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

Jeffrey A. Schwarck

641-236-4764

 
18 Years Worth of Days Bridging the Confidence Gap Tuning Your Social Security Benefit Saving for College 101

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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How Will Working Affect Social Security Benefits?

How Will Working Affect Social Security Benefits?

Knowing the rules may help you decide when to start benefits.

What the New Tax Bill Means for You

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Jane Bond: Decoding Diversification

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Errors and Omissions Insurance

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When to Self-Insure

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Test Your Estate Strategy Knowledge

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Directors and Officers Liability Insurance

Not only can D&O insurance provide financial protection, but it can help improve an organization’s decision-making.

Understanding the Basics of Medigap Policies

Important as it is, Medicare does not cover the full range of health-care expenses you may experience in your golden years.

The Great Debate Continues: Active vs. Passive

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Saving for Retirement

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What Is My Current Net Worth?

Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.

Capital Gains Tax Estimator

Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.

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

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

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Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

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Retirement Plan Distributions

There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.

Keys to Investing for Retirement

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An Inside Look at Retirement Living

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

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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.

Global and International Funds

Investors seeking world investments can choose between global and international funds. What's the difference?

Inflation and Your Portfolio

Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.

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.

The Other Sure Thing

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

Charitable Giving: Smart from the Heart

Do you have causes that you want to support with donations? Here are three tips.

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