By: W. Kirk Taylor, CFP®

At Kirk Capital Advisors, our motto is “Invest in Confidence”. It is, of course, a play on words, but our motto encapsulates our unwavering dedication to continuous learning, growth, improvement, and our ability to help you move forward with unwavering confidence in your financial journey.

Last week, I had the privilege of attending the three-day Excell Conference in the vibrant city, Nashville, TN. Returning to my roots in Tennessee brought back cherished memories of my time in Chattanooga and my alma mater, the University of Tennessee (Go Vols!). If you haven’t experienced the charm of Nashville yet, I highly recommend adding it to your bucket list. The city is thriving, exudes genuine southern hospitality, and offers endless fun!

During the conference, I had the pleasure of engaging with numerous like-minded professionals and gaining valuable insights into the industry’s best practices employed by leading firms today.

I wanted to take a moment to assure you that our team at Kirk Capital Advisors is committed to excelling as a firm. For us, this means forging deeper personal connections with you and your family, gaining a profound understanding of your goals and objectives, and proactively addressing challenges you might not even be aware of.

In the coming weeks and months, we are excited to introduce an enhanced dimension to our investment and financial planning services through the integration of Holistiplan.

Holistiplan is an innovative software tool that empowers us to analyze your 1040 tax return comprehensively. This analysis can potentially uncover opportunities to enhance your after-tax investment returns and reduce your tax liabilities. As the saying goes, “it’s not what you earn, it’s what you keep after taxes” that truly matters.

With Holistiplan, we can swiftly and efficiently identify tax-saving strategies including:

  • Charitable Giving
  • Tax Loss Harvesting
  • Roth IRA Conversion
  • Claiming Social Security
  • Medicare Surcharge Premiums
  • Required Minimum Distributions (RMD’s)
  • Maximizing Contributions to IRAs, HSAs and 529’s


We want to emphasize that Holistiplan is a valuable addition to our services designed to complement the work of your tax preparer or accountant. It acts as an extra pair of eyes, enhancing your tax planning efforts.

I look forward to sharing more about Holistiplan with you soon. In the meantime, do not hesitate to reach out to us directly with questions.

As always, we deeply appreciate the trust and confidence you place in us and in our abilities to guide you to a more prosperous financial future.


W. Kirk Taylor, CFP®

Founder & Chief Investment Officer

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