Navigating Risk: A Conversation with retired four-star General Stan McChrystal.

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Navigating Risk: A Conversation with retired four-star General Stan McChrystal.

Navigating Risk: A Conversation with retired four-star General Stan McChrystal.

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The Lassek & Schubert Group

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Wealth Management

Life has many events and unexpected turning points that we need to plan for. At The Lassek & Schubert Group, our goal is to be the first call you make for all of life’s milestones, triumphs, and transitions. We are committed to developing lifelong, multigenerational relationships that evolve with you and your family to help you manage, preserve, and transition your wealth for future generations.
Welcome

The Lassek & Schubert Group is a multi-disciplinary wealth management team with more than 100 years of combined financial services experience. Longtime Omaha residents, we are privileged to help our clients, who are an extension of our family, friends, and neighbors with all of their wealth management needs. They are busy and successful people, and we pledge to remain a constant in their lives.

Diverse in age and experience, every member of our family-styled team is committed to the same set of values and principles, along with a disciplined process designed to better organize your financial life, help you preserve your wealth, and pursue your financial goals. It is this foundation that offers us a unique collective insight into the history and future outlook of wealth management and helps us meet a variety of financial needs that may occur during the various stages of your life and the lives of your children and grandchildren.

We relish the opportunity to apply our knowledge and skills, harnessing the extensive resources of Merrill and the banking convenience of Bank of America to help advance your goals, streamline financial management, and intensify the beneficial outcomes of wealth for successive generations. We foster a boutique-style environment that prioritizes warmth and individualization yet offers the resources and capabilities of a global financial firm.

Our goal is to offer you straightforward answers and uncomplicated strategies that lead to smarter, more informed decisions. No matter what your priorities are, we combine actionable planning and objective advice to help you turn your goals into reality.

Philosophy

No two people are alike. Consequently, there is no single wealth management approach that is appropriate for everyone. What matters most to us is what matters most to you. Once we get to know you, your priorities, your goals, risk tolerance, time horizons, liquidity needs and what you want to accomplish over time, only then can we help you position yourself to identify and address financial challenges and potential opportunities. To that end, we will thoughtfully employ our experience and resources to help guide you as you pursue your goals.

How we help clients

Clients at various stages in their lives count on us to help them find ways to pursue their financial and life goals, including:

  • The retirement lifestyle they envision
  • Preparing for the cost of the best education possible for their children and grandchildren
  • Wealth transfer to the next generation
  • Establishment of their legacy through family foundations and philanthropy
  • Diversifying business interests

Your approach to investing

Drawing upon research in the field of behavioral finance, Merrill developed the Investment Personality Assessment to help us get to know you better as an investor and potentially help you refine your own investing preferences. By gaining a deeper understanding of how you think and feel about investing through this assessment, we can customize the financial approach we develop together to help you pursue what matters most to you. Our Investment Personality Assessment is one of the ways to help us get to know you - to understand your goals and priorities. These questions will help us provide you with additional insights and resources.

Understanding your goals and priorities

Your life and goals change. We have tools to help you keep track of these changes so they can be reflected in your financial approach.

Capabilities

Our process is designed to provide a customized, consistent experience to assist clients not only in wealth accumulation and preservation, but in areas that go beyond investments. Our ability to provide access to the investment insights of Merrill and the banking convenience of Bank of America offers a way for clients to manage all of the pieces of their financial lives. We see
ourselves as a financial resource, helping clients with potential solutions for transferring wealth to the younger generation.

Focus On Individuals, Families and Business Owners

We offer clients a breadth of strategies, premier customer service and financial tools based on their unique circumstances. No matter what your goals may be, we begin by defining and prioritizing your financial goals based on the following seven areas:

  • Health: Managing healthcare expenses, now and in the future
  • Home: Upsizing, downsizing, remodeling or buying a vacation home
  • Family: Taking care of your family and other people in your life
  • Leisure: Spending your free time in meaningful ways
  • Giving: Volunteering, mentoring others and giving to charities
  • Work: Working in retirement, selling or starting a business
  • Finance: Bringing it all together and defining your financial goals


We'll also draw on our industry knowledge and experience to make recommendations for strategies around the following:

  • Credit and banking needs through Bank of America
  • Risk management
  • Trust and estate planning services
  • Investment management

Educational Events

Our team hosts several educational dinner events and small group meetings in the Omaha and Lincoln areas.

If you and/or a guest have any interest in attending any of our events, please do not hesitate to contact us. 

*Reservations are required for each event.




Get To Know Us

Supported by the global resources of Merrill, our team is comprised of talented and experienced individuals committed to building strong client relationships based on trust and personalized service.

Additional Resources

The following specialists do not make securities recommendations. Please contact your Merrill Lynch Wealth Management Advisor if you have questions about how a specialist might be able to assist you.

Megan Farani

Wealth Management Banking Specialist

Merrill

Brent Smitko

Wealth Management Lending Officer

Bank of America, N.A.

NMLS #505779

Joseph McCullough

Wealth Strategist

Merrill

Upcoming Events

Washington Update 2022 with Andy Friedman

October 19th, 2022|3:00 PM - 4:00 PM CST

Merrill invites you to the second in a two part virtual event series featuring Andy Friedman, a dynamic and insightful speaker and author known for his unique ability to translate difficult tax and fiscal information coming out of Washington, D.C. into potential growth strategies for business owners, executives and high net worth investors. Andy will discuss his perspective on the current political environment, prospective legislation and strategies for investment and retirement planning.

    For more information: 402.496.5167 or kathryn_schubert@ml.com

    Past Events

    Women, Wealth & Wisdom

    September 20th, 2022|1:30 PM - 2:30 PM CST

    A discussion of the unique challenges and considerations for women's health and financial wellness

    "We're all given a certain number of heartbeats and I believe we should live those to the fullest." - Dr. Kathy Magliato

    "Because women tend to live longer than men, they have more time to invest and that means more time to let their investments grow. Make longevity your best assets." - Marci McGregor

    Speakers:

    Dr. Kathy Magliato, MD, MBA, FACS - Cardiothoracic Surgeon and Director of Women's Cardiac Services at Saint John's Medical Center

    Marci McGregor - Managing Director and Senior Investment Strategist, Chief Investment Office, Merrill and Bank of America Private Bank

      Staying on Track

      We understand that both your life and the financial markets can change over time. By checking in to discuss changes in your life and revisiting your financial approach, our goal is to help you stay on track to achieve what's most important to you.



      Reviews to help you
      stay on track

      We’ll meet with you to review your goals and the progress you’ve made toward reaching them. We’ll also discuss any adjustments needed to your financial approach to help you stay on course.



        Changes in your life
        and to your goals

        Your life and goals change. As these changes occur, we can update your approach to reflect them.

        #DigitalMerrill

        MyMerrill is your online destination for access to your financial information, secure communications, and a robust offering of tools and capabilities.

        Your advisor is a click away within our site or mobile apps

        You can manage account security with our customizable security capabilities such as touch ID, one time passcode, and other security features

        Access to your complete financial life is available with My Financial Picture, Merrill’s asset aggregation tool

          Let’s Have a Conversation

          Helping you reach your goals starts with getting to know you personally. Through understanding what matters most to you, together we can help you create a financial approach that reflects your personality. Only then can we offer an approach that is built around your life priorities and the advice you need to help you address fluctuations in the market and changes in your life. Let’s work together to help you achieve your goals.

          Why Merrill?

          As Merrill Lynch Wealth Management Advisors, we will sort through the financial complexities of your life, helping you build a customized investment approach to address your needs and pursue your goals.


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          We put you first, every day.
          Learn more about the dedicated one-on-one relationship you can have with a Merrill Lynch Wealth Management Advisor.



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          No question too big or moment too small

          For every question you have, every decision you make and every answer you need, we are with you to listen and help guide you along the many paths your life can take. Watch this video to see some questions we can address together.

          Personalized advice from a dedicated financial advisor.

          We get to know you and your family, your financial situation and what matters most to you.

          A comprehensive approach, built around your life’s priorities.

          Drawing from our experience and the best thinking of Merrill, together we will design an approach that reflects your unique needs, priorities and financial situation.

          Adjusting your investment approach as your life and the markets change.

          We will work to help you stay on track, regardless of what the markets are doing.