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America's Wealth Managment Show with Dean Barber

America's Wealth Management Show with Dean Barber

About Dean Barber

Dean Bar­ber, founder and pres­i­dent of Bar­ber Finan­cial Group, began his career in the finan­cial ser­vices indus­try on one of the bleak­est days in recent his­tory, Octo­ber 19, 1987, Black Mon­day. It didn’t take him long to real­ize that the answer doesn’t lay in how much money a per­son makes; it’s in how much they keep. He has built one of Kansas City’s pre­mier finan­cial man­age­ment firms, spe­cial­iz­ing in assist­ing retirees, pre-retirees and busi­ness own­ers in build­ing and pre­serv­ing their wealth through the con­cepts of asset man­age­ment, tax strate­gies and estate planning.

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Dean Bar­ber with Ed Slott

I believe the num­ber one erod­ing fac­tor in a person’s estate is tax­a­tion,” said Bar­ber. “In my opin­ion prop­erly con­trolled tax strate­gies and income dis­tri­b­u­tions are more impor­tant than asset allo­ca­tion. It’s about preser­va­tion first and growth second.”

Dean has become a nation­ally known author­ity on finan­cial plan­ning and advice. Since 2003, he has hosted a nation­ally syn­di­cated radio pro­gram, America’s Wealth Man­age­ment Show. He has been a reg­u­lar con­trib­u­tor for many pub­li­ca­tions and broad­casts for news pro­grams, such as the Wall Street Jour­nal, Fox Busi­ness News, CNBC,, Inter­na­tional Busi­ness Times, U.S. News & World Report, Forbes, Small Busi­ness CEO Mag­a­zine, New York, Invest­ment, Busi­ness­Week,, Kansas City Busi­ness Jour­nal, KMBC-9TV and  KSHB-41TV. His weekly radio pro­gram fea­tures guests like econ­o­mist Harry Dent and Ed Slott, the CPA often quoted by the Wall Street Jour­nal. He has also lec­tured and pre­sented to key employ­ees for sev­eral For­tune 500 corporations.

Dean and his fam­ily have called Kansas City home for more than 20 years. He con­sid­ers his Mid­west upbring­ing an asset in work­ing with his clients. “Liv­ing in America’s heart­land means I can cre­ate a bond with each client as I help them with­out sac­ri­fic­ing the advan­tages I might find in a larger city. It’s impor­tant to build solid rela­tion­ships because it isn’t about sell­ing a cus­tomer a prod­uct. It’s about help­ing them find solu­tions for achiev­ing their dreams. I had a vision for a far bet­ter model for retire­ment plan­ning, where our ser­vice con­tin­ues to our pri­mary clients’ heirs. We’re already serv­ing many sec­ond gen­er­a­tion clients.”

Securities offered through National Planning Corporation (NPC), Member FINRA/SIPC. Barber Financial Group and NPC are separate and unrelated companies. Investment Advisory Services offered through Barber Financial Group, a Registered Investment Advisor.

All information herein has been prepared solely for informational purposes, and it is not an offer to buy or sell, or solicitation of an offer to buy or sell any security or instrument or to participate in any particular trading strategy.

Securities and investment advisory services through National Planning Corporation (NPC), NPC of America in FL & NY, Member FINRA/SIPC, and a Registered Investment Advisor. Registered Representatives of NPC may transact securities and business in a particular state only if first registered, excluded or exempted from Broker-Dealer, agent or Investment Adviser Representatives requirements. In addition, follow-up conversations or meetings with individuals in a particular state that involve either the effecting or attempting to effect transactions in securities, or the rendering of personalized investment advice for compensation, will not be made absent compliance with State Broker-Dealer, agent or Investment Adviser Representatives registration requirements, or an applicable exemption or exclusion. The Barber Financial Group and NPC are separate and unrelated companies. - NPC PRIVACY POLICY