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Financial Insights

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Head Back to School with a 529 Plan

Saving for your family’s education doesn’t need to be complicated, thanks to 529 Plans. Here’s how they can fit into your financial planning picture.

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5 Hallmarks of a Great Wealth Manager

We believe great wealth managers distinguish themselves in five specific ways. Here's what you should know before you search for a new financial partner.

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Do I Have Enough Life Insurance?

Life insurance is a key piece of your financial life plan, but it can also be confusing and intimidating. Let’s talk about making sure you have the right coverage.

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4 Prep Tips for Your First Financial Meeting

Don’t let inertia or fear keep you from making a positive change for your financial future. Here are ideas for how to prep for our first meeting and make the transition easier.

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Tax Notes for 2022 (and Beyond) You Should Know

There's a lot of tax change happening here in Iowa and at the federal level. We detail some of the biggest changes you'll need to know, now and in the years ahead.

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What is a Life Well-Lived?

Cedar Point Capital Partners’ David Ernst offers up thoughts on what makes for a “life well-lived,” and how it ties into financial and human capital planning.

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