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Kevin Trout

author Image Kevin Trout is an adjunct instructor and lecturer at Coe College and the University of Iowa, respectively, where he teaches Personal Financial Planning and Taxes and Business Strategy, among other courses.

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Areas of Expertise: taxes, accounting, personal financial planning


R. Kevin Trout received his bachelor’s in finance from Utah State University, a master’s in finance from the University of Nebraska in Lincoln, a master’s in accountancy from the University of Iowa and a Master of Taxation from the University of Tulsa.

For the first 20 years of his career, Trout worked in accounting and finance positions, eventually becoming chief financial officer of a middle market-sized company. After completing his master's in accountancy, Trout worked as a manager for Deloitte Tax in its lead tax services. For the last seven years, Trout has devoted his full-time effort teaching accounting and finance at Coe College and the University of Iowa, where he teaches personal financial planning and taxes and businesses strategies among other courses.

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  1. Portfolio Strategies »

    An In-Depth Look at the Tax Consequences of Asset Location

    Prudently choosing whether to hold an investment in a taxable or in a tax-deferred account can increase your aftertax rate of return.

    March 2013 | Journal