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.
What Is a Stretch IRA?
If you have a traditional IRA, you may have the opportunity to extend its tax-deferred status across multiple generations.
Best Performing Asset Classes
Bonds may outperform stocks one year only to have stocks rebound the next.
Social Security: Maximizing Benefits
There are other ways to maximize Social Security benefits, in addition to waiting to claim them.
Most women don’t shy away from the day-to-day financial decisions, but some may be leaving their future to chance.
A look inside the U.S. government's statistics on household net worth.
Some people may want a more advanced gifting strategy that can maximize their gift and generate potential tax benefits.
Umbrella liability can be a fairly inexpensive way to help shelter current assets and future income from the unexpected.
Your liability for damages that occur when a tree on your property falls on your neighbor’s property is not clear cut.
Diversification is an investment principle designed to manage risk, but it can't prevent against a loss.
Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.
This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.
This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.
Smart investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.
A visit to the hospital can be painful, for both your body and your wallet. Don’t let it be more painful than it has to be.
There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, cracking the code on bonds.
How will you weather the ups and downs of the business cycle?