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Giesting Financial

4A E. Boehringer Street
Batesville, IN 47006

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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, our Mission is to help our clients make wise financial decisions at every stage, so they can get the most out of life!




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