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Keosauqua, IA 52565

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Jan S. Towne CPA, CFP®, PFS

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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 my website, send me a note regarding any questions you may have about any particular investment concepts or products. We'll get back to you quickly with a thoughtful answer. 

Investment and financial planning services are offered by Jan Towne through her affiliation with Avantax.

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Estate management can help ensure that your assets are transferred according to your wishes while managing tax issues.

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To Catch a Thief

Having your identity stolen may result in financial loss plus the cost of trying to restore your good name.

Required Reading: The Economic Report of the President

The Economic Report of the President can help identify the forces driving — or dragging — the economy.

Why Everyone Needs an Estate Strategy

Do you have an estate strategy? You should.

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Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.

Historical Inflation

This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.

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

How Compound Interest Works

Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.

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Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.

Should I Buy or Lease an Auto?

This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.

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Protecting Those Who Matter Most

The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.

5 Smart Investing Strategies

There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.

Managing Your Lifestyle

Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.

5 Smart Investing Principles

Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.

Your Cash Flow Statement

A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.

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The Wild West of Data Theft

Learn about cyber liability insurance in this entertaining video.

Behavioral Finance

An amusing and whimsical look at behavioral finance best practices for investors.

Inflation and Your Portfolio

Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.

Should You Invest in Exchange Traded Funds?

There are hundreds of ETFs available. Should you invest in them?

Forecast

The market is as unpredictable as the weather. We’d love to help you prepare.

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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