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Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017

Posted on Mar 21, 2018 in Freedom

With the recent passage last year of the new federal tax law (Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017) we thought it would be useful to provide you with a couple links to articles and websites that we feel do a good job of summarizing some of the key components of the new law.   https://waysandmeans.house.gov/taxreform   2017 Tax Reform A review and analysis of key highlights from the Advanced Consulting Group of Nationwide®   http://www.thepresleygroup.net/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/2017-Tax-Reform.pdf   6 things investors need to know about the new tax plan  ...

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Volunteerism and Mentorship

Posted on Sep 30, 2015 in Freedom

When we talk about having freedom in our lives, we believe this includes having the freedom in our schedules to give our time, talents and resources, to the people, projects and organizations we care about. Dave, has taken on the role of mentoring a young man through Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Central Illinois. According to BBBS, only one out of ten new volunteers that enroll as a “Big” is male, while the majority of children applying to be partnered with a mentor are boys being raised by a single female parent. These youngsters are ready and waiting for a man to step into this role. Being a big brother requires no special skills – just a desire to make a difference. Call Dave to more about BBBS mentorship or visit...

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Our clients are on the move!

Posted on Jun 22, 2015 in Freedom

Over the past year, we have been thrilled to have many clients make transitions to new homes across the country. While moving sometimes takes clients farther away from us, we are excited for them to start this new phase of their lives. We have every confidence that we will find ways to continue to work effectively together. That is what we are here for—to help you walk through big decisions. We are always only a phone call away. And for those of you that are staying put, just another reminder that now is the ideal time to think about refinancing your mortgage if you haven’t already done so in the past few years. Take advantage of this historic opportunity to lock in low long-term rates.  Call us at (815) 842-4393 if you want to...

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Client’s Mission Trip to Ghana

Posted on Oct 28, 2014 in Freedom

One of Darrell’s clients, Lynn Schertz, participated with his church on a mission trip to Ghana earlier this year. Here is a small excerpt from Lynn’s mission report: “Myself, our senior pastor and children’s pastor hosted a Christian worker’s conference attended by about 100 people.  We distributed 30 study Bibles as well as other Bibles and literature, gave seminars, and our pastor led 2 revival services attended by over 200 people each night from the small village where the conference was held.  We also took 250 pairs of reading glasses with us as many of the people have poor vision due to poor nutrition. We made many new friends and hope to continue our relationship with these people in Ghana.”  If you are on Facebook, you can go to www.facebook.com/twopenniesministry to see the latest video of the latest trip, journey five or more information can be found at...

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Volunteering at the Humane Society

Posted on Jun 4, 2014 in Freedom

Dave’s family recently started volunteering at the Humane Society of Illinois this year. It has been a great experience! If you want to know more about how you can get involved, visit The Humane Society of Illinois and see what volunteer opportunities are...

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