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10 Tips for Early Financial Independence

As we continue our February FIRE (Financial Independence, Retire Early) movement, it’s important to understand what it takes to achieve early financial independence. Many people mistakenly think that earning a high salary is all it takes, while others may be… Read Now >>

Matt’s Interview on Out and About Communications

October 14, 2014

Matt Rinkey was a showcased on an article on Out and About Communications, where he talked about: 1. How entrepreneurs can make work optional. 2. Great book recommendations for the entrepreneur. 3. Top mistakes made by entrepreneurs. Click here to… Read Now >>


Understanding Market History

October 14, 2014

With all that’s going on in the world, I know some people are feeling skittish about the stock market. But let’s not lose perspective or abandon your long-term investment plan because of that. Check out the short video and the linked PDF… Read Now >>


What Financial Direction Does Your Car Drive?

October 12, 2014

October is one of the best times of year to buy a new car according to the great website Lifehacker. Why? Because new models were released in the summer. This means that the end of the year can be a… Read Now >>


Illumination Wealth October 2014: The 8 Vital Components Of Your Asset Allocation

October 3, 2014

Happy October! We are three fourths of the way through 2014 and my wife is three weeks away from delivering baby number two. This child will create a perfectly balanced family portfolio for us – one boy and one girl.… Read Now >>


Important Reminders about Refinancing

September 9, 2014

I read an interesting article over the past weekend on Bloomberg about “How to Procrastinate Better”. The opening salvo discussed how a significant number of people eligible to refinance their mortgage missed out on a major refinancing opportunity during the… Read Now >>


Is a health savings account an IRA in disguise?

September 3, 2014

Is a health savings account (HSA) an IRA in disguise? Bankrate.com reporter Sheyna Steiner called to ask if an HSA can be used to supplement retirement savings and if there is anything unique that savers need to know about HSAs before using them. There… Read Now >>


Illumination Wealth September 2014: Do You Have The Right Financial Prescription?

September 3, 2014

Hey, I hope you are feeling well and enjoyed the long holiday weekend. It’s back to school time but this month we are bringing you in to financial med. school in an effort to get you on the right financial… Read Now >>


Matt’s Appearance on Unlock Your Wealth Radio

August 29, 2014

Here is the recording of Matt’s recent appearance on Unlock Your Wealth Radio. Matt’s segment begins at 25:45. In this interview you will learn why it’s important to learn your own financial strategies early on in life and how to… Read Now >>


Illumination Wealth Internship Opportunity

August 13, 2014

Illumination Wealth Management is a growing independent wealth management and planning firm in San Diego is looking for an intern in order to advance the profession. Description: For qualified, motivated applicants, this position offers exposure to virtually all facets of… Read Now >>


Illumination Wealth August 2014: The Real Value of 5 Minutes

August 5, 2014

How’s it going? Happy August! We hope you are making the most of your summer but recognize the precious value in each minute of it. In this edition, we have some very timely insights that you can intelligently apply in your… Read Now >>