Biblical Stewardship and Faith-based Financial Planning
David Nielsen is an independent Christian financial advisor providing clients with comprehensive and customized financial planning strategies based on their individual needs.
David believes everyone needs a customized financial strategy in order to determine where they are, where they want to go, and how to get there. In aiming to act as a financial steward for his clients, he is dedicated to using biblical principles in advising clients, whether offering retirement planning strategies or insurance solutions. He seeks to guide his clients through the process of establishing their financial, personal, and business goals, and help them determine investments that may best match their risk tolerance and objectives.
David largely works with families, widows and widowers, and small business owners. In providing comprehensive financial planning services and products, he develops customized strategies that address eight different areas, from income tax analysis to retirement projections. With offices in Cary, Illinois; Dunbar, Wisconsin; and an affiliated office in Vicksburg, Mississippi, he serves the surrounding areas and works with clients in 28 states, including Michigan, Mississippi, and Louisiana.
“America was founded by people who believe that God was their rock of safety. I recognize we must be cautious in claiming that God is on our side, but I think it's alright to keep asking if we're on His side.” - Ronald Reagan
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Make each day your masterpiece.
Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.
Critical Estate Documents
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Problems with Probate
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If you find it hard to attain personal life goals, there’s an app for that!
This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.
Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.
Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.
This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.
This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
If your family relies on your income, it’s critical to know what their needs would be in the event of your death.
Lifestyle inflation can be the enemy of wealth building. What could happen if you invested instead of buying more stuff?
There are a few things to consider when buying or leasing your next vehicle.
There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.
Ever lost your wallet? Frustrating. Here’s what you can do to keep yourself safe.
The average retirement lasts for 18 years. Are you prepared to fill that many days?