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712 North Washington Street
Junction City, KS 66441

Gary Drake

(785) 209-3537

 
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Without any conflicts of interest we put your needs first.

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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

How Will Working Affect Social Security Benefits?

How Will Working Affect Social Security Benefits?

Knowing the rules may help you decide when to start benefits.

Choosing a Retirement Plan that Fits Your Business

Choosing a Retirement Plan that Fits Your Business

To choose a plan, it’s important to ask yourself four key questions.

Keeping Up with the Joneses

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?

 

How to Invest in LGBTQ+ Friendly Companies

This article allows those who support LGBTQ+ interests to explore the possibilities of Socially Responsible Investing.

Changing Unhealthy Behaviors

Five phases to changing unhealthy behaviors.

Does Your Credit Score Affect Your Insurance Rates?

Your credit score may influence how much you pay for auto and home insurance.

A Bucket Plan to Go with Your Bucket List

Longer, healthier living can put greater stress on retirement assets; the bucket approach may be one answer.

Where Will Your Retirement Money Come From?

Retirement income may come from a variety of sources. Here's an overview of the six main sources.

Password Protection Strategies

Simple steps may help you foil hackers and protect your privacy.

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Self-Employed Retirement Plans

Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.

How Compound Interest Works

Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.

What Is My Current Cash Flow?

Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.

Comparing Investments

This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.

Should I Pay Off Debt or Invest?

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

Social Security Taxes

Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.

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Investment Strategies for Retirement

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

Your Cash Flow Statement

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

5 Smart Investing Strategies

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

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

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

Managing Your Lifestyle

Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.

5 Smart Investing Principles

Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.

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The Long Run: Women and Retirement

For women, retirement strategy is a long race. It’s helpful to know the route.

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.

Coaches

Coaches have helped you your whole life, in ways big and small. We’d like to be one of them.

Choosing a Mortgage

Selecting a mortgage isn't an easy process. Get a better understanding of how professionals make the right decisions.

The Other Sure Thing

Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime. Are you prepared?

The Business Cycle

How will you weather the ups and downs of the business cycle?

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