Wakefield Hare, CFP® Greater Than Financial, LLC

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About Wakefield Hare, CF

My dedication to planning comes from one simple thought: a man has all he needs for a full life, yet most feel like something’s missing.

So much of our lives are but a shadow of what they could be because of waste. The effective application of financial principles can fix that.

To me, finance is about discovering the best and highest use for all that we have, including our money, our skills, our time, and our energy. Finance, done right, equals more life. Life that is greater than what we are currently living.

Those thoughts spurred the creation of Greater Than Financial and gave the company its mission: Giving accurate and timely information to make it simpler for families to live fully.

With over 10 years of investment management and financial planning, and over 15 years working with teenagers and their parents through Young Life, I’ve gained the ability to layer technical planning expertise on top of insightful communication to be able to discover what a family really needs to make progress.

That’s why Greater Than Financial focuses on serving Kansas City Northland families under 50. These people’s lives are so full on the outside, it becomes normal to not slow down long enough to remember the reason we’re all running so fast in the first place.

These families are coming on their peak earning years, but still have time for career transition if it makes sense. These families are pushing to make sure their kids are on track to become fulfilled, productive adults. These families are beginning to confront the realities of life after the kids get out high school, including the complexities of paying for college and the expectation of an empty nest.

If you’re that family and want a consistent planning process to help you make the best decisions possible, then you are a Greater Than family.

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Book Review: Happy Money

January 24, 2019

More money → more choices → more happiness. Right? But what about “mo money mo problems”? Or what about this: What is the truth about if money can make us happy and if so, how? That’s what Happy Money: The Science of Smarter Spending addresses. I had heard one of the book's authors, Elizabeth Dunn, …

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Book Review: Thou Shall Prosper

March 24, 2017

Money is a great way to measure if you’re a valuable human being. That’s my controversial one line summary of Rabbi Daniel Lapin’s book, Thou Shall Prosper. Why I read this book I have been going through as many of Dave Ramsey’s “library” recommendations as possible, and Thou Shall Prosper has been on my reading …

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Book Review: The Millionaire Next Door

January 13, 2017

I am quick to play the victim card in my head. When something doesn’t go my way or I don’t get something I want, I quickly find the outside forces I can blame on why I didn’t get my way. Most people suffer from focusing on the external forces rocking our world as opposed to the …

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Ideal Clients

  • Christian Faith Based
  • Family Financial Planning
  • Gen X
  • Single Income Family

Ways Advisor Charges

  • Monthly Fee
  • Quarterly Fee
  • Hourly

Fee Options

  • Monthly Fee: $50+/mo + $950 Upfront
  • Hourly Fee: $150+/hr

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States Registered

  • Missouri
  • Texas