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.
Are Alternative Investments Right for You?
With alternative investments, it’s critical to sort through the complexity.
Red Flags for Tax Auditors
Here are six flags that may make your tax return prime for an IRS audit.
Trends in Charitable Giving
Some people may want a more advanced gifting strategy that can maximize their gift and generate potential tax benefits.
Irrevocable life insurance trusts can be important tools that may accomplish a number of estate objectives.
One way to find money is to examine your current spending habits and eliminate money wasters.
You’re hit by an uninsured driver. Now what? Are you protected against financial losses?
Experiencing negative returns early in retirement can potentially undermine the sustainability of your assets.
Protect yourself against the damage that your homeowners policy doesn’t cover.
Understanding the types of long-term-care services—and what those services could cost—may be critical.
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.
This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.
Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
Here is a quick history of the Federal Reserve and an overview of what it does.
Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.
Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.
In the world of finance, the effects of the "confidence gap" can be especially apparent.
Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.
Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.