Welcome to Giesting Financial! Thank you for taking the time to learn more about us.
Managing your financial assets is really a continuous journey, with distinct stages including accumulating wealth during your working career, and then distributing the highest possible income stream to provide for a comfortable and secure retirement. In addition, there are important events along the way such as education, vacations, weddings, unforeseen financial needs and the opportunity to leave a legacy.
Like any successful journey, you need a plan – beginning with the end in mind - and someone to help guide you along the way. That’s what we do. As financial planning specialists, we work with our clients to proactively plan their financial future.
Safeguard Your Digital Estate
If you died, what would happen to your email archives, social profiles and online accounts?
The Other Sure Thing
Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime. Are you prepared?
A Penny Saved is Two Pennies Earned
Here are some simple and inexpensive energy-saving tips that may help you save money.
What’s the deal with your yearly free credit report?
Is your estate in order? This short quiz may help you assess your overall strategy.
Roth 401(k) plans combine features of traditional 401(k) plans with those of a Roth IRA.
There are four very good reasons to start investing. Do you know what they are?
An inside look at how marginal income tax brackets work.
Thanks to the work of three economists, we have a better understanding of what determines an asset’s price.
Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.
Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.
Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.
Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
In life it often happens that the answers to our most pressing questions are right in our own backyards.
It's easy to let investments accumulate like old receipts in a junk drawer.
Bitcoin’s future is uncertain, but one thing is for sure: it’s the wild west out there, and there is no sheriff in town.
Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.
Do you know how long it may take for your investments to double in value? The Rule of 72 is a quick way to figure it out.
Do you have causes that you want to support with donations? Here are three tips.