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 >>

How You Can Raise Capital for Your Business Through Self-Directed IRA Investors

June 26, 2019

We’ve been talking about retirement plans for investors all month long on the Illumination Wealth Blog. We’ve looked at SIMPLE IRAs and Cash Balance Plans as alternatives to traditional 401(k) plans. In this article, we’d like to talk more about… Read Now >>

Episode 28: The KPIs of Wealth Management

June 21, 2019

Unless you own a business you’ve probably never heard of the acronym “KPI”. You may even think we are talking baseball. KPI stands for Key Performance Indicator. KPIs are the critical (key) indicators of progress toward an intended result. No… Read Now >>

The Cash Balance Plan – A Major Retirement Plan for Professionals

June 19, 2019

We’re all familiar with 401(k) and Simplified Employee Pension (SEP) plans as the most common retirement plan options, then there others like SIMPLE IRAs that are popular for certain business owners. However, there is another retirement savings solution that certain… Read Now >>

Episode 27: Is Your Financial Vision Blurry?

June 14, 2019

There’s a huge difference between having an opinion on the markets and having a crystal clear game plan on how to manage your wealth. If you want to create enduring wealth, your financial vision cannot be blurry. We have seen… Read Now >>