Miranda Burks, CFP®

Miranda is a financial planner with Commerce Trust . She is a member of the financial advisory services team, a dedicated financial planning practice within Commerce Trust that provides objective financial advice to clients. Following a thorough assessment of a client’s unique situation and thoughts regarding wealth, Miranda develops holistic and coordinated plans to help clients meet their shortterm and long-term goals as well as take full advantage of various planning, tax, and investment strategies along the way. Miranda joined Commerce Trust in 2018. Miranda received her Bachelor of Science degree in personal financial planning from Kansas State University. She also has earned her CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ designation. In her free time, Miranda spends her time with family and her Siberian Husky puppy, Atlas.

Do Couples Envision the Same Retirement?

Throughout your marriage, you and your spouse or partner have likely talked — and reached decisions together — about the big choices in your life: whether to have children, your career paths, the kind of home to buy, and where to live. So why does the idea of discussing life after work and planning for retirement generate emotions from anxiety to excitement for the experiences ahead?