NOTICE TO CLIENTS
Effective today (3/23/20), for your safety and the safety of others, our office is temporarily closed to ALL clients and visitors.
My in-office hours, until further, are Monday thru Friday 8am to 1pm PDT.
As always, I am available to assist you in a variety of ways – office phone, mobile, e-mail or this website. Stay home, stay safe and be well.
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
Recent weeks have seen some extraordinary moves in the financial markets, as the world reacts to the spread of COVID-19. Please know that we are closely monitoring current news and economic reports, and we are committed to supporting you through this season. Feel free to contact us any time, for any reason. We are here to help.
The Facts About Income Tax
Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.
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Rightsizing for Retirement
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It sounds simple, but paying yourself first can really pay off.
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Protect yourself against the damage that your homeowners policy doesn’t cover.
When considering life insurance, it's important to understand your options.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.
Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.
This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
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.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.
There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.
What is your plan for health care during retirement?
How will you weather the ups and downs of the business cycle?
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