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.
Disability and Your Finances
In the event of an unforeseen accident or illness, disability insurance may be a good way to protect your income and savings.
Planning for the Expected
You can plan ahead to protect yourself and your family against the financial consequences of deteriorating health.
Is a SEP-IRA Right for Your Business?
For some, the idea of establishing a retirement strategy evokes worries about complicated reporting and administration.
Have you ever wondered how your credit score compares to the rest of the country? Take a look and see.
Exchange-traded funds have some things in common with mutual funds, but there are differences, too.
To choose a plan, it’s important to ask yourself four key questions.
Loss of income from disability has the potential to cause financial hardship. Disability insurance can help.
Some people may want a more advanced gifting strategy that can maximize their gift and generate potential tax benefits.
Earnings season can move markets. What is it and why is it important?
With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.
Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
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.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
The seas of the market are constantly shifting. Whether the good ship IPO can set sail may depend heavily on the tides.
Estate conservation is too important to put off. Do you have a smart exit strategy?
The market is as unpredictable as the weather. We’d love to help you prepare.
A visit to the hospital can be painful, for both your body and your wallet. Don’t let it be more painful than it has to be.
Selecting a mortgage isn't an easy process. Get a better understanding of how professionals make the right decisions.
Do you know how long it may take for your investments to double in value? The Rule of 72 is a quick way to figure it out.