Your Financial Future
Today’s economic environment presents many challenges. But along with these challenges comes opportunities and potential rewards for those who can identify long-term trends.
Whether you’re facing retirement or looking to better understand certain investment ideas, Dennis Skinner and his team can help you address your most pressing money questions. Skinner & Associates, Inc is located at 1400 Fawcett Parkway, Suite B in Nevada, Iowa.
Our first priority is your overall financial success. We want to learn more about your personal situation, identify your dreams and goals, and understand your tolerance for risk. Long-term relationships that encourage open and honest communication have been the cornerstone of our foundation of success.
Our site is filled with educational videos, articles, presentations, and calculators designed to help you learn more about the world of personal finance. As you search our website, send us a note regarding any questions you may have about investment concepts, accounting, taxes or payroll. We'll get back to you quickly with a thoughtful answer.
Tax Alpha: Election Year Jitters
Do You Owe The AMT?
If you want to avoid potential surprises at tax time, it may make sense to know where you stand when it comes to the AMT.
Social Media: #NewestBusinessLiabilityRisk
Social media may be a modern imperative for businesses looking to grow and build their brand, but it also introduces risk.
Spotting Credit Trouble
The wise use of credit is a critical skill. These 10 questions will help you assess your skill level.
Many pre-retirees can become focused on the “ideal” retirement, but turning that dream into a reality can be tricky. This content piece was written to help clients manage their expectations while maintaining optimism for the future.
Learn how to replace your lost, stolen, or damaged Medicare card in this helpful article.
Don't let procrastination keep you from pursuing your financial dreams and goals.
Explore the growing influence women wield over the economy with this handy infographic.
This checklist can give you a quick snapshot of how prepared you are.
The federal government requires deceased individuals to file a final income tax return.
This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
The market is as unpredictable as the weather. We’d love to help you prepare.
From the Dutch East India Company to Wall Street, the stock market has a long and storied history.
What does your home really cost?
Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime. Are you prepared?
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.
For women, retirement strategy is a long race. It’s helpful to know the route.