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
Trends in Charitable Giving
Some people may want a more advanced gifting strategy that can maximize their gift and generate potential tax benefits.
Why You Need an Estate Strategy
Do you have an estate strategy? You should.
A Taxing Story: Capital Gains and Losses
Understanding how capital gains are taxed may help you refine your investment strategies.
Estate management can help ensure that your assets are transferred according to your wishes while managing tax issues.
Pundits go on and on about how “terrible” or “wonderful” annuities are, but they never talk about whether annuities are right
What can be learned from the savings rate?
The wise use of credit is a critical skill. These 10 questions will help you assess your skill level.
Beware of these traps that could upend your retirement.
Marriage changes everything, including your insurance needs.
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.
Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.
This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.
This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?
That big list of dreams and goals isn't the only way to look at your bucket list.
Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.
Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime. Are you prepared?
The decision whether to buy or rent a home may have long-term implications.
When should you take your Social Security benefit?