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Marc Werkmeister, CFP®
(308) 534-8210
501 S Jeffers St
North Platte, NE
Firm
SagePoint Financial, Inc
Areas of Specialization
Asset Allocation, Budget Development, Business Succession Planning, Charitable Giving, Comprehensive Financial Planning, Education Planning, Elder Care

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Wells Fargo - South Towne
(308) 534-9307
1304 S Jeffers St
North Platte, NE
Type
Branch
Office Hours
Mon-Fri 07:30 AM-05:30 PM
Sat 08:00 AM-12:00 PM
Sun Closed

Wells Fargo - North Platte
(308) 532-3800
315 N Dewey St
North Platte, NE
Type
Branch
Office Hours
Mon-Fri 07:30 AM-05:30 PM
Sat 08:00 AM-12:00 PM
Sun Closed

Michael Karstens
Karstens Investment Counsel, Inc.
(402) 492-2727
10250 Regency Circle, Suite 100
Omaha, NE
Expertises
Advising Medical Professionals, Estate & Generational Planning Issues, Ongoing Investment Management, Retirement Planning & Distribution Rules, Retirement Plan Investment Advice
Certifications
NAPFA Registered Financial Advisor, AIFA, BS, CFP®

Keith Smith
K.P. Smith Asset Management
(402) 392-0509
9910 N. 48th Street Suite 112
Omaha, NE
Expertises
Ongoing Investment Management, Retirement Plan Investment Advice, Estate & Generational Planning Issues, College/Education Planning
Certifications
NAPFA Registered Financial Advisor, CFP®, PhD

Mr. Douglas D. Peterson, CFP®
(308) 534-8210
PO Box 1070
North Platte, NE
Firm
SagePoint Financial, Inc.
Areas of Specialization
Asset Allocation, Charitable Giving, Comprehensive Financial Planning, Education Planning, Estate Planning, Insurance Planning, Investment Management

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US Bank - North Platte Office
(308) 532-2058
301 N Bailey
North Platte, NE
Drive Up Hours
Mon 08:30 am to 05:00 pm
Tue 08:30 am to 05:00 pm
Wed 08:30 am to 05:00 pm
Thur 08:30 am to 05:00 pm
Fri 08:30 am to 05:00 pm
Sat 09:00 am to 12:00 pm

Wells Fargo Advisors
(308) 532-1783
319 East Francis St.
North Platte, NE

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Jason Hiley
Karstens Investment Counsel, Inc.
(402) 492-2727
10250 Regency Circle, Suite 100
Omaha, NE
Expertises
Women's Financial Planning Issues, Advising Medical Professionals, College/Education Planning, Estate & Generational Planning Issues, Helping Clients Identify & Achieve Goals, Ongoing Investment Management
Certifications
NAPFA Registered Financial Advisor, CFP®

Robert E Downey, CFP®
(402) 479-1243
1248 O St Ste 1100
Lincoln, NE
Firm
Morgan Stanley Smith Barney
Areas of Specialization
Comprehensive Financial Planning, Education Planning, Long-Term Care, Retirement Income Management, Retirement Planning, Wealth Management, Young Professionals
Key Considerations
Average Net Worth: $1,000,001 - $5,000,000

Average Income: $250,001 - $500,000

Profession: Self-Employed Business Owners

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Be A Savvy Financial Consumer

by Cesar Garcia on June 11, 2010

in La Buena Vida

The answer lies in the old saying that goes, “It’s not who you know, it’s what you know.” Yes, I changed the words around. The What in front of the Who. Say what?

Men Shaking Hands For many generations, the business world, which includes Wall Street, has been networking its corporate elite and others in order to drive sales and build a successful business. Networking is synonymous with a successful business. All the businessmen and businesswomen at the corporate level, including business and investment bankers achieve success through networking. Of course, in order to close a deal, they need to have the knowledge, expertise and the right information to complete that business transaction and call it a slam dunk of a deal. Financially Savvy Couple

Put yourself in the shoes of that businessman, businesswoman or banker. Now, call yourself a savvy financial consumer instead. Or, would you rather just call yourself a financial consumer? You decide. What’s the difference? A savvy financial consumer runs the show just like the knowledgeable businessman. Ever here of the saying, “ Oh, he’s a smart businessman.” Being a savvy consumer is about using money wisely, being informed and ultimately making a well-informed financial decision. In this tough economy, most of us are trying to squeeze as much value as possible out of every dollar and no one can afford to loose money. The savvy financial consumer creates a budget and best prepares himself or herself with knowledge and educational resources to tackle life’s financial objective.

Ok, so we figured out that to be a savvy financial consumer, one needs to be budget conscious and informed in order to make an educated decision. If you are still in that businessperson’s shoes, you are probably asking yourself what this all means or where does networking fit?

Girl With Calculator Let’s first talk about the economy. When you look at the state of many of the economies around the world, it’s a mystery why financial education is not required in schools. Yes, it’s not required. It is easy to blame banks, business or governments for our current economic condition but the fact is that the education of individuals is what needs to be addressed. Some argue that a better way to teach children about money is in the home, which may have its qualities but may create something of a cyclone out of control: when parents are themselves, financially challenged. What’s the government’s role in teaching financial education? From my experience in researching financial education and the resources that can help individuals and families better prepare themselves to make that slam dunk of a deal, the government and some private businesses are going to bat for you.

Throughout my financial quest in search of answers to everyday personal finance questions, I came to realize that there is way too much information out there! Information overload! The World Wide Web is amassed with hundreds of sites devoted to help...

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