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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 uncertainties we face in retirement can erode our sense of confidence.

Social Security: Five Facts You Need to Know

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Here are five facts about Social Security that are important to keep in mind.

 

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The History of Currency

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

Saving for Retirement

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

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

Potential Income from an IRA

Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.

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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.

5 Smart Investing Strategies

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

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.

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Extended Care: A Patchwork of Possibilities

What is your plan for health care during retirement?

The Cycle of Investing

Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.

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.

Stay Safe with a B.O.P. At Your Back

Learn about the advantages of Business Owner Policies with this highly educational and fun animated video.

How to Retire Early

Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.

Suddenly Single: 3 Steps to Take Now

Have you found yourself suddenly single? Here are 3 steps to take right now.

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