VERUS (Latin) \vār-us\ true, right, genuine
We seek to build genuine long-term relationships with clients, truly listen to their needs, and put them on the right path toward their goals.
We are a comprehensive investment management firm serving hard-working individuals and families in the Fox Valley region of Wisconsin. Our approach is based on a rigorous process that covers your complete financial picture, simplifies the complex, and provides you with a clear, actionable roadmap to your ideal future. By taking care of the details, we help you organize your financial life and get back to what’s truly important.
Making Sense of U.S. Household Net Worth
A look inside the U.S. government's statistics on household net worth.
The Cost of Procrastination
Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.
Weighing the Benefits of Prepaid Debit Cards
It's important to understand the pros and cons when considering a prepaid debit card.
The chances of an IRS audit aren't that high. And being audited does not necessarily imply that the IRS suspects wrongdoing.
Probate can be a completely public process, or it can be managed to include as little information as possible.
Here are some examples of deductions from the IRS that were permitted and some that were, uh, too creative.
You make decisions for your portfolio, but how much do you really know about the products you buy? Try this quiz
Don’t overlook the need for renter’s insurance if you rent your home.
The tax rules that govern donating art are complex and confusing. Take a closer look.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
Women must be ready to spend, on average, more years in retirement than men.
What is your plan for health care during retirement?
Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.
Do you know how long it may take for your investments to double in value? The Rule of 72 is a quick way to figure it out.
There are a few things to consider when buying or leasing your next vehicle.
The market is as unpredictable as the weather. We’d love to help you prepare.