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.
Estate Management 101
A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate
The ABCs of Zero Coupon Bonds
Understanding some basic concepts may help you assess whether zero-coupon bonds have a place in your portfolio.
A Living Trust Primer
Living trusts are popular, but their appropriateness will depend upon your individual needs and objectives.
Simple steps may help you foil hackers and protect your privacy.
In the face of divorce, making changes to insurance coverage may be overlooked.
Do your insurance needs stay the same when the nest empties?
The list of IRA withdrawals that may be taken without incurring a 10% early penalty has grown.
Variable Universal Life is permanent insurance in which the policyholder directs how premiums are invested.
Choosing to bear the financial burden of an adverse event is called self-insuring. Do you know what that entails?
This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.
This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
Coaches have helped you your whole life, in ways big and small. We’d like to be one of them.
A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, uncovering the mystery of bond laddering.
Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.
There are hundreds of ETFs available. Should you invest in them?
Selecting a mortgage isn't an easy process. Get a better understanding of how professionals make the right decisions.