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
Insurance Needs Assessment: When You're Newly Married
Marriage changes everything, including your insurance needs.
Donating Art: Taxation Abstraction
The tax rules that govern donating art are complex and confusing. Take a closer look.
What If You Get Audited?
The chances of an IRS audit aren't that high. And being audited does not necessarily imply that the IRS suspects wrongdoing.
Executors can value the estate on the date of death, or on its six-month anniversary —the “Alternate Valuation Date."
The recent market drop is an important reminder of why it's important to take a long-term view.
Over time, different investments' performances can shift a portfolio’s intent and risk profile. Rebalancing may be critical.
When you take the time to learn more about how it works, you may be able to put the tax code to work for you.
Can you keep up with your children’s mobile slang?
The item most homeowners forget on their home improvement project checklist is insurance.
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.
This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
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.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
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.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
Would you guess that Millennials are effectively saving for retirement? Well, they are.
When do you need a will? The answer is easy: Right Now.
A bucket plan can help you be better prepared for a comfortable retirement.
What are your options for investing in emerging markets?
That big list of dreams and goals isn't the only way to look at your bucket list.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, uncovering the mystery of bond laddering.