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16th Ave & HWY 146 North
PO Box 502
Grinnell, IA 50112

Jeffrey A. Schwarck

641-236-4764

 
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I provide financial services and investment planning to individuals and businesses.

No matter where you are financially, it’s important that you are taking steps to actively address the issues that managing wealth presents. I have found that there are 8 Wealth Management Issues that are most important to my clients and their families. Each of these issues is interrelated and acts like a balancing scale. If you make an adjustment to one issue, it affects the others. It is critical that you have one Advisor who is knowledgeable about your complete financial picture, including your tax situation, so you can be given appropriate advice and recommendations. I will work with you to create an action plan that addresses these issues as you see fit.

Our first priority is helping you take care of yourself and your family. We want to learn more about your personal situation, identify your dreams and goals, and understand your tolerance for risk. Long-term relationships that encourage open and honest communication have been the cornerstone of my foundation of success.

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An Inside Look at Retirement Living

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

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

When Life Insurance Becomes Taxable

When Life Insurance Becomes Taxable

Life insurance proceeds are generally tax-free. But not in all cases.

Social Security: The Elephant in the Room

Social Security: The Elephant in the Room

Some people wonder if Social Security will remain financially sound enough to pay the benefits they are owed.

 

Insurance Needs Assessment: When You're Newly Married

Marriage changes everything, including your insurance needs.

Pickleball in Retirement

Learn about the latest sport to sweep the nation with this informative article.

The Lowdown on Those Free Credit Scores

What’s the deal with your yearly free credit report?

What's My 2022 Tax Bracket?

Knowing your tax bracket can make a large difference in your tax preparations. Check out this handy reference of updated ranges from the IRS in case your designated bracket has changed.

5 Benefits of Working in Retirement

Here are 5 reason why you may consider working through retirement.

Medicare At 65+

65 or older? It may be time to enroll in Medicare. Read to learn if you’re eligible.

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Historical Inflation

This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.

A Look at Systematic Withdrawals

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

Roth 401(k) vs. Traditional 401(k)

This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).

Should I Pay Off Debt or Invest?

This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.

Bi-Weekly Payments

This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.

Capital Gains Tax Estimator

Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.

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Protecting Those Who Matter Most

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

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.

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

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The Rule of 72

Do you know how long it may take for your investments to double in value? The Rule of 72 is a quick way to figure it out.

18 Years’ Worth of Days

The average retirement lasts for 18 years, with many lasting even longer. Will you fill your post-retirement days with purpose?

The Other Sure Thing

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

Investments

You’ve made investments your whole life. Work with us to help make the most of them.

The Real Cost of a Vacation Home

What if instead of buying that vacation home, you invested the money?

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.

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