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Sticking to Your Investment Strategy in Times of Crisis

In times of world crisis, some investors hit the panic button a bit too early and totally changing their investment strategy. Recently, we’ve been getting a lot of questions about how the military conflict between the United States and Iran… Read Now >>

The Upsides of a Down Market

September 4, 2019

We’ve seen some market volatility lately with the China trade war, Fed rate drops and other key economic factors. How you deal with certain negative market activity will say a lot about you as an investor. Of course, investing will… Read Now >>


How to Remain Calm During Market Volatility

August 28, 2019

In every action movie, there is a climactic scene where the hero is faced with seemingly unsurmountable odds. He or she must face the ultimate test. They must remain, calm, cool and collected while the world around them crumbles. Reacting… Read Now >>


How Much Should Business Owners Pay Themselves ?

August 21, 2019

In recent weeks on the Illumination Wealth Blog, we’ve been talking about how business owners need to approach both their personal and business finances with the same attention to detail. Last week, we talked about how much money to keep… Read Now >>



The Importance of Personal Cash Flow for a Business Owner

August 7, 2019

We’ve talked a lot about personal cash flow and finding balance in recent Illumination Wealth Blog posts, but what about personal cash flow for business owners? How important is it? How should you manage it? Business vs. Personal Cash Flow… Read Now >>


Case Study: Changing Spending Habits to Eliminate Consumer Debt

July 23, 2019

Millions of Americans are dealing with consumer debt. Of course, some debts such as mortgages are healthy because real estate is typically a very strong long-term investment with great tax benefits. Then you have student loans and car loans, which… Read Now >>


What Should You Be Spending Money On for a More Enriching Life?

July 17, 2019

This month on the Illumination Wealth Blog, we’re talking about how to find financial balance. It’s all about ways to enjoy your lifestyle now while still saving for your future. It sounds simple, but it is often easier said than… Read Now >>


How You Can Save More Money Without Changing Your Lifestyle

July 10, 2019

On the Illumination Wealth Blog, we’ve talked a lot about how to save more money for the future, building up investments for an early retirement and managing wealth to achieve financial independence. However, we don’t want to ignore the fact… Read Now >>


5 Ways to Reduce Your Retirement Plan Cost and Save Millions

July 3, 2019

As we’ve been discussing these past several weeks, you have more options than you realize when it comes to setting up a retirement plan for your business. Whether you go with a traditional 401(k), a SIMPLE IRA or Cash Balance Plan,… Read Now >>


Episode 29: Who’s Got Your Financial Back?

June 28, 2019

Who’s got your back? That is one of the most important questions you must answer when it comes to navigating the terrain of personal finance. “Fiduciary” is a word getting a lot of play as of late in the financial… Read Now >>