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For couples, it’s important to have regular money talks – before a financial crisis hits.  Many couples find it hard or just can’t talk about money in a functional and helpful way.



Rick Kahler, MSFP, CFP®, CFT-1™, CeFT®, CCIM, founder of Kahler Financial Group, is a life-long resident of Rapid City, SD. His firm, specializing in the integration of financial coaching, financial therapy, and traditional financial planning, attracts an international clientele. The company specializes in investment advising, financial planning, and financial therapy services for business owners, professionals, and retirees.

He founded Kahler Financial Group in 1981 and became the first fee-only Certified Financial Planner™ (CFP®) in South Dakota in 1983. In 2020 he became one of the first Certified Financial Therapist-Level I (CFT-I™,) in the nation, a Certified Financial Transitionist (CeFT®), and in 2021 became a Certified IFS℠ Practitioner.

Rick Kahler is now dually certified as a Certified Financial Transitionist® and a Certified Internal Family Systems Practitioner.

“As a Certified Financial Transitionist®, I understand human transitions on their deepest levels. I know what influences the way we think and act when our world has suddenly and irrevocably changed. I’m able to identify when a transition is going well, and I have tools to further enhance the experience. And if a client is struggling with their transition, I know how to keep them safe and help them work through their difficulties.” – Rick Kahler

Check out more about Financial Trauma and Financial Therapy by Listening to The Financial Therapy Podcast by Rick Kahler

The Financial Therapy Podcast hosted by Rick Kahler speaks about financial therapy and financial trauma.  He blends the nuts and bolts of financial advice with the emotions that drive making them.