Breaking up with bad financial habits and NOT to fall in love with the stockmarket just now...

Sandi Weaver spoke on the KCUR 'Smart Money Experts' panel on February 19, 2018 with Steve Karske. 

The panel of financial planners explain healthy spending routines and investing in stocks.

Sandi Weaver, senior adviser at Petrovic Weaver Financial Services, cautions against emotional investing. "It's easy to love a market that keeps going up and up and up," she says.

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Are you ready for your Hurricane Harvey?

Sandi Weaver's excellent article recently appeared in the Kansas City Star and the '913' Johnson County edition.

Hurricane Harvey dropped 60 inches of rain on Houston, flooding out large portions of the city. In some spots of Florida, Irma threw down as much as 16 inches of rain and destructive winds whipped up to 142 mph. Here in Kansas City this year, we had two storms that dropped 6 inches or more of rain in short time spans, flooding many areas. And, lest we forget, the Midwest has earned the label “tornado alley.” Our neighbors in Joplin remember.

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Smart Money Experts on Trump’s Tax Proposal and End of the Year Best Practices

KCUR radio show from October 16, 2017 featuring Sandi Weaver.  While an official tax bill hasn't been presented, Republicans last month outlined a framework for a new tax code. The Smart Money Experts explain the key takeaways from the plan and how it could affect what you owe the government come April 2018. They also share end of the year money-management tips, including how to create a holiday spending strategy, evaluate insurance options and develop plans for retirement.

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Avoid Financial Disaster After a Natural One

KCUR Radio Show from September 26, 2017 featuring Sandi Weaver. Emergency preparedness is in the national consciousness in a big way. Today, the Smart Money Experts make a special trip to the studio to discuss preparing your family's finances for the wide-ranging effects of a natural disaster.

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Smart Money Experts Bust Popular Financial Myths, Market Effects Of Trump's Tweets

Is gold always a safe investment? Is getting a big tax return necessarily a good thing? Can money really buy happiness? Today, our Smart Money Experts answer those questions and more as they separate financial facts from fiction. They also discuss how President Donald Trump's tweets impact the stock prices of the companies, like Nordstrom and Ford, that catch his ire.

Sandi Weaver's June 19th radio appearance on KCUR's Smart Money.

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Smart Money Experts On Financial Wellness Gender Gap

Several factors influence a person's financial health: age, career choice, dependents ... but gender? According to a 2016 report by Financial Finesse, a firm that manages financial wellness programs for employers, women are not as financially secure in the long-term when compared to their male counterparts, especially among millennials. Today, the Smart Money Experts discuss methods of closing that gap and suggest budget workouts to help achieve fiscal fitness.

KCUR Radio Broadcast aired on April 17th, 2017 featuring Sandi Weaver

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A Common Insurance Planning Mistake – Rey Arellano, CFP®

Although often overlooked, insurance planning is a fundamental aspect of being financially sound. Usually, people do not like to talk about insurance because it involves losing something, i.e., wrecking your car, an injury preventing you from working, or the loss of your property. However, being underinsured (or in some cases over insured) could be a costly mistake that can easily be avoided with proper planning. The following is an example of how analyzing a policy led us to saving clients’ money and making sure they were properly insured.

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