4A E. Boehringer Street
Batesville, IN 47006

LinkedIn

Mark Giesting

812.933.1791

 
Events on Wall Street Looking Forward

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. 

 



 

Helpful Content

How the Federal Reserve Works

How the Federal Reserve Works

Each day, the Fed is behind the scenes supporting the economy and providing services to the U.S. financial system.

Caring for Aging Parents

Caring for Aging Parents

As our nation ages, many Americans are turning their attention to caring for aging parents.

Emerging Market Opportunities

Emerging Market Opportunities

What are your options for investing in emerging markets?

 

The Cost of Procrastination

Don't let procrastination keep you from pursuing your financial dreams and goals.

The New Red Scare: Chinese Ownership of U.S. Debt

Would it surprise you to hear that China owns just 8% of the total outstanding debt of the U.S. Government?

A Primer on Dividends

A company's profits can be reinvested or they can be paid out to the company’s shareholders as “dividends."

Healthcare Costs in Retirement

Without a solid approach, health care expenses may add up quickly and potentially alter your spending.

All Muni Bonds Are Not Created Equal

Gaining a better understanding of municipal bonds makes more sense than ever.

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.

View all articles arrow

Roth 401(k) vs. Traditional 401(k)

This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).

Taxable vs. Tax-Deferred Savings

Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.

Lifetime of Earnings

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

What Is My Current Cash Flow?

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

Doubling Your Money

This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.

Saving for Retirement

This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.

View all calculators arrow

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

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

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

Your Cash Flow Statement

A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.

Investment Strategies for Retirement

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

5 Smart Investing Principles

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

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.

View all presentations arrow

The Power of Tax-Deferred Growth

Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?

Emerging Market Opportunities

What are your options for investing in emerging markets?

Are Alternative Investments Right for You?

With alternative investments, it’s critical to sort through the complexity.

16 Wall Street Cliches in 60 Seconds

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

Social Security: By the Numbers

Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.

Global and International Funds

Investors seeking world investments can choose between global and international funds. What's the difference?

View all videos arrow