Media Mentions about Life Planning for You

The #1 New Year’s Resolution To Try For 2021: Determine Your Enough by Brian Thompson - January 1, 2021

The financial life planning process involves more than just these questions, but they are the basis for understanding what is truly important to you and how you use your money to create the life that you want. Your enough becomes less about a number and more about aligning your money with the life you want. You can go through an online version of the Life Planning process on Kinder’s Life Planning For You website. Read More

Money Meets Medicine Podcast by Ryan Inman - January 29, 2020

Have you ever spent intentional time figuring out what your ideal day, week, or year might look like? It might surprise you that an abstract concept like life planning is fundamental to creating an accurate financial plan. In fact, if you don’t do some life planning, I’d argue that it is impossible to have a successful financial plan. Life Planning for You is a free site that will allow you to work through the Life Planning exercises on your own. Read More

Jenny Hoff Podcast Interview 2017 by Jenny Hoff - March 30, 2017

Hoff: So what can listeners do right now to feel more confident about money management? To take the advice that we give in this podcast and advice that they get elsewhere and put it into practice right now.

Kinder: Well, we have a completely free, there’s no ads on it. Completely free consumer website called and they can go to that website and if they cannot afford to hire a financial life planner, they can go to that website and do a pretty good job of their own financial life plan on that website. Once they have that in hand, then if they were go to a financial adviser, financial planner who is a fiduciary, I think they could do really a pretty terrific, terrific job with their financial work. Read More

Creating a Financial Life Plan: where to begin by Stacey Tisdale - March 10, 2016

Getting clear on your ideals and priorities in these areas clears the way for you to create a plan that channels your resources to what really matters, and live a life that reflects who you really are. You can go to Kinder’s free consumer website and create your life plan. Read More

The Best Online Tools for Retirement Planning and Living

The Wall Street Journal by Anne Tergesen - January 19, 2015

What Will You Do in Retirement? As baby boomers near the end of their careers, more Web services are helping them think about how they want to spend their time in retirement. "Our favorite tool is, which offers a free series of introspective exercises. The site also provides links to financial planners trained in 'life planning,' which focuses on helping clients clarify their goals, values and priorities before planning their finances." Read More

Guidance for Life After Retirement

Press of Atlantic City, LIVING Section - July 5, 2016

Dear Savvy Senior: I just turned 62 and am financially prepared for retirement, but I'm less certain about how to spend my time after leaving work. Can you recommend some resources or tools that can help me with this? - Feeling Lost

You can get one-on-one guidance from a retirement or life-planning coach. has a free exercise called Evoke to help identify a path that might suit you best in later life, and provides a directory of registered life planners to help guide you. Read More

1 Question Your Financial Advisor Isn't Asking You - but Should

Motley Fool - June 20, 2015

For some deeper financial soul-searching, head to, the website Kinder launched early this year to give the masses free access to the exercises that his trained RLPs use with their clients. You can take what you learn from the exercises to modify your own financial plan, use the information to spark a deeper discussion with your advisor, or contact a RLP through the website. (Note: All the tools are free, your information will remain private unless you choose to share it, and there is no requirement for you to contact a planner.) Read More

A New Lifeplanning Website

Life Planning for You website

Motley Fool Answers Podcast - June 16, 2015

A free financial life planning website we like, Listen Now