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How Much Should Business Owners Pay Themselves ?

In recent weeks on the Illumination Wealth Blog, we’ve been talking about how business owners need to approach both their personal and business finances with the same attention to detail. Last week, we talked about how much money to keep… Read Now >>

The Best Time of Year to Start Planning Your Taxes – The American Dream Show

March 29, 2016

Matt joins Craig Sewing on The American Dream Show on March 15, 2016 to discuss how the markets have recovered from a volatile state. Matt is accompanied by tax planning attorney Charles Williams to discuss how get the most out… Read Now >>


Matt Joins Jared Kelley on Rise Up Radio – March 18, 2016

March 23, 2016

Matt’s guest appearance on Rise Up Radio on March 18, 2016 discussing legacy, community, and the importance of integrating personal goals with your finances. [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/252868183″ params=”auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true” width=”100%” height=”450″ iframe=”true” /]


Does Your Financial Advisor Sit on Your Side of the Table?

March 10, 2016

There are lots of people and companies offering financial advice. These are financial advisors, stock brokers, news shows, online services, bloggers, investment firms, and many others. Many times the advice from these various sources is conflicting or may be biased,… Read Now >>


Net Worth: One Number to Monitor your Finances

March 10, 2016

Are you overwhelmed by all the different numbers you have to think about when it comes to your personal finances?  How much do you need to save?  How much should you contribute to your 401k?  Is your credit score good enough?  Are… Read Now >>


The American Dream: Does Your Financial Advisor Sit on Your Side of the Table?

March 10, 2016

Matt Rinkey talks to Craig Sewing on The American Dream TV show about getting good financial advice. Does your financial advisor sit on the same side of the table as you? Do you know how your advisor is investing your… Read Now >>


The American Dream: The “WHY” Behind the Market

February 11, 2016

Matt Rinkey joined Craig Sewing on The American Dream TV show to explain the volatility we’re experiencing in the stock market. Watch the show to find out how to manage your risk in this market.


February 2016: Empowering Great Decisions

February 3, 2016

The financial markets got off to a rough start in 2016. Many people are wondering what impact it might have on them and if they should be doing anything different. At Illumination Wealth, we help our clients understand how the… Read Now >>


Webinar: Financial Market Outlook

February 3, 2016

We recently hosted a webinar for our clients. Watch the webinar to hear our perspective on the recent behavior of the financial markets.


FIVE STAR Wealth Manager Award

February 3, 2016

We were honored this month to be recognized by Five Star Professional in San Diego Magazine to be in the top 5% of San Diego based wealth management firms with exceptional customer satisfaction.   The award is offered to a select… Read Now >>


The American Dream: The Market Report with Matt Rinkey

February 3, 2016

Matt Rinkey appeared on The American Dream TV show to talk about bear markets, the recent volatility and how to manage your investments to weather all of the markets temporary declines. Do you know what the average intra-year stock market… Read Now >>