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.
People may need help with a single issue, possibly insurance or investment related.
Comprehensive Wealth Management Strategy
Oftentimes, a more rigorous approach is necessary…Learn More
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.Learn More
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.Learn More
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.
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.
Managing the Risk of Outliving Your Money
Steps to help you sustain and grow your retirement savings.
The Wild West of Data Theft
Learn about cyber liability insurance in this entertaining video.
Extended Care: A Patchwork of Possibilities
What is your plan for health care during retirement?
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.
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?