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712 North Washington Street
Junction City, KS 66441

Gary Drake

(785) 209-3537

 
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Services

We create strategies tailored to your goals

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Independence

Without any conflicts of interest we put your needs first.

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Trust

We enjoy building trusted relationships that span generations.

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Investment and Financial Strategies Designed For Your Unique Life 

It can be incredibly overwhelming to navigate the world of financial planning and investing. Without trusted guidance and easy-to-understand advice, it’s hard to feel confident in your financial future. We are Flint Hills Investment Services, LLC and we seek to address this concern by serving as a trusted resource.

We are independent financial advisors who assist clients in all stages of life, and specialize in retirement planning. Wherever they are in life, we can help them create a roadmap designed to connect today’s reality with tomorrow’s dreams. We work with the support of LPL Financial, one of the largest independent broker-dealers. Our top priority is to serve our clients first, last, and always. We believe our clients appreciate the value we offer and the personalized attention we provide.

Based in Junction City, Kansas, we work with clients throughout the United States. We invite you to contact us today to learn more about how we can help you pursue your goals.

Your Future

Our first priority is helping you take care of yourself and your family. We want to learn more about your personal situation, identify your dreams and goals, and understand your tolerance for risk. Long-term relationships that encourage open and honest communication have been the cornerstone of my foundation of success.

Our site is filled with educational videos, articles, slideshows, and calculators designed to help you learn more. As you search our site, send me a note regarding any questions you may have about any particular investment concepts or products. We'll get back to you quickly with a thoughtful answer.

Helpful Content

A Home Insurance Claim: To File Or Not To File

A Home Insurance Claim: To File Or Not To File

Learn when it may not make sense to file a claim on your home insurance.

IRA Withdrawals that Escape the 10% Tax Penalty

IRA Withdrawals that Escape the 10% Tax Penalty

The list of IRA withdrawals that may be taken without incurring a 10% early penalty has grown.

How Retirement Spending Changes With Time

How Retirement Spending Changes With Time

It can be difficult for clients to imagine how much they’ll spend in retirement. This short, insightful article is useful for jumpstarting a conversation about retirement spending, spending habits, and potential medical costs.

 

Life and Death of a Twenty Dollar Bill

How long does a $20 bill last?

Medicare vs. Medicaid

The terms Medicare and Medicaid sound similar but are two very different things. Learn the differences in this informative article.

Strategies For Managing Student Loan Debt

Five strategies for managing your student debt.

Retirement Traps to Avoid

Beware of these traps that could upend your retirement.

Disability and Your Finances

In the event of an unforeseen accident or illness, disability insurance may be a good way to protect your income and savings.

TIPS for Inflation

If you are concerned about inflation and expect short-term interest rates may increase, TIPS could be worth considering.

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Comparing Mortgage Terms

Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.

Bi-Weekly Payments

This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.

Capital Gains Tax Estimator

Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.

Should I Pay Off Debt or Invest?

This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.

Home Mortgage Deduction

Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.

Federal Income Tax

Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.

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An Inside Look at Retirement Living

A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.

5 Smart Investing Strategies

There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives

Investment Strategies for Retirement

Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.

Your Cash Flow Statement

A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.

Principles of Preserving Wealth

How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.

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A Fruitful Retirement: Social Security Benefit

Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.

When Special Care Is Needed: The Special Needs Trust

A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.

Safeguard Your Digital Estate

If you died, what would happen to your email archives, social profiles and online accounts?

The Real Cost of a Vacation Home

What if instead of buying that vacation home, you invested the money?

It Was the Best of Times, It Was the Worst of Times

All about how missing the best market days (or the worst!) might affect your portfolio.

The Power of Compound Interest

Learn how to harness the power of compound interest for your investments.

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