Understanding Today’s Financial Environment
Welcome, I’m Don Skadow, CLU®, ChFC®, a Financial Advisor in Rockford, IL. I understand that individuals face unique challenges as they prepare for retirement. I can help take the mystery out of preparing for today and tomorrow. Whether you are investing for retirement, college savings or estate planning, our personalized service focuses your needs, wants, and financial goals and objectives.
I can help you address your needs of today and for many years to come. I look forward to working with you through all stages of your life, please feel free to call (815) 394-3902.
Your Personal Recovery
As the economy gathers momentum, many are waiting for their personal finances to gather momentum, too.
Strategies For Managing Student Loan Debt
Five strategies for managing your student debt.
Insuring Your Second Home
There are unique risks of owning a second home and obtaining the proper coverage may protect you from financial risk.
Do your insurance needs stay the same when the nest empties?
Among stock-market investors there’s long been a debate between those who favor value and those who favor growth.
Investors who put off important investment decisions may face potential consequence to their future financial security.
There have been a number of changes to Social Security that may affect you, especially if you are nearing retirement.
It's important to make sure your retirement strategy anticipates health-care expenses.
Couples may be able to head off many of the problems in a marriage that money can cause.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.
This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Selecting a mortgage isn't an easy process. Get a better understanding of how professionals make the right decisions.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, infiltrating the world of bonds.
It’s never a bad time to speak with your financial advisor about changes in your situation.
What are your options for investing in emerging markets?
Three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.
A visit to the hospital can be painful, for both your body and your wallet. Don’t let it be more painful than it has to be.