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.
The Rule of 72
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.
How to Make the Tax Code Work for You
When you take the time to learn more about how it works, you may be able to put the tax code to work for you.
Disability and Your Finances
In the event of an unforeseen accident or illness, disability insurance may be a good way to protect your income and savings.
Here's a look at several birthdays and “half-birthdays” that have implications regarding your retirement income.
It's important to understand the pros and cons when considering a prepaid debit card.
Here are some examples of deductions from the IRS that were permitted and some that were, uh, too creative.
Understanding some basic concepts may help you assess whether zero-coupon bonds have a place in your portfolio.
Diversification is an investment principle designed to manage risk, but it can't prevent against a loss.
Understanding the types of long-term-care services—and what those services could cost—may be critical.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.
Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.
This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
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
When do you need a will? The answer is easy: right now.
A visit to the hospital can be painful, for both your body and your wallet. Don’t let it be more painful than it has to be.
Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime. Are you prepared?
How will you weather the ups and downs of the business cycle?
Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.
Estate conservation is too important to put off. Do you have a smart exit strategy?