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Mark Giesting

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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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