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Honolulu, Hawaii 96814
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Welcome to Kawabe & Associates, LLC.  We appreciate your time to view our website and trust you will find a wealth of information here.

You may be facing unique challenges as you prepare for or are currently living in your retirement years. We can help take the mystery out of preparing for today and tomorrow.  Whether your goal(s) are related to retirement, estate conservation strategy, or business exit strategy, our team of experienced financial professionals offer personalized service focused on your desires based on your financial goals and objectives.

With more than two decades of experience in Wealth Management, we can help to address your overall future needs. Please call (808) 945-7775 to schedule your free initial consultation.

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Asset Allocation

Asset Allocation

Consider how your assets are allocated and if that allocation is consistent with your time frame and risk tolerance.

The Cost of Procrastination

The Cost of Procrastination

Don't let procrastination keep you from pursuing your financial dreams and goals.

Social Security: Maximizing Benefits

Social Security: Maximizing Benefits

There are other ways to maximize Social Security benefits, in addition to waiting to claim them.

 

Women and Financial Strategies

Most women don’t shy away from the day-to-day financial decisions, but some may be leaving their future to chance.

Insurance Needs Assessment: When You're Young and Single

Even if you’re young and single, you should still consider protecting yourself.

Investing with Your Heart

For some, the social impact of investing is just as important as the return, perhaps more important.

A Home Insurance Claim: To File Or Not To File

Learn when it may not make sense to file a claim on your home insurance.

What If You Get Audited?

The chances of an IRS audit aren't that high. And being audited does not necessarily imply that the IRS suspects wrongdoing.

Measuring the Value of a Financial Advisor

Ever wonder what the real value of a financial advisor is? It’s not just added portfolio returns.

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A Look at Systematic Withdrawals

This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.

Social Security Taxes

Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.

Contributing to an IRA?

Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.

How Compound Interest Works

Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.

How Much Home Can I Afford?

With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.

Self-Employed Retirement Plans

Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.

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Principles of Preserving Wealth

How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

Investment Strategies for Retirement

Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.

Your Cash Flow Statement

A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.

Managing Your Lifestyle

Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.

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Global and International Funds

Investors seeking world investments can choose between global and international funds. What's the difference?

Inflation and Your Portfolio

Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.

Your Personal Recovery

As the economy gathers momentum, many are waiting for their personal finances to gather momentum, too.

How to Retire Early

Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.

Forecast

The market is as unpredictable as the weather. We’d love to help you prepare.

To Buy or Not to Buy

The decision whether to buy or rent a home may have long-term implications.

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