Planning for retirement can be difficult, and a common query many face is, “How much do I need to retire?” Addressing this crucial question demands thorough analysis and there’s no universal solution. However, at its core, you need two primary pieces of information to begin. We’ll guide you through each

Question: How does Mills Wealth Investment team think about preferred stock compared to common stock? This is a pretty detailed in-the-weeds question, but I think the answer can help explain a little about how we think about building “efficient” portfolios that barbell risk assets on one side of the portfolio

DOWNLOAD THE PDF The beautiful spring weather of April is here, and it’s hard to believe that another quarter has come and gone. This quarter marks a significant milestone for Mills Wealth Advisors, as it was 25 years ago that the firm was founded. In that time we have seen

exit planning

Creating a well-defined exit plan is an essential strategy for every business owner, providing a roadmap for transitioning out of their company. An exit plan not only outlines how and when an owner will step away from their business, but it also ensures that they can do so in a

social security benefits

If you are nearing retirement, odds are you have thought a lot about how to get the most out of Social Security. You may have even thought about you or your spouse taking Social Security Benefits earlier than your Full Retirement Age (FRA). Below are some thoughts on how that

Time-Saving Strategies for Busy Owners

Have you ever ended a month and wondered how much money did you save? Or even worse, wondered how much you even spent? In today’s fast-moving world, managing your finances can seem like a Herculean task, particularly for those who currently make a good income, and is even worse if

As a business owner who may currently be a trustee of a 401(k)/retirement plan or you may be looking into it, the aim of this article is to explain what, how and why plan benchmarking is important for you and your employees. A retirement plan can be a great tool

We are thrilled to share that Stephen Nelson, a cornerstone of our team, has been honored with the prestigious D Magzine’s Best Financial Planners for 2023. This accolade is a testament to Stephen’s expertise, dedication, and the strategies he employs to ensure our clients’ are well taken care of. His

The other day I watched a great video with Dave Butler, Co-CEO of Dimensional Funds and David Booth, Founder of Dimensional funds. In the video they talk about the client/advisor relationship and how that relationship should look. After watching, I had 6 take aways that I want to share. Below

We’ve seen first hand how for many busienss owners, managing their investments personally can start as an empowering endeavor. However, as business demands escalate and investment portfolios grow, the complexity of effective management increases. This is where our team of experts come into play, guiding entrepreneurs through the intricate landscape