What do financial advisors do

“106 Things We Do” for our Clients at KFG

 We made a list of all of the things we do for your clients. We’re at 106 things so far . . .

Financial Planning for a Biden Tax Plan

Although US Presidents’ influence on the economy is limited, their tax plans can affect Americans’ personal finances. Given Biden’s current lead in the polls and the real possibility of Democrats...

Financial Planning 1. Care more about you and your money than anyone who doesn’t share your last name. 2. Proactively adopt and implement a Fiduciary Standard in relation to you, your family, your...

Your Portfolio and the Presidential Election

“What will happen to my investments if [the candidate I dislike] becomes President?” This is a question I hear frequently during any Presidential election year, especially in contentious times. Pe...

Worse Likely Still Ahead for the Economy

Is it reasonable to think the economy is on the upswing? After all, by one stock market rule of thumb a new bull market started on March 26 when the Dow shot up over the magical 20% mark from the...

Giving that Benefits Both Recipient and Giver

When one person gives something to another, who benefits most—the recipient or the giver? Marshall B. Rosenberg, PhD, the founder of Nonviolent Communication, maintained that accepting a gift is...

Rebuilding Our Economy After COVID-19

Last week, for the first time since March, a client came into our office—but only after a staff member took her temperature. Both of them were wearing masks. Behavior like this, unimaginable four...

Rick Kahler Featured on SD Focus Tonight

Tonight on SD Focus, South Dakota Public Broadcasting TV, Stephanie Rissler takes a look at where we’ve been with the pandemic and where we go from here. Rick will provide some insight on what a...

Protect Yourself From Elder Abuse

As a long-time financial planner, I’m seeing more and more clients reach, not just retirement, but their final years. An especially important issue at this stage of life is how to protect your...

Happy 65: Moving to Medicare a Mixed Bag

This month marks a rite of passage for me. I am officially a senior citizen. I don’t feel the way I thought 65 would feel when I was 25, even though I see a 65-year-old in my mirror. The good new...

Downsides of Working From Home

If you are working from home and feeling distracted, isolated, displaced, and less productive, you have a lot of company. In a recent survey, Morning Consult asked full-time workers working remotel...