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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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The ABCs of Zero Coupon Bonds

Understanding some basic concepts may help you assess whether zero-coupon bonds have a place in your portfolio.

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Once Upon a Goal

Do you know how to set up your financial goals for success? This knight does.

“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.

 

What Is an Annuity?

Annuities are versatile tools that can help you save for retirement and generate income in retirement.

Does Your Child Need to File an Income Tax Return?

When your child has income, there’s a good chance that he or she will need to report it and pay taxes.

Errors and Omissions Insurance

E&O insurance is specifically designed to protect you, or your company, from the risk of a client’s dissatisfaction.

Red Flags for Tax Auditors

Here are six flags that may make your tax return prime for an IRS audit.

Money Draining Food Myths

These food myths will really put a drain on your wallet.

Three Key Questions to Answer Before Taking Social Security

When to start? Should I continue to work? How can I maximize my benefit?

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Capital Gains Tax Estimator

Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.

Saving for Retirement

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

Estimate Your RMD

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

What Is My Risk Tolerance?

This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.

Should I Buy or Lease an Auto?

This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.

Potential Income from an IRA

Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.

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Managing Your Lifestyle

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

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

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

5 Smart Investing Strategies

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

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

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

Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

Your Cash Flow Statement

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

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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.

Emerging Market Opportunities

What are your options for investing in emerging markets?

Should You Ever Retire?

A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.

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.

Retirement Redefined

Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.

The Long Run: Women and Retirement

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

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