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.
How Stocks Work
Understanding how a stock works is key to understanding your investments.
What is the Value of Your Business?
Ascertaining the value of your business is important for a variety of reasons.
Succeeding at Business Succession
There are a number of reasons for business owners to consider a business succession plan sooner rather than later.
Here are 4 great, and sometimes unexpected, places to raise a family.
Social media may be a modern imperative for businesses looking to grow and build their brand, but it also introduces risk.
The Economic Report of the President can help identify the forces driving — or dragging — the economy.
The latest trends in travel reflect a rich menu of exciting new possibilities.
Here's a look at several birthdays and “half-birthdays” that have implications regarding your retirement income.
Regardless of how you approach retirement, there are some things about it that might surprise you.
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.
Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Despite recent tax-law changes, many Americans are expected to pay the AMT this year.
There are hundreds of ETFs available. Should you invest in them?
If your family relies on your income, it’s critical to know what their needs would be in the event of your death.
Making the most of surprises is a great reason to work with us.
The question used to be, “How low can interest rates go?” Now it's, “How long can rates remain at their historic low levels?”
Investors seeking world investments can choose between global and international funds. What's the difference?