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
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Social Security: The Elephant in the Room
Some people wonder if Social Security will remain financially sound enough to pay the benefits they are owed.
Why Everyone Needs an Estate Strategy
Do you have an estate strategy? You should.
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Clearing up confusion from the economic downturn following COVID-19 and how it might affect your financial strategy.
By understanding a few key concepts during a divorce, you may be able to avoid common pitfalls.
If you are concerned about inflation and expect short-term interest rates may increase, TIPS could be worth considering.
The tax rules that govern donating art are complex and confusing. Take a closer look.
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Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.
This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.
With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
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.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
When markets shift, experienced investors stick to their strategy.
In life it often happens that the answers to our most pressing questions are right in our own backyards.
Would you guess that Millennials are effectively saving for retirement? Well, they are.
If you died, what would happen to your email archives, social profiles and online accounts?
Do you have causes that you want to support with donations?
A bucket plan can help you be better prepared for a comfortable retirement.