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An Interview with David Strege

by Julie Summa, Director of Marketing & Communications | May 16, 2022

An in-depth personal interview was conducted with Syverson Strege Cofounder David Strege. Learn about the most challenging and most rewarding moments in his Syverson Strege history along with other interesting things about his life.

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Market Update: May 4, 2022

by Jason Gunkel, CFP®, CFA, CAP®, Chief Investment Officer | May 4, 2022

As investors open their April statements, they might be disappointed to see another month of losses. Coping with market drops can be stressful, but long-term investors are typically rewarded by sticking with their investment plan.

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How a 25-year Anniversary Celebrates Integrity and Servant Leadership

by Kara Knaack, Marketing & Communcations Coordinator | April 22, 2022

Nearly 80 families have been with Syverson Strege for the entire 25 years, and they currently serve over 500 valued clients. Now that's something to celebrate! Happy 25th anniversary to Syverson Strege!

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Will the Social Security Can Get Stomped?

by David Strege, CFP®, CFA, CKA®, Senior Financial Planner | April 22, 2022

Many articles have been written about the Social Security shortage "can" getting kicked down the road. The question is, "Will this 'can' get smashed instead of being kicked along further?"

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Sell or Hold? The Dilemma with my 1986 Michael Jordan Rookie Card

by Lance Gunkel, CFP®, CFA, Managing Director | March 24, 2022

In the past two years collectible cards, especially the Jordan rookie, have escalated in value. There are days I'm tempted to sell it, but I haven't done so yet. In the end, I know I'll hold onto the Jordan for a long time, as I will with all my common cards. They serve as good reminders that they are each valuable in their own way and, together, they're priceless to me.

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Why Most Farmers Need a Financial Planner

by Matt Roberts, MFM, CFP®, CAP®, Planning Officer | March 24, 2022

The benefits of having a financial plan in place are numerous, but perhaps the most important benefit is that it can help the next generation understand and be confident of their path to operating and owning the farm in the future.

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Special Ukraine Edition - Market Update: March 4, 2022

by Jason Gunkel, CFP®, CFA, CAP®, Chief Investment Officer | March 4, 2022

Chief Investment Officer, Jason Gunkel gives a market update on global financial markets as it pertains to the Russian-Ukraine conflict, consumer spending, and the effects of economic sanctions on Russia.

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What Joe Namath Knows About Medicare

by Janis Van Ahn, Owner and Advisor of Health Insurance Advisor | February 25, 2022

Let's review the parts of Medicare and the types of coverage available along with enrollment deadlines.

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How to Be the Engineer of Your Own Financial Train

by David Strege, CFP®, CFA, CKA®, Senior Financial Planner | February 18, 2022

As the engineer, you are in charge of plotting your financial destination. But more than that, you are also responsible for your train and its fuel, the people you take with you, and the things you'll need to reach your destination.

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Market Update: February 2, 2022

by Jason Gunkel, CFP®, CFA, CAP®, Chief Investment Officer | February 2, 2022

Chief Investment Officer, Jason Gunkel gives a market update on recent stock market trends, rising inflation, unemployment rates and much more in his latest market update article.