How Do You Envision Your Financial Future?
At Knapp Financial Group, we understand that you’ve worked hard to build your wealth. As you prepare for retirement and other long-term planning concerns, make sure that your wealth works hard for you in return. Our firm was founded with the goal of serving you in preparation of retirement and throughout life’s transitions, such as the education of children and grandchildren, the loss of a spouse, a disability and caring for aging parents.
With more than 18 years of experience serving clients and their financial needs, we take pride in knowing we have helped clients successfully navigate through life’s major milestones. We serve clients in the Salinas Valley, Monterey Bay, and throughout the Central Coast. Contact us today and let us help you plan for tomorrow.
Whatever challenges you face, we work diligently to proactively create strategies tailored to your unique needs and to help you feel confident in your decision making.Learn More
We develop retirement strategies to prepare you for the transition into retirement while also providing ongoing support for individuals and families dealing with significant life events.Learn More
When working with local businesses, we focus on employer-sponsored retirement plans and small business owner succession planning.Learn More
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The Five Basics of Financial Literacy
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With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.
Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
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.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
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