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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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