Alternative Investment Management and Financial Planning in Arkansas
Welcome. I’m Ryan Carrus, CFP®, CAIASM, CDFA™, an independent financial advisor with LPL Financial specializing in alternative investments and comprehensive financial planning. I understand that today’s financial markets are complex and always changing, making it difficult for people to feel confident with their investments or financial strategy. My goal is to serve as an objective advisor that clients can trust to provide unbiased advice and honest guidance.
Working closely with clients, I seek to build long-term relationships with them and educate them on the investment opportunities available. As an independent advisor, I have the freedom to choose from a wide range of investment solutions based on my client’s unique needs.
I believe that every client is unique and deserves to feel confident with their finances. I can help you organize and prioritize your financial objectives and analyze your current portfolio’s ability to help you pursue those objectives. Contact me today to learn about how I may be able to help you make your financial goals a reality.
The Value of Insuring Against Life’s Risks
Building wealth requires protection from the forces of wealth destruction.
The Rule of 72
Do you know how long it may take for your investments to double in value? The Rule of 72 is a quick way to figure it out.
A Look at Diversification
Diversification is an investment principle designed to manage risk, but it can't prevent against a loss.
Does it make sense to borrow from my 401(k) to pay off debt or to make a major purchase?
A company's profits can be reinvested or paid out to the company’s shareholders as “dividends."
The right executor may help ensure the distribution of your assets is done with as little upheaval as possible.
Being healthy not only makes you feel good, it may also help you financially.
Some people may want a more advanced gifting strategy that can maximize their gift and generate potential tax benefits.
Good employee health can be great for the company’s bottom line.
Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.
This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.
This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
Here is a quick history of the Federal Reserve and an overview of what it does.
You’ve made investments your whole life. Work with us to help make the most of them.
Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.
Do you know how to set up your financial goals for success? This knight does.
Pundits say a lot of things about the markets. Let's see if you can keep up.
Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime. Are you prepared?