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
Four Steps to Valuing an Estate
Determining the value of your estate, or for someone who has passed away, can be a complex undertaking.
What the New Tax Bill Means for You
What does the Tax Reform and Jobs Act mean for you?
Understanding Marginal Income Tax Brackets
An inside look at how marginal income tax brackets work.
90% of small businesses in the U.S. don't protect their data from cyber attacks. Is your business at risk?
Preparing for college means setting goals, staying focused, and tackling a few key milestones along the way.
Getting the instruments of your retirement to work in concert may go far in realizing the retirement you imagine.
The wise use of credit is a critical skill. These 10 questions will help you assess your skill level.
If you have a traditional IRA, you may have the opportunity to extend its tax-deferred status across multiple generations.
Are you a thrill seeker, or content to relax in the backyard? Use this flowchart to find out more about your risk tolerance.
This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.
This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.
This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.
This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.
Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
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.
Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime. Are you prepared?
When should you take your Social Security benefit?
In life it often happens that the answers to our most pressing questions are right in our own backyards.
With alternative investments, it’s critical to sort through the complexity.
Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.
Here’s a crash course on saving for college.