Rochester Wealth Management Services
Our clients benefit from the depth of experience from our partnership with HK Financial. Together, we look at the total financial picture rather than solely on investments or taxes. We want to know what is important to you and build a tax efficient plan around this.
What is Wealth Management?
Wealth management is a consultative process with our Rochester, MN office experts to address your financial needs and take better control of your wealth accumulation, investments and risk.
Rochester Wealth Management Services
Personal Financial Management
- Retirement Planning
- Estate Planning
- Tax Planning
Investment Consulting & Management
Holistic Approach to your Finances since 1971
We are partnered with HK Financial Services of Dubuque, Iowa, to provide investment advisory services and serve your financial needs in asset management, investment advisory, and financial planning for retirement. HK is a well-respected partner who works with over 90 CPA firms across the country. Like Smith Schafer, they believe in the team approach when it comes to providing services to our clients. To learn more about HK, please visit their website. website.
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Wealth Management Resources
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Our client satisfaction is exceptional, as demonstrated by our 95% satisfaction rate.
Why Clients Choose Us
“We have worked with Smith Schafer for over 45 years. They have been great to work with, from wonderful administrative support, tax staff, and CPAs. They have supported us for years with our financials and mergers/acquisitions. Always there to help!”
- Washburn McReavy Funeral Chapels
“Our service is always exceptional and never have to second guess the answers.”
- EnergyPrint, Inc.
“Smith Schafer has provided second to none service and value to my business and personal accounts for over 30 years. Their expertise and knowledge are unmatched by any other accounting firm I have encountered over all these years.”
“The relationship we have built over the years with the staff at Smith Schafer & Associates is one that can never be replaced. They are quick with helping us figure anything out, always willing to pick up the phone and walk us through any problem we are having. Also they are just all so friendly and kind!”
“I have worked with Jason Boynton for several years. He has consistently provided exceptional service and advice always delivered in a timely, pleasant manner.”
“Smith Schafer always makes everything go smoothly. They were recommended to us by our community bank. We have been using their services for many years for our small business and personal taxes. We always feel well taken care of and that we are receiving the best advice, direction, information and tax preparation."
- The Dog Perk Corporation
“Smith Schafer always provides great information for our business. They are thorough with our accounting and financial planning. We have leaned heavily on them with an interpretation of the PPP Loan and COVID-19 planning. They have been instrumental in our success and are always very knowledgeable and quick to respond to any of our questions."
“Smith Schafer has provided second to none service and value to my business and personal accounts for over 30 years. Their expertise and knowledge are unmatched by any other accounting firm I have encountered over all these years."
“The relationship we have built over the years with the staff at Smith Schafer is one that can never be replaced. They are quick with helping us figure anything out, always willing to pick up the phone and walk us through any problem we are having. Also they are just all so friendly and kind!"
“We love our CPA team at Smith Schafer. They have helped us navigate many personal and business decisions."
“Smith Schafer is very dedicated to their clients and always has their best interests in mind. They are very knowledgeable and thinking ahead to what the clients may be needing in the future. We would highly recommend Smith Schafer to our family and friends."
"Always fast, great service and questions answered. Love the people I work with at Smith Schafer. We've been there so long, it's like working with family."
- MotoProz, Inc.
"Smith Schafer is always responsive and in the know about what is important for me and my business. The team is responsive and professional with all my interactions. Very customer-focused."
- Custom Communication
"The people at Smith Schafer always take great care of me. They are so knowledgeable and provide great advice and support."
- Sound and Media Solutions, Inc.
Advisory account services for an ongoing asset-based fee are offered through HK Financial Services (HKFS), an SEC-Registered Investment Adviser. Brokerage account services for transaction-based fees are offered through ProEquities, Inc., a Registered Broker-Dealer and Member of FINRA and SIPC. HKFS, ProEquities and Smith Schafer are separate legal entities. This content is being provided for information purposes only with the understanding that neither HKFS nor ProEquities is rendering tax, legal or accounting advice. Please consult with your CPA or other appropriate advisors on all matters pertaining to legal, accounting or tax obligations or requirements.