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We live in challenging times. The headlines often lead the investor to wonder if financial peace is possible. I believe that is where a highly trained and concerned financial advisor can make a difference. My name is Christopher Durr and I am an independent financial advisor located in Chesterfield, Missouri.
Our Show-Me State President Harry Truman once said "You can always amend a big plan, but you can never expand a little one. I don't believe in little plans. I believe in plans big enough to meet a situation which we can't possibly foresee now." At Durr Wealth Planning, we believe in taking just such an approach to your financial needs.
So welcome to the website. If you are a client, you can securely access your Account View above to review your LPL Financial accounts online and utilize a number of resources throughout these pages. If you are a guest, there are some great tools to educate and assist you. If you have any questions, please reach out to us at (636) 532-3551 or by email at DurrWealthPlanning@lpl.com.
Should I Buy or Lease an Auto?
This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.
The Financial Literacy Crisis
Many Americans are operating their personal finances with only the barest minimum of knowledge.
The Richest Man in Babylon
In good times and bad, consistently saving a percentage of your income is a sound financial practice.
Retirement Income and the Traditional Portfolio
Experiencing negative returns early in retirement can potentially undermine the sustainability of your assets.
When Heirs are Imperfect
The money problems or bad lifestyle habits of adult children could lead to the squandering of any inheritance they receive.
Critical Estate Documents
Sound estate management includes creating financial and healthcare documents. Here's an inside look.
How to Conquer the World - 5 Financial Strategies for Savvy
Learn more about women taking control of their finances with this infographic.
Your Shifting Risk Tolerance
Time and market performance may subtly and slowly imbalance your portfolio.
Alternative Investments - Going Mainstream
Alternative investments are going mainstream for accredited investors. It’s critical to sort through the complexity.
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What Is My Current Cash Flow?
Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.
Can I Refinance My Mortgage?
This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.
What Is My Risk Tolerance?
This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.
How Compound Interest Works
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
Comparing Mortgage Terms
Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.
How Much Home Can I Afford?
With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.
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Principles of Preserving Wealth
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
An Inside Look at Retirement Living
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
Your Cash Flow Statement
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
5 Smart Investing Principles
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
Investment Strategies for Retirement
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
Managing Your Lifestyle
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
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Working With A Financial Professional
A financial professional is an invaluable resource to help you untangle the complexities of whatever life throws at you.
You’ve made investments your whole life. Work with us to help make the most of them.
Keeping Up with the Joneses
Lifestyle inflation can be the enemy of wealth building. What could happen if you invested instead of buying more stuff?
An Arm and a Leg
A visit to the hospital can be painful, for both your body and your wallet. Don’t let it be more painful than it has to be.
Encore Careers: Push Your Boundaries
Ready for retirement? Find out why many are considering encore careers and push your boundaries into something more, here.
Surprise! You’ve Got Money!
Here’s a quick guide to checking to see if you have unclaimed money.