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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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Physicians, Dentists, CRNAs, Nurses

Physicians, Dentists, CRNAs, Nurses

Medical, nursing, and dental schools prepare young men and women to care for their patients but they don't prepare them to manage financial security for their lifetime. 

We are deeply involved with area schools and programs. We offer the tools and techniques to develop long-term financial strategies specific to this special population. 


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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

Eight Mistakes That Can Upend Your Retirement

Eight Mistakes That Can Upend Your Retirement

There are common mistakes you can avoid when saving for retirement.

Retirement Accounts When You Change Your Job

Retirement Accounts When You Change Your Job

This video discusses issues related to your retirement accounts when you move on from your job.

Insurance Needs Assessment: When You're Newly Married

Insurance Needs Assessment: When You're Newly Married

Marriage changes everything, including your insurance needs.

 

Understanding Marginal Income Tax Brackets

An inside look at how marginal income tax brackets work.

Term vs. Permanent Life Insurance

When considering life insurance, it's important to understand your options.

Fallen Tree Damage—Who Pays?

Your liability for damages that occur when a tree on your property falls on your neighbor’s property is not clear cut.

Understanding the Alternate Valuation Date

Executors can value the estate on the date of death, or on its six-month anniversary —the “Alternate Valuation Date."

A Cheat Sheet for Sending Your Kid to College

Dropping off your son or daughter is loaded with emotions; here are a few tips for a smoother experience.

Managing Money as a Couple

Keys to preparing to grow wealthy together.

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How Compound Interest Works

Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.

What Is My Current Cash Flow?

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

Saving for College

This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.

Tax Freedom Day

Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.

Impact of Taxes and Inflation

Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.

A Look at Systematic Withdrawals

This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.

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Managing Your Lifestyle

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

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.

5 Smart Investing Strategies

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

Your Cash Flow Statement

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

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

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

Investment Strategies for Retirement

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

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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.

Forecast

The market is as unpredictable as the weather. We’d love to help you prepare.

Keeping Up with the Joneses

Lifestyle inflation can be the enemy of wealth building. What could happen if you invested instead of buying more stuff?

The Fed and How It Got That Way

Here is a quick history of the Federal Reserve and an overview of what it does.

The Latte Lie and Other Myths

Check out this video to begin separating fact from fiction.

The Other Sure Thing

Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime. Are you prepared?

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