Understanding Today’s Financial Environment
Welcome, I’m Karl Kim, a Certified Financial Planner (CFP) and Certified in Long-Term Care (CLTC), in La Mirada, CA. We understand that individuals face unique challenges as they prepare for retirement. As an independent financial advisor, I am able to tailor a retirement plan that is best for you using all of the products and services that a large national firm typically limits.
As the author of the book Don't Go Broke Paying The Nursing Home: How Californians Can Protect Their Homes, Cash, and Retirement Accounts, we have a unique and specialized knowledge of protecting your assets from the costs of a health care crisis in retirement. Having helped individuals to qualify for Medi-Cal to help pay for nursing home costs for over 20 years, we are unique among financial advisors. We can help take the mystery out of preparing for today and tomorrow.
We can help you address your needs of today and for many years to come. We look forward to working with you through all stages of your life, please call (800) 414-6722 or (714) 994-0599.
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Even if you’re young and single, you should still consider protecting yourself.
Four Steps to Valuing an Estate
Determining the value of your estate, or for someone who has passed away, can be a complex undertaking.
What You Should Do About Insurance Following a Divorce
In the face of divorce, making changes to insurance coverage may be overlooked.
Planning for a special-needs child can be complicated, confusing, and even overwhelming.
Military families face unique challenges, making personal finance even more critical.
The tax rules that govern donating art are complex and confusing. Take a closer look.
Here’s a list of 10 questions to ask that may help you better understand the costs and benefits of long-term-care insurance.
Dropping off your son or daughter is loaded with emotions; here are a few tips for a smoother experience.
Your liability for damages that occur when a tree on your property falls on your neighbor’s property is not clear cut.
Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.
Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.
Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Have you found yourself suddenly single? Here are 3 steps to take right now.
The seas of the market are constantly shifting. Whether the good ship IPO can set sail may depend heavily on the tides.
Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?
Would you guess that Millennials are effectively saving for retirement? Well, they are.
Despite recent tax-law changes, many Americans are expected to pay the AMT this year.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, discovering how bonds diversify a portfolio.