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Money Scripts and Holiday Spending

The Christmas shopping season is in full swing. Some shoppers overspend on gifts and end up paying off credit card bills for months. Others drive themselves crazy trying to find exactly the right...

Change With Financial Therapy Tools

Problematic money behaviors are never about the money. Frequent readers of this column have seen me write about that over and over again. Suggesting cognitive action steps can only resolve about 20%...

The High Financial Cost of Gray Divorce

I spend a lot of focus helping my clients protect their hard-earned assets from the reach of a frivolous lawsuit. The chance of such a lawsuit in the US is always a risk when a person with a nest...

Here are 7 Financial Advisor Red Flags

A financial advisor that you feel you can trust is not automatically one who is trustworthy. Making that distinction can be crucial to your financial well-being. "Feeling" that a person is...

Political Bets Akin to Timing the Market

As an admitted political junkie, I am among the "fans" for whom a US Presidential election is similar to football's Superbowl or soccer's World Cup. This year, I found a way to combine my interest...

How Much Money Equals Wealth?

How much money do you need to have to be considered rich or wealthy? The best answer is "it depends," considering your definitions of rich and wealthy. Are they terms defined by one’s net worth,...

Creating Money to Fund Social Security

In two recent columns, I discussed two reasons not to worry about the possibility of "defunding" Social Security. First was the unlikelihood of Congress and the President ending Social Security...

Trump’s Tax Avoidance

Every once in a while, a breaking news story is on a topic that I actually understand. The September 27 New York Times article, "Long-Concealed Records Show Trump’s Chronic Losses And Years Of Tax...

Funding Social Security Without Payroll Taxes

Last week I pointed out the strong improbability of Social Security failing despite President Trump's promise to support eliminating the payroll taxes that fund it. Accomplishing this would require...

Free Initial Consultation

Kahler Financial Group offers a free initial consultation with one of our skilled financial planners in Rapid City for retirement, businesses, investment, or personal wealth management. We welcome the opportunity to spend time with you, discussing your individual needs, asking and answering questions, reviewing our unique services, and confirming that KFG is the best fit for helping you achieve your financial goals. Please note that there will be no specific investment or financial planning advice given at this meeting. Please note: At KFG we made a list of all of the things we do for our clients. We’re at 106 things so far . . .

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