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.
The Facts About Income Tax
Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.
How to Appeal Your Property Taxes
For homeowners who think their property taxes are too high, there are ways to appeal.
Some people may want a more advanced gifting strategy that can maximize their gift and generate potential tax benefits.
Preparing for the eventual distribution of your assets may not sound enticing. But a will puts the power in your hands.
A look inside the U.S. government's statistics on household net worth.
The tax rules governing profits you realize from the sale of your home have changed in recent years.
Drinking may be a “rite of passage” for teens, but when it occurs in your home you may be held responsible for their actions.
This checklist can give you a quick snapshot of how prepared you are.
Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
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.
Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.
Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.
Can successful investors predict changes in the markets? Some can but others miss the market’s signals.
Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.
Here’s a crash course on saving for college.
Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?