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At Giesting Financial, we talk to clients every day about what they want most out of life. The hundreds of conversations we’ve had over the years have given us insight into the driving forces and compelling passions of those we serve. Time after time, we are reminded that no two people have the exact same vision for their future or for the milestones they’d like to achieve.

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Forecast

Forecast

The market is as unpredictable as the weather. We’d love to help you prepare.

Asset Allocation

Asset Allocation

Consider how your assets are allocated and if that allocation is consistent with your time frame and risk tolerance.

Understanding Marginal Income Tax Brackets

Understanding Marginal Income Tax Brackets

An inside look at how marginal income tax brackets work.

 

What Is an Annuity?

Annuities are versatile tools that can help you save for retirement and generate income in retirement.

Choosing a Business Structure

Entrepreneurs all face the same question, “Which business structure should I adopt?”

Women and Financial Strategies

Most women don’t shy away from the day-to-day financial decisions, but some may be leaving their future to chance.

Get Paid for Going Green

Those looking into environmentally minded home modifications may get a boost from Uncle Sam’s tax incentives.

The Value of Insuring Against Life’s Risks

Building wealth requires protection from the forces of wealth destruction.

Earnings for All Seasons

Earnings season can move markets. What is it and why is it important?

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Home Mortgage Deduction

Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.

What Is My Current Cash Flow?

Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.

Federal Income Tax

Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.

Lifetime of Earnings

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

What Is My Life Expectancy?

Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.

Historical Inflation

This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.

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Investment Strategies for Retirement

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

Principles of Preserving Wealth

How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.

5 Smart Investing Strategies

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

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.

Tax Management Strategies

Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.

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Your DNA Test

If your family relies on your income, it’s critical to know what their needs would be in the event of your death.

Saving for College 101

Here’s a crash course on saving for college.

Bursting the Bubble

Tulips were the first, but they won’t be the last. What forms a “bubble” and what causes them to burst?

Estate Management 101

A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate

16 Wall Street Cliches in 60 Seconds

Pundits say a lot of things about the markets. Let's see if you can keep up.

Bridging the Confidence Gap

In the world of finance, the effects of the "confidence gap" can be especially apparent.

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