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Estate Planning: What Business Owners Need to Know

When you own a business, you have a lot on your plate. You are spending your time, money and energy on building your business and trying to increase profitability. It can be hard to think about what would become of… Read Now >>

How to Positively Teach Your Kids About Money, Part 2

October 30, 2019

Last week, we featured Part 1 of this article about ways you can teach your kids about money and help them develop a better understanding of personal finances at an early age. In that article, we covered some lessons you… Read Now >>

How to Positively Teach Your Kids About Money, Part 1

October 23, 2019

We’ve been getting a lot of great response from our recent articles about financial therapy. A couple weeks ago, we talked about ways you can improve your own personal relationship with money. This week, we want to focus on how… Read Now >>

How Financial Therapy Can Provide Returns Beyond Investing

October 16, 2019

By Kathleen Boyd, CFP®, CFT-I™ Candidate Who do you talk to when you feel debilitating fear about running out of money or even panic, depression, or anger about never having enough money? Many people have procured the services of a… Read Now >>

7 Steps to Improve Your Relationship with Money

October 9, 2019

Lately we’ve been talking about how some people have negative relationships with money in terms of subconscious money scripts and full-blown money disorders. This week, we want to take a more positive look at how we can all improve our… Read Now >>

Do You Have a Money Disorder?

October 2, 2019

Last week on the Illumination Wealth Blog, we talked about the concept of money scripts. It’s an interesting take on financial psychology, which is not a subject that’s talked about enough in the financial planning world (at least not out… Read Now >>

What Are Money Scripts and How Can They Affect Your Net Worth?

September 25, 2019

We’re going to think a little outside the box today and talk about the idea of money scripts. In this article, we will touch on what money scripts are, how they shape our financial outlook and how they can affect… Read Now >>

6 Questions Every Smart Investor Should Be Asking

September 18, 2019

No matter how long you’ve been investing, there are certain questions you need to ask yourself. This is a great exercise for investors to define their overall investment strategy, refine their investment plan and improve their long-term outlook. Illumination Wealth… Read Now >>

Matt Rinkey Amongst Most Influential Business Leaders in San Diego – The Daily Transcript

September 16, 2019

Illumination Wealth is proud to announce that our Founder, Matt Rinkey, was selected by The Daily Transcript as one of San Diego’s Most Influential Leaders for his significant contributions to the financial planning community, the San Diego community and the Illumination Wealth… Read Now >>

Investing 101: The Importance of Diversification

September 11, 2019

Though we have experienced some market volatility in recent weeks and months, it’s not all that unusual or surprising. Investing is sometimes like riding a roller coaster that you don’t have total control of. There will be ups, downs, twists… Read Now >>