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The “F” Word and What It Means for You

The "F" word - Fiduciary - has been flying around in the news lately. Why? Because a new fiduciary rule was established by the Department of Labor to provide more transparency in retirement fees and advice. Incredible as this sounds, until now the majority of financial advisors have never ha

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3 Questions You Should Be Asking Your Financial Advisor

Matt joins The American Dream Show with Craig Sewing to discuss the importance of a new rule from the Department Of Labor requiring Financial Advisors to be fiduciaries on 401(k) and IRA accounts. Matt explains why this rule is good for the investor and what types of questions you should be asking y

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Business and Financial Life Planning for Success Seminar

Are you ready to learn several new strategies for your business and financial life that will allow you reduce risk and keep more of what you make? On Thursday, June 2nd at 5:00pm, Illumination Wealth and Kimball, Tirey & St. John LLP are hosting an intimate seminar about how to achieve import

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Are You Transparent About Your Relationship with Money?

At times, money and relationships can be like water and oil. The two don't always mix well. The American Psychological Association reports that about one third of all couples say that money is a major source of conflict in their relationships. Money can be a sensitive subject, not just for couples,

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How to Invest in a Volatile Market

Matt joins Craig Sewing for another episode of The American Dream Show on March 30, 2016. This week Matt and Craig discuss how the recent terrorist attacks have caused volatility in the market and what you must do as an investor to make money. They also discuss how presidential candidate's economi

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Tax Saving Opportunities Are Still Available

Tax season for most people is winding down, but there is still time to lower your taxes by making a retirement plan contribution. The normal deadline has even been extended due to public holidays. If you have already made your retirement plan contributions for 2015, start thinking about 2016 tax pla

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Tax Strategies That Can Save You Money

There are some huge tax saving and income generating opportunities that most homeowners aren't aware of. Watch as Matt joins Kyle and Jason on Whissel Wednesdays on AM 1170, "The Answer" to discuss various strategies to help you grow your wealth and save money on taxes.

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

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 of your tax planning.

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

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

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, so who do you trust? And is there

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