When you plan a trip, you have a destination in mind. You plan the best route to get you there safely. So, why shouldn’t your financial planning follow this same premise?
Taking the complexity and noise out of the financial media and informing you with what is relevant and timely, not someone’s opinion.
Illuminate’s advisors and staff participate in quarterly service projects partnering with local non profits to make a difference in the Omaha, Nebraska community.
Insuring Your Business With a Buy/Sell Agreement
Buy/sell agreements are designed a business against the death of a principal or key employee.
What Is a 1035 Exchange?
1035 exchanges provide a way to trade-in an annuity contract or life insurance policy without triggering a tax liability.
Perception vs. Reality
There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.
Longer, healthier living can put greater stress on retirement assets; the bucket approach may be one answer.
Loss of income from disability has the potential to cause significant financial hardship. Disability insurance can help.
Is your estate in order? This short quiz may help you assess your overall strategy.
How long does a $20 bill last?
You can plan ahead to protect yourself and your family against the financial consequences of deteriorating health.
Whatever your relationship with your car, it may eventually come time for a new one. Familiarize yourself with your options.
Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
Selecting a mortgage isn't an easy process. Get a better understanding of how professionals make the right decisions.
Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.
Retirees look for ways to convert savings and investments into regular income. One option to consider is an annuity.
Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.
The decision whether to buy or rent a home may have long-term implications.
Can successful investors predict changes in the markets? Some can but others miss the market’s signals.