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
The Facts About Income Tax
Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.
A Primer on Irrevocable Life Insurance Trusts
Irrevocable life insurance trusts can be important tools that may accomplish a number of estate objectives.
And the Executor Is
The right executor may help ensure the distribution of your assets is done with as little upheaval as possible.
If you’re thinking of leasing a new car, then you shouldn’t forget about gap insurance.
Preparing for the eventual distribution of your assets may not sound enticing. But a will puts the power in your hands.
How much do you know about one of the most important tools you have to help protect your and your family’s financial future?
Estate strategies for millennials may sound like less of a concern than retirement, but young adults should prepare now.
There are ways to improve your physical fitness without denting your fiscal fitness.
What did the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act change? Here's a quick snapshot.
Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.
Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.
Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
Make your retirement as exciting as your next vacation.
How will you weather the ups and downs of the business cycle?
When markets shift, experienced investors stick to their strategy.
Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.
Estate conservation is too important to put off. Do you have a smart exit strategy?
You’ve made investments your whole life. Work with us to help make the most of them.