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.
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Critical Estate Documents
Sound estate management includes creating financial and healthcare documents. Here's an inside look.
Why You Need an Estate Strategy
Do you have an estate strategy? You should.
The ABCs of Zero Coupon Bonds
Understanding some basic concepts may help you assess whether zero-coupon bonds have a place in your portfolio.
Are you a thrill seeker, or content to relax in the backyard? Use this flowchart to find out more about your risk tolerance.
These food myths will really put a drain on your wallet.
Retirees traveling abroad need to know that their health insurance travels with them.
The care of special-needs children continues into their adult years, and may survive the passing of their parents.
A change in your mindset during retirement may drive changes to your portfolio.
Determining the value of your estate, or for someone who has passed away, can be a complex undertaking.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.
This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.
Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
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.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
Learning more about gold and its history may help you decide whether it has a place in your portfolio.
What are your options for investing in emerging markets?
How do the markets usually react to elections? Was the 2016 election any different?
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, uncovering the mystery of bond laddering.
Would you guess that Millennials are effectively saving for retirement? Well, they are.
There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.