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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

Traditional vs. Roth IRA

Traditional vs. Roth IRA

One or the other? Perhaps both traditional and Roth IRAs can play a part in your retirement plans.

How Stocks Work

How Stocks Work

Understanding how a stock works is key to understanding your investments.

6 Strategies to Help You Prepare for Living on Retirement

6 Strategies to Help You Prepare for Living on Retirement

Explore financial strategies that may help you prepare for living on a fixed budget during retirement on My Retirement Walk.

 

3 Ways Charitable Giving Can Benefit Your Business

More and more companies are choosing to donate to charities through volunteering their time, resources, or both.

Planning Your Legacy

Legacy or estate planning is part of good retirement planning. Here are a few things to consider when working on your plan.

Social Security: Five Facts You Need to Know

Here are five facts about Social Security that are important to keep in mind.

Infographic: Top Tip for Tipping

Do you really have to tip 25% on a $5 coffee? What about your ride-share driver? Learn from the experts.

Top Tips for Talking to Your Adult Children About Insurance

Just because your millennial child is living on their own or perhaps even raising children of their own, that doesn’t mean important parent-child conversations should stop.

Retirement Income and the Traditional Portfolio

Experiencing negative returns early in retirement can potentially undermine the sustainability of your assets.

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Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

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Charitable Giving: Smart from the Heart

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

Video: The Independence of Financial and Emotional

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

Where Is the Market Headed?

We all know the stock market can be unpredictable. We all want to know, “What’s next for the financial markets?”

Emerging Market Opportunities

What are your options for investing in emerging markets?

A New Way to Look at Your Bucket List

Bucket lists don’t have to be for tomorrow.

Student Loan Protection

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

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