Your Financial Future
Today’s economic environment presents many challenges. But along with these challenges comes opportunities and potential rewards for those who can identify long-term trends.
Whether you’re facing retirement—or looking to better understand certain investment ideas—we can help you address your most pressing financial questions.
Our first priority is your overall financial success. We want to learn more about your personal situation, identify your dreams and goals, and understand your tolerance for risk. Long-term relationships that encourage open and honest communication have been the cornerstone of my foundation of success.
We belive in a planning process that uses unbiased techniques to discover what your needs and goals are, and then developing a personalized solution that is specific to those goals. The tools we use to pursue this process are cutting edge and not encumbered with decisions influenced by institutional dictates or personal opinions.
KDK is a firm that is guided by the fact that every person and client is different and thereby needs a plan developed specifically for them.
Bernard Kiesel, CFP, CPA, PFS,is a personal financial professional that has studied all areas of planning in order to provide informed and compliant solutions for the multitude of personal and business situations represented by Central Florida's citizens.
Call 407-677-1040 or 800-901-1117 for a free planning needs analysis.
Gun Ownership and Your Homeowners Policy
Gun owners need to make sure that their homeowners policy covers the full value of their firearm(s) as personal liability.
When Special Care Is Needed: The Special Needs Trust
A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.
Tax Deductions You Won't Believe
Here are some examples of deductions from the IRS that were permitted and some that were, uh, too creative.
One of the most common questions people ask about Social Security is when they should start taking benefits.
A collection of tips from professional travelers.
Why have the markets been so volatile recently?
Emotional biases can adversely impact financial decision making. Here’s a few to be mindful of.
You make decisions for your portfolio, but how much do you really know about the products you buy? Try this quiz
Umbrella liability can be a fairly inexpensive way to help shelter current assets and future income from the unexpected.
Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.
Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.
With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
A visit to the hospital can be painful, for both your body and your wallet. Don’t let it be more painful than it has to be.
Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?
A portfolio created with your long-term objectives in mind is crucial as you pursue your dream retirement.
All about how missing the best market days (or the worst!) might affect your portfolio.
Women must be ready to spend, on average, more years in retirement than men.
When should you take your Social Security benefit?