4A E. Boehringer Street
Batesville, IN 47006

Mark Giesting

812.933.1791

 
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Welcome to Giesting Financial!  Thank you for taking the time to learn more about us.

At Giesting Financial, our mission is to help clients make wise financial decisions so they get the most out of life.  For over ten years, we have been providing objective advice regarding clients' personal financial situations.

Perhaps your life is too hectic and you are simply going through the motions.  Do you feel making financial decisions are too overwhelming and complicated?  Maybe a trusted relationship has never been established with someone who has your best interest at heart.  Regardless of your situation, we understand the issues and can help you cut through the clutter, providing meaning and purpose to your life.

As retirement specialists, we take the leadership role in building comprehensive and customizable solutions for your retirement needs.  We enable your wealth to continue to grow, while protecting it along the way, so ultimately it can be transferred to loved ones or charities at the end of your life. 

Giesting Financial has earned the 2009, 2010, 2011, and 2012 Reader's Choice Award,  voted Best Investment Broker in Franklin and Ripley Counties. 

 



 

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Variable Universal Life Insurance

Variable Universal Life Insurance

Variable Universal Life is permanent insurance in which the policyholder directs how premiums are invested.

TIPS for Inflation

TIPS for Inflation

If you are concerned about inflation—and expect short-term interest rates may increase—TIPS could be worth considering.

A Primer on Dividends

A Primer on Dividends

A company's profits can be reinvested or they can be paid out to the company’s shareholders as “dividends."

 

Volunteering in Retirement

For many, retirement includes contributing their time and talents to an organization in need.

Assess Life Insurance Needs

How to help determine life insurance needs to provide for your family after you pass away.

Is a SEP-IRA Right for Your Business?

For some, the idea of establishing a retirement strategy evokes worries about complicated reporting and administration.

The ABCs of Zero Coupon Bonds

Understanding some basic concepts may help you assess whether zero-coupon bonds have a place in your portfolio.

Value vs. Growth Investing

Among stock-market investors there’s long been a debate between those who favor value and those who favor growth.

The Cost of Procrastination

Don't let procrastination keep you from pursuing your financial dreams and goals.

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Saving for Retirement

This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.

A Look at Systematic Withdrawals

This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.

Taxable vs. Tax-Deferred Savings

Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.

Lifetime of Earnings

Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.

Long-Term-Care Needs

Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.

Annuity Comparison

This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.

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5 Smart Investing Strategies

There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives

5 Smart Investing Principles

Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.

Retirement Plan Distributions

There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.

Investment Strategies for Retirement

Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.

Your Cash Flow Statement

A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.

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Ready for Retirement?

Are you ready for retirement? Here are five words you should consider.

Women and Retirement

Women are great at multi-tasking. But many drop the ball when preparing for retirement.

Should You Invest in Exchange Traded Funds?

There are nearly 1,200 ETFs available. Should you invest in them?

What Can a Million Dollars Buy You?

$1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement.

Retiring the 4% Rule

A portfolio created with your long-term objectives in mind is crucial as you pursue your dream retirement.

The Cycle of Investing

Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.

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