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Randy Gardner

Randy Gardner


Randy Gardner, Adjunct Professor

Adjunct Professor of Financial Planning

Areas of Expertise:

Accounting, Business Planning, Estate Planning, Financial Life Planning, Financial Planning, Individual Income Tax Planning, Qualified Plans, Retirement Planning, Social Security

BS, Harvard University
MBA, University of Kansas
JD, University of Kansas
LLM, University of Missouri, School of Law


Randy Gardner is Adjunct Professor of Financial Planning at The American College of Financial Services. He is the founder of Goals Gap Planning LLC, and a former award-winning professor and CFP® Program Director at the University of Missouri. A regular columnist for the Journal of Financial Planning, Gardner is co-author of the books, 101 Tax Saving Ideas and The Closing Wealth Transfer Window.

Randy earned an undergraduate degree in Philosophy from Harvard and a JD and MBA from the University of Kansas. Gardner regularly shares his tax and financial planning ideas on the webinar series of the Garrett Planning Network, Financial Planning Association, and California Society of CPAs.