Your Financial Planning Company
Discover what brings meaning to your life and how we help support that quest through the efficient management of your financial and non-financial resources. There may be no absolute guarantee of future financial success, but our experienced team of financial planners and coaches brings over 100 years of experience to assist you with every financial challenge imaginable. We take a personal, holistic approach to financial planning. Our financial planners and coaches offer an array of professional financial planning and coaching services. They are trained professionals helping you maximize the effectiveness of both your financial and non-financial assets.
We offer investment advice, wealth management, and financial coaching strategies virtually to a nationwide clientele, and in person to clients within driving distance of our home office in Rapid City, South Dakota. Our specialties include financial psychology, commission-free investment strategies, comprehensive financial planning, asset protection, and real estate and business consulting. Our services allow business owners, professionals, and retirees to create the financial security they need to enjoy financial independence and an active retirement. The bottom line is that our team of fee-only financial planners makes working with us easy and cost-effective.
OUR SERVICES INCLUDE:
You work hard, you spend frugally, and your net worth is growing. So are the complexities that come with accumulating wealth. Our skilled financial advisor team in Rapid City can help guide you with any decision that relates to money.
Your financial situation maybe short term financial goals or long term goals. Either way you have a found the right financial advisor for your needs. We have certified financial planners on our team to meet your personal finance needs.
Are you “stuck” in unhelpful money patterns? Do your thoughts and feelings around money create stress for you or tension in your relationships? No matter how much or how little money you deal with, financial therapy can help. Many looking to find a financial advisor do not realize the benefits of investment in financial therapy or how it can help them achieve their financial goals.
Our advice is based solely on your values and best interests. We provide an aspect of your financial life for long-term benefits. Our money management services have been very beneficial for our clients. We don’t sell financial products like financial institutions and brokerage services do.
Our investment advising team in Rapid City has 100+ years of experience, and our CIO spent five years on the SD Investment Council.
Maybe you don’t think you need an ongoing relationship with an investment advisor, just some guidance on a one-time financial concern like tax or estate planning. Our advisors provide a variety of standalone consulting services.
Recent Financial Blogs:
Any Bank Can Fail; Why There’s No Need To Panic
I’ve received more emails and calls from clients on the failure of SVB Bank than I did the stock market crash in April of 2020. That tells me there is wide concern today about the stability of the economy and financial markets.
When you listen to politicians and pundits discuss the complexity of what went wrong, you can easily start to zone out. Here is what basically happens with a bank failure and why you don’t need to panic.
Review The Bill Before You Pay: Good Advice That’s Hard To Follow
In writing last week about hidden “junk fees,” I ended with a recommendation. Before choosing a phone plan, booking a hotel stay, buying an airline ticket, or making many other types of financial commitments, ask, “What other fees or charges are there I need to know about?”
That’s easy to recommend, and harder to implement.
Guard Against Junk Fees With DIY Transparency
In his State of the Union address, President Biden announced his intent to “take on junk fees.” I have written previously about undisclosed fees related to investments. Hidden fees are also found in service industries such as airlines, restaurants, hotels, and utilities.
Why don’t sellers of services transparently list one price that includes all fees?
Financial Planning Resources
The Financial Therapy Podcast by Rick Kahler
Listen to the most recent podcast by Rick Kahler, CFP®, CFT-I™. What makes his financial world view different from most financial experts? He blends the nuts and bolts of financial advice with the emotions that drive making them.
Every financial behavior, whether it appears illogical to you or others, makes perfect sense when we understand the underlying beliefs, feelings, and thoughts. Good money decisions are not just about money.
Financial Planning In The News
Kahler Financial Group’s founder, Rick Kahler, is a registered investment advisor recognized on a national level for his knowledge of traditional and cutting-edge financial planning services. Check out the latest articles that are published in Forbes, CNBC, USA Today, The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, MarketWatch, Money Scoop, etc…
South Dakota Public Broadcasting
Kahler Financial Group’s Founder and President Rick Kahler has an ongoing relationship with South Dakota Public Broadcasting. He has been featured on several different SDPB radio programs and is a frequent guest on the In The Moment show hosted by Lori Walsh. In The Moment is airing weekdays from 11:00 AM-12:00 PM MT and a rebroadcast at 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM MT.
Financial Books by Rick Kahler
Rick Kahler, CFP®, has co-authored seven important financial books that are making a difference in how people perceive, react to, and handle money. These titles include the following:
- Coupleship Inc: From Financial Conflict to Financial Intimacy by Debra Kaplan, MA, MBA and Rick Kahler, MS, CFP®, CFT-I™, CeFT®
- The Psychology of Financial Planning by Saundra M. Davis, MSFP, APFC®, FBS®, Rick Kahler, MS, CFP®, CFT-I™, CeFT®, Emily Koochel, Ph.D., AFC®, CFT-I™, Meghaan Lurtz, Ph.D., FBS™, Megan McCoy, Ph.D., LMFT, AFC®, CFT-I™, Lance Palmer, Ph.D., Ron Sages, Ph.D., AEP®, CFP®, CTFA, EA, and Neal Van Zutphen, CFP®, M.S.
- Conscious Finance by Rick Kahler, CFP®, and Kathleen Fox
- The Financial Wisdom of Ebenezer Scrooge by Rick Kahler, CFP®, and Drs. Ted & Brad Klontz
- Facilitating Financial Health: Tools for Financial Planners, Coaches, and Therapists by Rick Kahler, CFP®, and Drs. Ted & Brad Klontz
- Wired for Wealth: Change the Money Mindsets That Keep You Trapped and Unleash Your Wealth Potential by Rick Kahler, CFP®, and Drs. Ted & Brad Klontz
- The Financial Wisdom of Ebenezer Scrooge by Rick Kahler, CFP®, and Drs. Ted & Brad Klontz – Published in 2005
Glossary for Financial Terms
Check out these financial definitions to help you understand some financial terms. This list has many definitions taken from Conscious Finance book by Rick Kahler, CFP®, and Kathleen Fox.
As a Rapid City based fee-only financial adviser, Kahler Financial Group’s mission is to be an advocate in helping people across the entire United States of America to make wise financial decisions that contribute to their prosperity and happiness. We do this by understanding your money history, objectively assessing your current situation, and offering options that will solve problems and create the future you desire.