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Want to learn more about cash flow and debt management? Or long-term care insurance? Or how to plan for retirement? 

Our team at DKS has you covered. Our blog section is focused on educating you about certain areas of financial planning, tax planning and current industry trends. 

Monday, September 12, 2022

If you own a business, then you know your personal financial picture is closely related to your professional success. Whether you are a small or large business owner – it’s essential to collaborate with a holistic financial...

Wednesday, June 15, 2022

Have you considered a career change, early retirement, or a job shift due to recent events in your life or the world? If so, you might be part of the group of Americans roped into the “The Great Resignation.” If you...

Wednesday, June 15, 2022

If you’re self-employed and own a business, it’s critical to prioritize your retirement savings. Unlike an employee who might have access to a company retirement program like a 401(k), you must create your own program to...

Wednesday, June 1, 2022

A question we often hear is: Should I do a Roth IRA conversion? A Roth IRA conversion can be a powerful tool toward lowering your taxes over a long period of time, but the answer to whether it is suitable for you depends on a very...

Monday, May 9, 2022

It’s never too early to start money and finance conversations with your children or even grandchildren. Recent data shows that nearly 74% of teens desire to be financially literate, and 86% want to learn how to invest.1 How to...

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Thursday, March 17, 2022

No matter what time of the year it is, reviewing your current financial situation is essential. You can check your spending habits and investments and evaluate any past or new debt you’ve taken on. When it comes to setting goals...

Thursday, March 17, 2022

Money is a common cause of stress in relationships, and if it is not discussed, it can start impacting more places than just your wallet. According to AICPA research, nearly three in four (73%) married or cohabitating Americans...

Thursday, March 10, 2022

The start of a new year brings yearly adjustments from the IRS, encompassing more than 60 tax provisions that adjust annually for inflation. Below are some of the changes that stand out the most and could have the broadest impact on...

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Estate planning can be a tough conversation to navigate with yourself and your family. Some avoid the topic altogether. Having the conversation about what happens after you pass can be even more difficult to navigate alone....

Thursday, September 30, 2021

With a new school year being kicked off, it’s an optimal time to think about saving and paying for your children’s college. The cost of higher education can exceed $100,000 per child in some cases. If your kids are...

Thursday, September 30, 2021

Everyone has financial questions, and it seems everyone has answers – friends, family, the internet, social media and more. At DKS Financial Strategies, we aim to cut through the noise and provide you with a financial partner who...

Wednesday, September 29, 2021

What is Medicare? Medicare is health insurance for U.S. residents who are: Age 65 or older Under age 65 who are disabled – must be eligible for social security disability and it requires a 2-year waiting period People of any age...

Monday, August 9, 2021

Meg is a graduate of the University of Kansas where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Journalism. During her time at KU, she worked as an office administrator for a financial services company. While her career took her in the...

Monday, August 9, 2021

Massus is a graduate from Benedictine University with a master’s in business administration degree. He has worked in the proprietary education sector for over 16 years in various roles including Director of Financial Aid,...

Monday, August 9, 2021

Amanda Kinchen grew up the daughter of an entrepreneur and eventually came to help her father with accounting aspects of his California-based tech business. There she grew to love numbers and gained valuable tax expertise –...

Monday, August 9, 2021

Bill Heminghaus has more than 30 years of financial service experience and has been with DKS Financial Strategies since 2017. He graduated from the University of Missouri at St. Louis with a Bachelor of Science in Business...

Monday, August 9, 2021

Kim Salaway graduated from the University of Arizona with a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing. Kim has been with DKS Financial Strategies since day one – helping her husband, Doug, with all operational aspects of the company....

Monday, August 9, 2021

Over the course of his career, Doug Salaway has built a depth of experience that spans the business, legal, tax, and financial planning realms. He grew up in New York City where he had early exposure to Wall Street and took an interest...