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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

 

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Choosing a Business Structure

Choosing a Business Structure

Entrepreneurs all face the same question, “Which business structure should I adopt?”

When Special Care Is Needed: The Special Needs Trust

When Special Care Is Needed: The Special Needs Trust

A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.

“Dirty Dozen” Tax Scams to Watch For

“Dirty Dozen” Tax Scams to Watch For

Every year the IRS releases its list of tax scams, spotlighting some ways that people try to separate you from your money.

 

Top New Digital Tools for Small Businesses

Apps that help small business owners better manage and grow their business.

Universal Life Insurance

Universal life insurance is permanent insurance with a flexible premium. Here's how it works.

The Best Apps in Travel

Technology tips to make your next trip even better.

Assess Life Insurance Needs

How to help determine life insurance needs to provide for your family after you pass away.

What the New Tax Bill Means for You

What does the Tax Reform and Jobs Act mean for you?

Investing with Your Heart

For some, the social impact of investing is just as important as the return, perhaps more important.

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Home Mortgage Deduction

Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.

What Is My Current Cash Flow?

Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.

Estimate Your RMD

Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.

Inflation & Retirement

Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.

Lifetime of Earnings

Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.

Doubling Your Money

This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.

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An Inside Look at Retirement Living

A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

Managing Your Lifestyle

Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.

Your Cash Flow Statement

A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.

Investment Strategies for Retirement

Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.

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What Our Kids Can Teach us About Saving Money

Would you guess that Millennials are effectively saving for retirement? Well, they are.

Charitable Giving: Smart from the Heart

Do you have causes that you want to support with donations? Here are three tips.

The Power of Compound Interest

Learn how to harness the power of compound interest for your investments.

Should You Tap Retirement Savings to Fund College?

There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.

Acres of Diamonds

In life it often happens that the answers to our most pressing questions are right in our own backyards.

Retirement Redefined

Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.

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