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Michael Hartwig, Ph.D.

(515) 971-5786

 
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Your Financial Future

Today’s economic environment presents many challenges. But along with these challenges comes opportunities and potential rewards for those who can identify long-term trends.

Whether you’re facing retirement—or looking to better understand certain investment ideas—we can help you address your most pressing money questions.

Our first priority is your overall financial success. 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.

Our site is filled with educational videos, articles, presentations, and calculators designed to help you learn more about the world of personal finance. As you search our website, send me a note regarding any questions you may have about any particular investment concepts or products. I willl get back to you quickly with a thoughtful answer.

Helpful Content

Business Boosters: Holding on to Talent

Business Boosters: Holding on to Talent

No matter what business you’re in, once you start hiring employees, you get into the people business.

Pay it Forward: Financial Wellness for Employees

Pay it Forward: Financial Wellness for Employees

Are your employees experiencing financial stress? To answer this question, companies are increasingly offering financial wellness training to employees.

The 12 Steps to Living Confidently: Define Your Life Goals

The 12 Steps to Living Confidently: Define Your Life Goals

It’s that time again. Time for a do-over. For those who seize the spirit of change, there’s a “new you” ahead.

 

Insurance Needs of Small Business Owners

The dreams of small business owners and the business plans that outline the strategy to fulfill those dreams rarely include the insurance protections that business owners will need. Yet, having adequate protection can...

Disability and Your Finances

In the event of an unforeseen accident or illness, disability insurance may be a good way to protect your income and savings.

Financial Aid for Students 101

Help your college-bound child explore scholarships, grants, and more with this article on paying for higher education.

Financial Fixes: 5 Tips for Handling Inheritance

Remember that family reunion you wanted to forget?

Your Paycheck and You: A Love Story

Are you showing your paycheck the love it deserves?

Infographic: The Whole Story of Dividends

The whole story of dividends

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How Much Home Can I Afford?

With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.

Saving for Retirement

This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.

Roth 401(k) vs. Traditional 401(k)

This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).

Bi-Weekly Payments

This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.

What Is My Current Cash Flow?

Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.

Comparing Mortgage Terms

Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.

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Principles of Preserving Wealth

How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.

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Once Upon a Goal

Do you know how to set up your financial goals for success? This knight does.

Student Loan Protection

Learn why protecting your student loan payments is an important aspect of your income protection strategy.

Video: The Independence of Financial and Emotional

Greater financial and emotional confidence brings greater independence. Isn’t that what it’s all about?

Exit Strategies of the Rich and Famous

Estate conservation is too important to put off. Do you have a smart exit strategy?

Charitable Giving: Smart from the Heart

Do you have causes that you want to support with donations?

Estate Management 101

A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate.

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