Episode 19: Life Designed Real Estate Investing

April 18, 2019

Just because you watch Flip or Flop does not mean that flipping homes is the right real estate investing path for you. There are, however, many ways to invest in real estate. You can live-in-flip, landlord, lend, partner, invest, sponsor,… Read Now >>

Building Your Wealth and Retirement Plan Through Real Estate Investment

April 17, 2019

Last week, we talked about why real estate investing is often overlooked by most financial advisors. It’s such an interesting topic, which is why we’ve been focusing so much on real estate this whole month. At Illumination Wealth, we see… Read Now >>

Episode 18: How Much Real Estate Should You Have In Your Portfolio?

April 12, 2019

Traditional financial advice typically disregards real estate investment from the asset allocation conversation. Real estate is often called “complex” or an “alternative” investment. Meanwhile the public markets consisting of Stocks, Mutual Funds and ETFs are conventionally believed to be the… Read Now >>

Why Real Estate is Overlooked by Most Financial Advisors

April 10, 2019

When you mention real estate investment to many financial advisors, you may just get a look of concern or confusion. It’s not that they don’t believe it is another way to build wealth. It’s that they may not fully understand… Read Now >>

Episode 17: The Powerful Tax Benefits of Real Estate Investing

April 4, 2019

Real estate is one of the most popular investment strategies for building wealth, preserving it and creating enduring financial freedom. Investing in real estate opens a treasure trove of tax advantages that the traditional investment strategies sold on Wall Street… Read Now >>

The Major Tax Benefits of Real Estate Investing

April 3, 2019

There’s a reason that so many real estate magnates show up when you look at lists of some of the wealthiest and most influential individuals in the world. We even have one sitting in the Oval Office right now, but… Read Now >>

Episode 16: The Costly Mistakes on your Tax Return

April 1, 2019

Do your eyes gloss over when you look at your tax return? Do you even truly know if your returns are prepared accurately? Are you aware of any last minute tax saving opportunities? We have found that most people answer… Read Now >>

Client Case Study: Coordinated Tax Planning to Unlock a Brighter Future

March 27, 2019

We’ve talked a lot about tax planning this month, and sometimes it helps to see some of these tax strategies in action with real-world results. Though we will not share any names in order to protect the privacy of Illumination Wealth’s… Read Now >>

Episode 15: How To Realize Tax Savings From Your Personal Lifestyle

March 22, 2019

Wouldn’t it be nice if all of our lifestyle spending was tax deductible? Well, there are ways to coordinate personal lifestyle planning strategies with solid tax planning to save you thousands of dollars per year in taxes. There is however… Read Now >>

How to Use Your Personal Lifestyle for Business Tax Savings

March 20, 2019

Being self-employed has its advantages, especially when it comes to tax planning. There are numerous tax and retirement planning strategies you can employ by integrating certain aspects of your personal lifestyle into your business finances. First, a quick disclaimer. It… Read Now >>