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.
Test Your Life Insurance Knowledge
How much do you know about one of the most important tools you have to help protect your and your family’s financial future?
Retirement Income and the Traditional Portfolio
Experiencing negative returns early in retirement can potentially undermine the sustainability of your assets.
Should You Borrow from Your 401(k)?
Does it make sense to borrow from my 401(k) to pay off debt or to make a major purchase?
Marriage changes everything, including your insurance needs.
Federal estate taxes have long since been a lucrative source of funding for the federal government.
Knowing the rules may help you decide when to start benefits.
Life insurance proceeds are generally tax-free. But not in all cases.
Over time, different investments' performances can shift a portfolio’s intent and risk profile. Rebalancing may be critical.
Here are 4 great, and sometimes unexpected, places to raise a family.
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.
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.
Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.
This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?
The average retirement lasts for 18 years. Are you prepared to fill that many days?
What if instead of buying that vacation home, you invested the money?
Here is a quick history of the Federal Reserve and an overview of what it does.
When should you take your Social Security benefit?
Investors seeking world investments can choose between global and international funds. What's the difference?