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Is a SIMPLE IRA or 401(k) Better for My Business?

When setting up a retirement plan for your business, you have options. In most cases, it will come down to a choice between a 401(k) and a SIMPLE IRA. As with most big financial decisions, there will be pros and… Read Now >>

Interview with Asha: Building Wealth and The Business of Your Money

January 1, 2015

This past month Matt sat down with business and life coach extraordinaire Asha Monkowska. We had an incredible conversation and get into some amazing tips on building wealth and a career and / or business that supports an incredible life.… Read Now >>


4 Year-End Tips on Giving Well and Living Wealthy

December 25, 2014

Because it’s giving season, I wanted to reach out to you and give you four tips on how you can still give well and live wealthy by the end of 2014. Check out this really quick, financially intelligent video that can… Read Now >>


December 2014: Your Friend on Benefits

December 2, 2014

We hope that you had a wonderful Thanksgiving!  We sure did. It’s December and this means that 2015 is here. Like the holiday shopping that starts on Thanksgiving, your 2015 gifts will come from your preparation in late 2014. So… Read Now >>


Your Plain English Employee Benefits Guidebook

November 22, 2014

I was 22 when I got my first job on Wall Street. I left the throws of comfortability in Minnesota working with my father for a training program located in the heart of Wall Street – 14 Wall to be… Read Now >>


November 2014: Does Your Financial Advisor Wear A Mask?

November 3, 2014

We hope you had a Happy Halloween! This Halloween was an eye opening experience for me in many ways as both a financial life planner and father to a first-time trick-or-treater. It left me with some profound insight that will… 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 >>