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KLG Financial Solutions

Financial Planning* • Insurance • Tax Preparation  • Investments*

Welcome!  KLG Financial Solutions is an independent financial firm that offers a multi-faceted approach to help meet client’s growing financial needs. Our mission is to help clients develop and maintain a comprehensive financial strategy that may fit their unique situation. Karen's services cover all areas of financial management* including income tax planning, retirement planning, investment strategies*, risk management and estate preservation. 

We established this website for current and prospective clients. If you are already our client, you will find access to your account information as well as a variety of educational resources and calculators. If you are considering using KLG Financial Solutions for your financial services, you will find information that explains who we are and how we can help you.

Please visit the site often as the content is constantly changing. For help with your financial services or for more information, please contact us today!

*These services are offered by Karen Geiling through her affiliation with H.D. Vest Investment ServicesSM and H.D. Vest Advisory ServicesSM.

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Tax preparation may be the perfect time to give the household budget a check-up.

Your Emergency Fund: How Much Is Enough?

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A Primer on Dividends

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This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.

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This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.

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Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.

Impact of Taxes and Inflation

Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.

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Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.

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Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.

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Investment Strategies for Retirement

Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.

Your Cash Flow Statement

A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.

Tax Management Strategies

Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.

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Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.

Retirement Plan Distributions

There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.

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Perception vs. Reality

There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.

What Smart Investors Know

Smart investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.

The Cycle of Investing

Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.

When Special Care Is Needed: The Special Needs Trust

A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.

Will You Pay the AMT?

Despite recent tax-law changes, many Americans are expected to pay the AMT this year.

When Do You Need a Will?

When do you need a will? The answer is easy: Right Now.

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