Mark P. Cussen, CFP®, CMFC, AFC

Mark P. Cussen, CFP®, CMFC, AFC

Mark P. Cussen, CFP®, CMFC, AFC, has 20 years of experience in the financial industry, which includes working with investments, insurance, mortgages, taxes and financial planning. He has several years of experience as a financial author and has written numerous educational articles for various financial websites. He has also worked in retail, discount and bank brokerage systems and is currently working as a financial planner for the U.S. military. Mark has a Bachelor of Science in English from the University of Kansas and completed his CFP coursework at the Bloch School of Business at the University of Missouri-Kansas City in August of 2001.

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  1. Debt

    Why Advisors Say Debt Isn’t Always a Bad Thing

    When managed properly, debt can be used to achieve a higher overall rate of return.
  2. Taxes

    Investing in Property Tax Liens

    Investing in property tax liens can be a viable alternative for experienced investors who are familiar with the real estate ...
  3. Laws & Regulations

    Why Don’t Regulators Check All Broker Dealers?

    Reports indicate that there is a growing need for increased supervision of brokers.
  4. Credit, Loans & Mortgages

    Credit vs. Debit Cards: Which is Better?

    Be strategic about the card you choose
  5. Retirement

    7 Counterintuitive Retirement Strategies That Work

    Seven misconceptions about retirement that you should avoid
  6. Financial Technology

    Cadre

    Cadre employs a sophisticated platform for users to manage the real estate investment process.
  7. Robo-Advisor

    25 Companies That Offer Robo-Advisor Services

    Here's a round-up of the most well-known robo-advisors and what they offer.
  8. Financial Technology

    Redtail Technology

    Redtail firm provides advisors with web-based software that allows them to manage their client base.
  9. Choosing an Advisor

    Why Johnny Depp and Mike Tyson Sued their Advisors

    Here's why Johnny Depp and Mike Tyson recently filed lawsuits against their former advisors.
  10. Retirement Living

    Journey Through the 6 Stages of Retirement

    Financial planning is important, but emotional planning is the key to retiree bliss.
  11. Financial Technology

    Square

    Square helps small businesses accept credit cards, track sales and inventory and even obtain financing.
  12. Real Estate

    The Pros and Cons of Buying a House on a Slab

    Whether you’re building or buying, here’s why you do (or don’t) want a concrete slab.
  13. Bonds / Fixed Income

    Interest Rates Explained: Nominal, Real, Effective

    Interest rates are divided into subcategories. Smart investors look beyond the nominal or coupon rate of a bond or loan to ...
  14. Retirement Savings

    The Basics of a 401(k) Retirement Plan

    This plan has become one of the most popular retirement options. Here's why.
  15. FA Profession

    How to Invest During Trump's Presidency (CNX,AET,EYH,GLT)

    Investors looking to capitalize on the election results have several sectors to choose from.
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