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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.


Helpful Content

Death is No Excuse

Death is No Excuse

The federal government requires deceased individuals to file a final income tax return.

When Heirs are Imperfect

When Heirs are Imperfect

The money problems or bad lifestyle habits of adult children could lead to the squandering of any inheritance they receive.

Will Power

Will Power

Preparing for the eventual distribution of your assets may not sound enticing. But a will puts the power in your hands.

 

Choices for Your 401(k) at a Former Employer

Individuals have three basic choices with the 401(k) account they accrued at a previous employer.

Password Protection Strategies

Simple steps may help you foil hackers and protect your privacy.

The New Red Scare: Chinese Ownership of U.S. Debt

China owns a portion of the total outstanding debt of the U.S. Government. What does it mean?

Social Security Benefits: How Much Will I Receive

Calculating your potential Social Security benefit is a three-step process.

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.

Where Will Your Retirement Money Come From?

Retirement income may come from a variety of sources. Here's an overview of the six main sources.

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Disability Income

This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.

Impact of Taxes and Inflation

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

Annuity Comparison

This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.

Social Security Taxes

Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.

Roth 401(k) vs. Traditional 401(k)

This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).

What Is My Current Cash Flow?

Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.

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Your Cash Flow Statement

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

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.

5 Smart Investing Principles

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

Principles of Preserving Wealth

How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

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

5 Smart Investing Strategies

There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives

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Charitable Giving: Smart from the Heart

Do you have causes that you want to support with donations? Here are three tips.

2017 Year in Review

Take a look at this 2017 Market Recap.

Perception vs. Reality

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

Your DNA Test

If your family relies on your income, it’s critical to know what their needs would be in the event of your death.

Bridging the Confidence Gap

In the world of finance, the effects of the "confidence gap" can be especially apparent.

The Junk Drawer Approach to Investing

It's easy to let investments accumulate like old receipts in a junk drawer.

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