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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.

Helpful Content

A Primer on Dividends

A Primer on Dividends

A company's profits can be reinvested or paid out to the company’s shareholders as “dividends."

When Should You Take Social Security

When Should You Take Social Security

Monthly Social Security payments differ substantially depending on when you start receiving benefits.

How Will Working Affect Social Security Benefits?

How Will Working Affect Social Security Benefits?

Knowing the rules may help you decide when to start benefits.

 

What to Look for in Personal Finance Apps

An increasing number have been developed to help individuals with their personal finances.

Split Annuity Strategy

Here's one strategy that combines two different annuities to generate income and rebuild principal.

A Bucket Plan to Go with Your Bucket List

Longer, healthier living can put greater stress on retirement assets; the bucket approach may be one answer.

Saving on Fitness Center Membership Costs

There are ways to improve your physical fitness without denting your fiscal fitness.

Test Your Life Insurance Knowledge

How much do you know about one of the most important tools you have to help protect your and your family’s financial future?

Changing Unhealthy Behaviors

Five phases to changing unhealthy behaviors.

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Capital Gains Tax Estimator

Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.

What Is the Dividend Yield?

This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.

Impact of Taxes and Inflation

Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.

Lifetime of Earnings

Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.

Federal Income Tax

Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.

Long-Term-Care Needs

Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.

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Protecting Those Who Matter Most

The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.

Your Cash Flow Statement

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

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

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

Managing Your Lifestyle

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

5 Smart Investing Strategies

There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives

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Should You Invest in Exchange Traded Funds?

There are hundreds of ETFs available. Should you invest in them?

Should You Tap Retirement Savings to Fund College?

There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.

The Rule of 72

Do you know how long it may take for your investments to double in value? The Rule of 72 is a quick way to figure it out.

Retiring the 4% Rule

A portfolio created with your long-term objectives in mind is crucial as you pursue your dream retirement.

Should I Invest In REITs?

Are Real Estate Investment Trusts right for your portfolio?

Making Your Tax Bracket Work

Have you explored all your options when it comes to managing your taxable income?

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