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Honolulu, Hawaii 96813 
(808) 945-7775

Our Mission Should You Tap Retirement Savings to Fund College? Interest Rates: How Low Can They Go? When Do You Need a Will?

Understanding Today’s Financial Environment

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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Social Security: Maximizing Benefits

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Despite recent tax-law changes, many Americans are expected to pay the AMT this year.

Best Performing Asset Classes

Best Performing Asset Classes

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What to Look for in Personal Finance Apps

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Value vs. Growth Investing

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Inflation & Your Money

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Roth 401(k) vs. Traditional 401(k)

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Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.

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Inflation & Retirement

Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.

Self-Employed Retirement Plans

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

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Your Cash Flow Statement

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

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

Retirement Plan Distributions

There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.

Managing Your Lifestyle

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

Tax Management Strategies

Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.

5 Smart Investing Strategies

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From the Dutch East India Company to Wall Street, the stock market has a long and storied history.

To Buy or Not to Buy

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

What Our Kids Can Teach us About Saving Money

Would you guess that Millennials are effectively saving for retirement? Well, they are.

Charitable Giving: Smart from the Heart

Do you have causes that you want to support with donations? Here are three tips.

Women and Retirement

Women must be ready to spend, on average, more years in retirement than men.

Your Personal Recovery

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

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