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.
Keep Your Umbrella Handy
Umbrella liability can be a fairly inexpensive way to help shelter current assets and future income from the unexpected.
To Catch a Thief
Having your identity stolen may result in financial loss plus the cost of trying to restore your good name.
The Half Million Dollar Baby
The true cost of raising a child may be far more than you expect.
Even dogs have bad days. So, what happens when your dog bites a neighbor or passing pedestrian?
Most women don’t shy away from the day-to-day financial decisions, but some may be leaving their future to chance.
Purchasing homeowners insurance is critical for protecting your home.
Six overlooked tax deductions to help manage your tax bill.
There are things about Social Security that might surprise you.
Four vacation destinations you might never have thought of.
This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
Investors seeking world investments can choose between global and international funds. What's the difference?
We all know the stock market can be unpredictable. We all want to know, “What’s next for the financial markets?”
Selecting a mortgage isn't an easy process. Get a better understanding of how professionals make the right decisions.
A portfolio created with your long-term objectives in mind is crucial as you pursue your dream retirement.
With alternative investments, it’s critical to sort through the complexity.
A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate