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
Understanding Marginal Income Tax Brackets
An inside look at how marginal income tax brackets work.
Do You Owe The AMT?
If you want to avoid potential surprises at tax time, it may make sense to know where you stand when it comes to the AMT.
A Living Trust Primer
Living trusts are popular, but their appropriateness will depend upon your individual needs and objectives.
Regardless of how you approach retirement, there are some things about it that might surprise you.
Gun owners need to make sure that their homeowners policy covers the full value of their firearm(s) as personal liability.
Among stock-market investors there’s long been a debate between those who favor value and those who favor growth.
It may help your business be better prepared in the event of the death of a principal or key employee.
There are things about Social Security that might surprise you.
How to help determine life insurance needs to provide for your family after you pass away.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.
Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.
This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.
Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
How does your ideal retirement differ from reality, and what can we do to better align the two?
Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime. Are you prepared?
Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.
The decision whether to buy or rent a home may have long-term implications.
There are hundreds of ETFs available. Should you invest in them?
A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate