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.
What You Should Do About Insurance Following a Divorce
In the face of divorce, making changes to insurance coverage may be overlooked.
Revising Estate Strategy Assumptions
Estate tax exemptions rules appear to be stabilizing, prompting many to reconsider conventional estate strategies.
Where Is the Market Headed?
We all know the stock market can be unpredictable. We all want to know, “What’s next for the financial markets?”
Emotional biases can adversely impact financial decision making. Here’s a few to be mindful of.
Living trusts are popular, but their appropriateness will depend upon your individual needs and objectives.
You face a risk for which the market does not compensate you, that can not be easily reduced through diversification.
Few contemplate the complex journey that brought their coffee from farm to kitchen table.
Divorce is the second most stressful time in a person's life. Here's some tips to get through it.
Most stock market analysis falls into three broad groups: Fundamental, technical, and sentimental. Here’s a look at each.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.
With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.
This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.
Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
There are a few things to consider when buying or leasing your next vehicle.
What if instead of buying that vacation home, you invested the money?
The average retirement lasts for 18 years. Are you prepared to fill that many days?
$1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement.
Here is a quick history of the Federal Reserve and an overview of what it does.
Learn how to harness the power of compound interest for your investments.