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.
What is Wealth Management?
Holistic Approach to your Finances
Guidance. Planning. Strategies. Focused on your success.
For some, the unknown path of investments, retirement and taxes can be overwhelming and unclear. We can help guide you through the entire planning process to ensure a smoother ride.
In addition to our core financial and tax services, we provide wealth management services to our clients through our strategic partner, HK Financial Services. We connect tax planning, estate planning,
- What is important to you?
- What planning have you done?
- What are your goals?
- Review current investments
- Understand tax situation
- Evaluate retirement progress
- Assets and liabilities
- Estate plan protection
- Review insurance planning
Develop a Plan
Teamapproach with HK & Smith Schafer
- Investment management
- Retirement income needs
- Understanding cash flow
- Risk mitigation
focus on tax efficiencies
- In-depth review of taxes
- Work with Smith Schafer on current tax liability
- Understand tax law changes
- Tax efficient investment options
- Tax savings opportunities
- Strategies for business owners
- Life insurance
- Long-term care
- Personal property and liability
- Business continuation
- Review goals
- Has anything changed?
- Investment review. Are you on track?
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.
Interested in connecting with one of our financial advisors about our wealth management services?
Wealth Management Resources
Reading Time: 4 minutes Succession is inevitable in a business. When the time comes to start thinking about retiring and/or transferring ownership, it is essential to understand common issues related to the process.
Reading Time: 2 minutes On December 20, 2019 the president signed the SECURE Act. This act primarily relates to retirement plans and other employee benefit plans.
Reading Time: 3 minutes As the end of the year approaches, we want to remind you of various payroll and Form 1099 related changes, as well as other items to consider when processing your year-end forms.
Our client satisfaction is exceptional, as demonstrated by our 95% satisfaction rate.
Why Clients Choose Us
“Have enjoyed good service for over 30 years.”
- R & W Fleming Corporation
“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 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."
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.