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.
Tax Deductions You Won't Believe
Here are some examples of deductions from the IRS that were permitted and some that were, uh, too creative.
Mastering Mobile Lingo
Can you keep up with your children’s mobile slang?
Problems with Probate
Probate can be a completely public process, or it can be managed to include as little information as possible.
Good employee health can be great for the company’s bottom line.
One way to find money is to examine your current spending habits and eliminate money wasters.
Tips on insuring your teen driver.
This worksheet can help you estimate the costs of a four-year college program.
Regardless of how you approach retirement, there are some things about it that might surprise you.
Earnings season can move markets. What is it and why is it important?
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.
This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.
Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.
This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.
Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
In good times and bad, consistently saving a percentage of your income is a sound financial practice.
Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime. Are you prepared?
How do the markets usually react to elections? Was the 2016 election any different?
The decision whether to buy or rent a home may have long-term implications.
There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.
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.