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 complimentary planning needs analysis.
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Retirement Income and the Traditional Portfolio
Experiencing negative returns early in retirement can potentially undermine the sustainability of your assets.
Here are several important changes to Social Security that may impact how and when you can begin taking income benefits.
Monthly Social Security payments differ substantially depending on when you start receiving benefits.
Over time, different investments' performances can shift a portfolio’s intent and risk profile. Rebalancing may be critical.
Having your identity stolen may result in financial loss plus the cost of trying to restore your good name.
Being healthy not only makes you feel good, it may also help you financially.
Term insurance is the simplest form of life insurance. Here's how it works.
With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.
This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
Bucket lists don’t have to be for tomorrow.
Here is a quick history of the Federal Reserve and an overview of what it does.
Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.
Peer-to-peer payment apps are one of the newest ways to send money.
Investors seeking world investments can choose between global and international funds. What's the difference?
Here’s a crash course on saving for college.