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HOMANN

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ERVICES, Inc.

The Beginning of Something Better

Kari Jo Thomann Bear, CFP®

126 Westwoods Drive
Liberty, MO 64068
816.781.8782

18 Years Worth of Days Bridging the Confidence Gap Tuning Your Social Security Benefit Saving for College 101

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Thomann Financial Services, Inc.

Welcome to Thomann Financial Services, Inc.  We are an independent financial services firm with professionals emphasizing retirement planning and who are committed to helping you improve your long-term financial success. Our customized programs are designed to help grow and conserve your wealth by delivering an unprecedented level of personalized service.

We are focused on enriching the lives of the families we serve from one generation to the next.  We take the time to thoroughly understand your unique circumstances, goals and wealth management philosophy, providing professional service that helps ensure your best interests remain at the forefront in all decisions made and actions taken.

Our CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER(TM), professionals will earn your confidence by listening to you, responding to your needs, communicating opportunities and guiding you and your family members along the path towards financial independence.

The professionals at Thomann Financial Services, Inc. are dedicated to helping their clients maximize their retirement income, accumulate wealth, and the orderly preservation and transfer of wealth to loved ones.

We encourage you to explore our site and learn more about the services we provide. Should you have any questions or would like more information on our firm, please feel free to email us or call us at (816) 781-8782. We look forward to hearing from you.    

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