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.
Countdown to College
Preparing for college means setting goals, staying focused, and tackling a few key milestones along the way.
The Business Cycle
Understanding the economy's cycles can help put current business conditions in better perspective.
Events on Wall Street
Can successful investors predict changes in the markets? Some can but others miss the market’s signals.
Universal life insurance is permanent insurance with a flexible premium. Here's how it works.
Workers 50+ may make contributions to their qualified retirement plans above the limits imposed on younger workers.
Have you ever wondered how your credit score compares to the rest of the country? Take a look and see.
Buy/sell agreements may help a business be better prepared in the event of the death of a principal or key employee.
Regardless of how you approach retirement, there are some things about it that might surprise you.
Loss of income from disability has the potential to cause financial hardship. Disability insurance can help.
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.
Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
In good times and bad, consistently saving a percentage of your income is a sound financial practice.
Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.
Three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.
A portfolio created with your long-term objectives in mind is crucial as you pursue your dream retirement.
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.
Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.