Broker Check
Your Buffalo Financial Advisor and Retirement Planner Our goal is to help you retire when you want with the income Make sure your loved ones are taken care of Isn't it time you made a Financial Plan?

Attend an Event

We can help take some of the mystery out of preparing for your financial future.

Learn More

Retirement Planning

Is your retirement on track?

Learn More

Complimentary Consultation

Come in and get to know Hafner Financial Group.

Learn More

HELPING YOU RETIRE WHEN YOU WANT, WITH THE INCOME YOU NEED.

The Hafner Financial Group can help you chart a course to your financial future. We build strong relationships and guide our clients on their journey to financial independence with expert, personalized service regardless of their level of wealth.

We offer financial services meaning we can manage your entire investment portfolio or we can provide guidance in only the areas where you need assistance. Ultimately, our goal is to help you retire when you want with the income you need.



Helpful Content

IRA Withdrawals that Escape the 10% Tax Penalty

IRA Withdrawals that Escape the 10% Tax Penalty

The list of IRA withdrawals that may be taken without incurring a 10% early penalty has grown.

Is a Variable Annuity Right for Me?

Is a Variable Annuity Right for Me?

Pundits go on and on about how “terrible” or “wonderful” annuities are, but they never talk about whether annuities are right

How Stocks Work

How Stocks Work

Understanding how a stock works is key to understanding your investments.

 

Best Performing Asset Classes

Bonds may outperform stocks one year only to have stocks rebound the next.

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.

Social Security: The $64,000 Question

One of the most common questions people ask about Social Security is when they should start taking benefits.

“Dirty Dozen” Tax Scams to Watch For

Every year the IRS releases its list of tax scams, spotlighting some ways that people try to separate you from your money.

The Utility of Sector Investing

Successful sector investing is dependent upon an accurate analysis about when to rotate in and out.

Term vs. Permanent Life Insurance

When considering life insurance, it's important to understand your options.

View all articles arrow

What Is the Dividend Yield?

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

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

This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).

Annuity Comparison

This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.

How Compound Interest Works

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

A Look at Systematic Withdrawals

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

Should I Buy or Lease an Auto?

This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.

View all calculators arrow

5 Smart Investing Principles

Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment 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.

5 Smart Investing Strategies

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

Investment Strategies for Retirement

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

Tax Management Strategies

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

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

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

View all presentations arrow

Interest Rates: How Low Can They Go?

The question used to be how low can interest rates go. Now it's how long can rates remain at their historic low levels?

The Richest Man in Babylon

In good times and bad, consistently saving a percentage of your income is a sound financial practice.

The Cost of Procrastination

Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.

The Power of Tax-Deferred Growth

Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?

Ready for Retirement?

Are you ready for retirement? Here are five words you should consider.

Should You Invest in Exchange Traded Funds?

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

View all videos arrow