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
Do not mistake activity for achievement.
Make each day your masterpiece.
Travel, Without the Baggage
Tips to avoid checking in luggage on your next vacation.
Revising Estate Strategy Assumptions
Estate tax exemptions rules appear to be stabilizing, prompting many to reconsider conventional estate strategies.
Budget Check Up: Tax Time Is the Right Time
Tax preparation may be the perfect time to give the household budget a check-up.
Being healthy not only makes you feel good, it may also help you financially.
A look inside the U.S. government's statistics on household net worth.
Workers 50+ may make contributions to their qualified retirement plans above the limits imposed on younger workers.
1035 exchanges provide a way to trade-in an annuity contract or life insurance policy without triggering a tax liability.
Important items to consider when purchasing condo insurance.
When selecting a mortgage, one of the most critical choices is between a fixed or variable interest-rate mortgage.
This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.
This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.
This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.
This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
From the Dutch East India Company to Wall Street, the stock market has a long and storied history.
Tulips were the first, but they won’t be the last. What forms a “bubble” and what causes them to burst?
How does your ideal retirement differ from reality, and what can we do to better align the two?
Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.
Investors seeking world investments can choose between global and international funds. What's the difference?
All about how missing the best market days (or the worst!) might affect your portfolio.