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
Why You Need an Estate Strategy
Do you have an estate strategy? You should.
How Income Taxes Work
A quick look at how federal income taxes work.
Options When Your CD Matures
Knowing your options when a CD matures can help you make a sound investment decision.
A look inside the U.S. government's statistics on household net worth.
Individuals have three basic choices with the 401(k) account they accrued at a previous employer.
Estate tax exemptions rules appear to be stabilizing, prompting many to reconsider conventional estate strategies.
Roth 401(k) plans combine features of traditional 401(k) plans with those of a Roth IRA.
Bitcoin has emerged as a digital currency that exists virtually, making it different in fundamental ways.
If you’re thinking of leasing a new car, then you shouldn’t forget about gap insurance.
Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.
This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
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.
Lifestyle inflation can be the enemy of wealth building. What could happen if you invested instead of buying more stuff?
Selecting a mortgage isn't an easy process. Get a better understanding of how professionals make the right decisions.
Learning more about gold and its history may help you decide whether it has a place in your portfolio.
Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.
In the world of finance, the effects of the "confidence gap" can be especially apparent.