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Choosing an Advisor

Choosing an Advisor

Choosing an advisor … a tough decision? Or an easy decision? The vast majority of farm estate plans that I see are the result of many different advisors providing input on an estate or financial plan over a course of time. There’s usually an attorney involved at some...

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I’m Sorry, Will You Forgive Me?

I’m Sorry, Will You Forgive Me?

One of the rules around my own family deals with the obvious. That “obvious” is that at some point, we will all make mistakes. As humans, we have the tendency to throw down the judgment card on other people. We would like to judge that others are worse than us, or...

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Are Your Brackets Filled Out?

Are Your Brackets Filled Out?

I really enjoy March. First of all, it’s great to get rid of a bunch of snow. That alone makes a person feel better! But the best thing for college basketball fans like myself, is that this month brings March Madness. I don’t know about you, but I love filling out my...

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A Deal is a Deal

A Deal is a Deal

Think back to your 2019 grain sales. Did you sell some corn for $3.70 a bushel? Were you happy with that price when corn went up to $4.25 a bushel? What would happen if, after you sold the corn for $3.70, you asked the elevator to pay you $4.25 six months later when...

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How Much Are You Entitled To?

How Much Are You Entitled To?

As parents, we strive to make life better for our kids. It’s almost an expected responsibility. Yet, practically every adult has at some point looked at the next generation and thought, “Wow, are they spoiled! They have no idea how easy they have it!” We want a better...

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Is it Time For One Last Spanking?

Is it Time For One Last Spanking?

Most parents we work with really do love their children. However, sometimes parents are faced with an interesting dilemma. Should we loan our children money, or shouldn’t we? I could probably stop this blog right here and listen to some of your opinions on that...

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Farm Succession Planning Starts Here

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