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
The Business Cycle
How will you weather the ups and downs of the business cycle?
Four Really Good Reasons to Invest
There are four very good reasons to start investing. Do you know what they are?
The Anatomy of an Index
The S&P 500 represents a large portion of the value of the U.S. equity market, it may be worth understanding.
Entrepreneurs all face the same question, “Which business structure should I adopt?”
Learn when it may not make sense to file a claim on your home insurance.
There are common mistakes you can avoid when saving for retirement.
A change in your mindset during retirement may drive changes to your portfolio.
Loss of income from disability has the potential to cause financial hardship. Disability insurance can help.
If you are concerned about inflation and expect short-term interest rates may increase, TIPS could be worth considering.
Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.
This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.
This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.
Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.
This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
The seas of the market are constantly shifting. Whether the good ship IPO can set sail may depend heavily on the tides.
Tulips were the first, but they won’t be the last. What forms a “bubble” and what causes them to burst?
How does your ideal retirement differ from reality, and what can we do to better align the two?
Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.
In good times and bad, consistently saving a percentage of your income is a sound financial practice.
Do you know how long it may take for your investments to double in value? The Rule of 72 is a quick way to figure it out.