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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, we work with our clients to proactively plan their financial future. 

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Women and Retirement

Women and Retirement

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

Understanding the Basics of Medigap Policies

Understanding the Basics of Medigap Policies

Important as it is, Medicare does not cover the full range of health-care expenses you may experience in your golden years.

Is a Variable Annuity Right for Me?

Is a Variable Annuity Right for Me?

Pundits go on and on about how “terrible” or “wonderful” annuities are, but they never talk about whether annuities are right

 

Volunteering in Retirement

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

What to Look for in a Long-Term Care Policy

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Social Security: Five Facts You Need to Know

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The Business Cycle

Understanding the economy's cycles can help put current business conditions in better perspective.

Protecting Your Home Against Flood Loss

Protect yourself against the damage that your homeowners policy doesn’t cover.

A Look at Diversification

Diversification is an investment principle designed to manage risk, but it can't prevent against a loss.

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Estimate Your RMD

Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.

Annuity Comparison

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

What Is My Current Cash Flow?

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

Comparing Investments

This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.

Long-Term-Care Needs

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

Contributing to an IRA?

Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.

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5 Smart Investing Principles

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

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

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.

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

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

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

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

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The Other Sure Thing

Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime. Are you prepared?

The Fed and How It Got That Way

A quick history of the Federal Reserve and overview of what it does.

Your Personal Recovery

As the economy gathers momentum, many are waiting for their personal finances to gather momentum, too.

What Smart Investors Know

Smart investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.

The Cycle of Investing

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

Retiring the 4% Rule

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

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