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Your Purpose. Our Passion.

Thank you for coming! It’s good to have you stop by. While our look has changed a bit, what you’ve come to expect from us has not: strong values and creative solutions that you’ve grown comfortable with since our founding in 1957 by the widely respected, trusted, and beloved Don and Nadine Schreck.

Our Mission, Values, and Beliefs

Our mission is to provide innovative solutions to those we have the privilege to serve throughout their lives and the lives of their heirs.

Built on a Midwestern value of working hard, our team of advisors, financial professionals, and staff strives to always do the right thing: to build deep, meaningful relationships with clients only recommending what we’d do for ourselves, all the while delivering hands on, old fashioned customer service.

As an independent firm, we’re focused on utilizing the most innovative products and services. We’re passionate about using those tools to craft comprehensive and custom solutions to our clients' very personal issues. Our aim is to have those we work with experience what it means to efficiently accumulate, protect, and eventually distribute their wealth in a tax efficient manner.

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Our Process

Basic Recommendations

People may need help with a single issue, possibly insurance or investment related.

Comprehensive Wealth Management Strategy

Oftentimes, a more rigorous approach is necessary…

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Physicians, CRNAs, and Other Medical Professionals

These professionals are the backbone of the healthcare community.

We have helped them protect their income and grow their wealth for decades.

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People Near and in Retirement

These people look to us to transform their retirement assets into a clear retirement income strategy.

When people turn 65, we bring them clarity to the confusion of figuring out the right healthcare related options.

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High Net-Worth Investors

High Net-Worth Investors

These dynamic people come to us to help them keep more of what they make through tax efficient growth and wealth transfer strategies.

They gain access to institutional level, private wealth management solutions, and alternative investment options.

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Multi-Generational Farm Families

Multi-Generational Farm Families

These tremendous people are the salt of the earth, literally feeding the world.

We help them ensure that the family farms stay intact across generations, all while striving to promote lasting family harmony for all.

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Business Owners and Entrepreneurs

Business Owners and Entrepreneurs

This inspiring group of tough minded, independent thinkers benefit from our perspective in identifying risks and devising methods to manage it.

Often times we’re able to help them grow their wealth outside their enterprise as efficiently as possible.

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Helpful Content

Qualifying For Medicare Under Age 65

Qualifying For Medicare Under Age 65

You might qualify for Medicare if you’re under 65-years-old. This article will explain the conditions where you may qualify for Medicare early.

To Buy or Not to Buy

To Buy or Not to Buy

The decision whether to buy or rent a home may have long-term implications.

Extended Care: A Patchwork of Possibilities

Extended Care: A Patchwork of Possibilities

What is your plan for health care during retirement?

 

Donating Art: Taxation Abstraction

The tax rules that govern donating art are complex and confusing. Take a closer look.

Four Great, Unexpected Places to Raise a Family

Here are 4 great, and sometimes unexpected, places to raise a family.

You Would Rather Be...

Are you a thrill seeker, or content to relax in the backyard? Use this flowchart to find out more about your risk tolerance.

Protecting Your Home Against Flood Loss

Protect yourself against the damage that your homeowners policy doesn’t cover.

The Cost of Medical Care

Learn about the risks of not having health insurance in this informative article.

Understanding Homeowner’s Insurance

Purchasing homeowners insurance is critical for protecting your home.

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Disability Income

This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.

Federal Income Tax

Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.

Estimate Your RMD

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

Saving for Retirement

This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.

Home Mortgage Deduction

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

Capital Gains Tax Estimator

Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.

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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.

5 Smart Investing Strategies

There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives

5 Smart Investing Principles

Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

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

Principles of Preserving Wealth

How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.

Managing Your Lifestyle

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

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The Long Run: Women and Retirement

For women, retirement strategy is a long race. It’s helpful to know the route.

The Business Cycle

How will you weather the ups and downs of the business cycle?

It May Be Time for a Financial Checkup

It’s never a bad time to speak with your financial professional about changes in your situation.

Your DNA Test

If your family relies on your income, it’s critical to know what their needs would be in the event of your death.

Retiring in a Post-Pandemic World

Imagine your ideal post-pandemic retirement with this animated video.

Consider These 3 Things Before Driving Off the Lot

There are a few things to consider when buying or leasing your next vehicle.

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