Financial Services


We are here to help individuals, families and business owners organize their finances and have a well-thought out plan for the future. We assist in planning for your retirement and keeping your family safe with proper protection from life’s ups and downs. We provide professional, top-notch service by meeting with you occasionally and adjusting your plan as necessary. We also have a network of attorneys and CPAs to whom we can refer you if necessary.

Come check us out and see if we are a fit for your situation.  Call or click to find a time to meet us.  Remember, the first meeting is always at our expense.  No one cares more about your financial well-being than you do- we would like to partner with you in your journey.

Baer Financial Services Process

Areas of Financial Planning

Six Areas of Financial Planning

It’s not what we know; it’s what we do with what we know.

Financial Position

  • Know you current net worth

  • Track your current income and expenses

  • Manage debt

  • Project your future net worth, income and expenses

Risk Management

  • Insurance Review

  • Provide for survivors in case of premature death

  • Replace earnings power if disabled

  • Protect your ability to meet your accumulation and education goals

  • Guard against unforeseen liabilities

Investment Planning

  • Create and maintain an adequate cash reserve

  • Provide for education expenses

  • Purchase a home or vacation home

  • Review your investment portfolio

  • Determine asset allocation and diversification

Tax Management

  • Minimize federal and state income taxes

  • Project future income tax liabilities

  • Develop long term tax planning strategies

Retirement Planning

  • Retirement Income Planning

  • Ensure adequate retirement income

  • Project the impact of an early retirement

  • Utilize strategies for pensions and other qualified plans

Estate Planning

  • Determine exposure of estate and inheritance taxes

  • Outline appropriate estate planning vehicles

  • Take care of loved ones

  • Review potential tax benefits related to estate planning

Tim Schiefelbein, CFP®


Certified Financial Planner
William Mowbray, ChFC®


Chartered Financial Consultant

Baer Process


Build and Maintain Relationships
Analyze and Assess the Current Situation
Execute a Plan
Review Periodically

Baer Financial Services Process

“Anytime I want to make a change or achieve anything in my life, I write it down, along with my plan to accomplish the goal and when I will achieve it.”
– Shad Helmstetter

Services Menu & Fees


Advisory Asset Management Fees%
Above $5,000,0000.75
$1,750,000 - $4,999,9991
$750,000 - $1,749,9991.1
$250,000 - $749,9991.2
Less than $250,0001.3

Financial Planning ServicesFees
Standard Financial Plan$1,500
Re-visited Financial PlanFee varies by complexity
Additional Planning Needs$150 hourly fee

Financial Planning ServicesAsset Management Services
Comprehensive financial planningInitial risk assessment
Estate planningEstablishment of goals
Discovery and goal definition meetingInvestment management strategies
Collaboration w/ other professionalsDue diligence and research
Insurance planningScreening of investment funds
College planningScreening of money managers
Advice on assets not managedOn-going consulting
Cash flow managementBack-office support
Income distribution planningPortfolio re-balancing
Tax planningPeriodic risk reviews
Legacy planningPerformance reviews
Long term care planningAccount consolidation
Social security planningRetirement planning

Financial Services Team

Licensed in the following states: WI, IL, CA, GA, MN, OR, SC, MI

Securities offered through Securities America Inc., member FINRA ( / SIPC ( Advisory services offered through Securities America Advisors, Inc. Baer Insurance Services, Inc. and Securities America are separate companies. Investment related emails must be sent to the Securities America email address.

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