

Kansas City Star, January 24, 2009 – Kristine McKinley advised a family in “Money Makeover: Planning Ahead to Deal with Hard Times.”

CNBC.com – Kristine McKinley joins in on a discussion about budgeting for gifts this holiday season in Hard Times Warrant a Second Look at Holiday Budget.

Bankrate.com – Kristine McKinley discusses calling for a lower interest rate on your credit cards in How To Be a Savvy Credit Card Holder.

Wall Street Journal – Kristine McKinley discusses the provision in the new housing act that will require credit card processors (such as eBay and PayPal) to report transactions to the IRS in the article Online Sellers Face New IRS Rules.  If you are an online or home based business owner, you might also be interested in Kristine’s Ebiz Tax Tips blog.

July 2008 – Beacon Financial Advisors launches Jump Start Your Finances: Practical Advice for Your 20s and 30s, a new consultation package for individuals and couples just starting their financial lives.

November 2007 – Kristine McKinley speaks at The Ultimate Small Business Bootcamp about tax issues for small business owners.

Kansas City Star, October 2007 – Kristine McKinley appears in a money makeover feature sponsored by the Kansas City Star.  Kristine helps Steve & Angie Cortez determine how they can save for college and retirement at the same time.

August 2007Beacon Financial Advisors marks it’s 5-year anniversary!

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Beacon Financial Advisors, LLC, is a fee-only financial planning and Registered Investment Advisory firm headquartered in Lee’s Summit, Missouri and serving the greater Kansas City area. The firm offers comprehensive financial planning services. Beacon advisors work solely for their clients. Continue reading about our Services

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Kristine McKinley, CFP®, CPA, is the founding principal of Beacon Financial Advisors, LLC, an independent, fee-only financial planning firm serving the greater Kansas City area. Kristine focuses on providing fee-only financial planning, investment advice, and tax preparation to individuals and families from all income levels. Continue reading About Us

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Kiplinger Magazine/NAPFA (February 2013) – Kristine McKinley answered reader’s tax questions during the 2013 Jump Start Your Retirement Plan Days sponsored by Kiplinger magazine and the NAPFA Consumer Education Foundation. Click here for more News...