Personal & Financial Strategies
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Retirement Planning: Working with a Total Return Approach


Are your retirement assets arranged in a way that will allow you to live the lifestyle you desire? David Cyrs, of Cyrs Wealth Advisors, explains one technique to keep your assets working for you.

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Funding Revocable Living Trusts

Deciding who gets your property when you die is an important step in your estate planning process. Tammy Koester Parks and Ray C. Schenk explain how revocable living trusts offer one option.

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Avoid these Common Retirement Risks

It’s easy to take for granted the sorts of strategic moves that can help you to fully finance a comfortable retirement. David Cyrs, of Cyrs Wealth Management, highlights some common risks, and know how to respond.

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Proven Professionals: A Trusted Partner in Your Success

It takes a lot of partners working toward a common goal to keep your financial aspirations a reality. Meet a few of our region’s trusted experts in the realm of law, finance, investment, insurance and accountancy.

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2019 Guide to Professional Services Providers

When it comes to selecting a financial professional, bank, attorney or insurance company, relationships matter. We’ve found some of the region’s top providers, who pride themselves on building trust.

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Personal & Financial Strategies SMART LIVING WEEKLY
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Smart Living Weekly – March 18, 2020

  ‘Reach for the Stars’ in 18th Year of Success Right in Our Region: When the historic Coronado Performing Arts Center re-opened in 2001 following an $18.5 million restoration made…
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Smart Living Weekly – March 11, 2020

  Feast Your Eyes on St. Joseph’s Altar Right in Our Region: Everyone has the opportunity to indulge in cookies, cakes, pastries and more at St. Bridget Catholic Church on…
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Smart Living Weekly – March 4, 2020

  The Studio Rockford Presents ‘The Music Man’ Right in Our Region: Some musicals hold up really well over time and “The Music Man” is one of them. If you…
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