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Brent Hoskins

Brent Hoskins
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Brent Hoskins oversees the Investor Centers at American Century Investments and manages branch offices in Leawood, KS, and Kansas City, MO. His expertise spans a broad array of financial topics, including retirement planning and investing, diversification strategies, investment strategies for small business owners, college investing and wealth management. A huge baseball fan, Brent has attended games at 26 different baseball stadiums across the United States.
Kick-Start Your Retirement at Any Age

Kick-Start Your Retirement at Any Age

Getting started on anything complicated can often feel like a bigger barrier than the task itself. When it comes to saving for retirement, it’s...
Target-Date Funds: Not Just Popular for 401(k)s

Target-Date Funds: Not Just Popular for 401(k)s

If you have a retirement plan at work, such as a 401(k), you may have received a list of the available investment options as...
Retirement Reality Check: Big Number Blindness

Retirement Reality Check: Big Number Blindness

Midway points are a great time for checking in. With the second half of 2017 underway, pause and take stock of how well your...
Investing and Baseball: Are Your Bases Covered?

Investing & Baseball: Are All Your Bases Covered?

Often when I speak with clients, I rely on a few analogies to break down various investing concepts. For one of the most important...
Rebalance

re-bal-ance

What do you do when you receive your quarterly account statement? Check the balance, then toss/shred/delete? You understand investing for the long-term and follow...
All Your Eggs in One Basket? This Time Yes

All Your Eggs in One Basket? This Time, Yes

After years of accumulating assets, you likely have money spread across several different accounts—like bank accounts or 401(k)s from old jobs. Some investors may...
A College Piggy Bank? Start Saving Now

A College Piggy Bank? Start Saving Now

Piggy banks are fun gifts for children. Remember the sound of change hitting the bottom and trying to shake it out later? Those nostalgic...
Late to the Retirement Race?

Late to the Retirement Race? Strategies for Catching Up

Whether you got a late start or you just plain haven’t been saving enough, there are ways you can start to increase your retirement savings...
How About This Bull Market?

How About This Bull Market! Will It Last?

No one likes being taken by surprise where investing is concerned, so it’s natural to ask what’s next. The question I hear a lot...
Beat the Buzzer for Taxes and IRA Contributions

Beat the Buzzer for Taxes and IRA Contributions

Each spring, the end of March means the clock is ticking and it’s time to check your bracket—your tax bracket. Why the rush? The...