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.
Saving on Fitness Center Membership Costs
There are ways to improve your physical fitness without denting your fiscal fitness.
What Is an Annuity?
Annuities are versatile tools that can help you save for retirement and generate income in retirement.
Budget Check Up: Tax Time Is the Right Time
Tax preparation may be the perfect time to give the household budget a check-up.
Regardless of how you approach retirement, there are some things about it that might surprise you.
Variable Universal Life is permanent insurance in which the policyholder directs how premiums are invested.
What’s the deal with your yearly free credit report?
Ever wonder what the real value of a financial advisor is? It’s not just added portfolio returns.
1035 exchanges provide a way to trade-in an annuity contract or life insurance policy without triggering a tax liability.
Executors can value the estate on the date of death, or on its six-month anniversary —the “Alternate Valuation Date."
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
Are Real Estate Investment Trusts right for your portfolio?
From the Dutch East India Company to Wall St., the stock market has a long and storied history.
Pundits say a lot of things about the markets. Let's see if you can keep up.
Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.
If you have a family that relies on your income, it’s critical to know what their needs would be in the event of your death.
With alternative investments, it’s critical to sort through the complexity.