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
What Do Your Taxes Pay For?
Here's a breakdown of how the federal government spends your tax money.
Problems with Probate
Probate can be a completely public process, or it can be managed to include as little information as possible.
Four Really Good Reasons to Invest
There are four very good reasons to start investing. Do you know what they are?
Preparing for the eventual distribution of your assets may not sound enticing. But a will puts the power in your hands.
Understanding the value of a home warranty.
The tax rules governing profits you realize from the sale of your home have changed in recent years.
Estate tax exemptions rules appear to be stabilizing, prompting many to reconsider conventional estate strategies.
Emotional biases can adversely impact financial decision making. Here’s a few to be mindful of.
Universal life insurance is permanent insurance with a flexible premium. Here's how it works.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.
This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.
Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.
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.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
Here is a quick history of the Federal Reserve and an overview of what it does.
Selecting a mortgage isn't an easy process. Get a better understanding of how professionals make the right decisions.
Have you found yourself suddenly single? Here are 3 steps to take right now.
When markets shift, experienced investors stick to their strategy.
Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.
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