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.
How Will Working Affect Social Security Benefits?
Knowing the rules may help you decide when to start benefits.
Fallen Tree Damage—Who Pays?
Your liability for damages that occur when a tree on your property falls on your neighbor’s property is not clear cut.
Protecting Your Home Against Flood Loss
Protect yourself against the damage that your homeowners policy doesn’t cover.
There have been a number of changes to Social Security that may affect you, especially if you are nearing retirement.
The money problems or bad lifestyle habits of adult children could lead to the squandering of any inheritance they receive.
There are ways to improve your physical fitness without denting your fiscal fitness.
Some people may want a more advanced gifting strategy that can maximize their gift and generate potential tax benefits.
1035 exchanges provide a way to trade-in an annuity contract or life insurance policy without triggering a tax liability.
It sounds simple, but paying yourself first can really pay off.
With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
Lifestyle inflation can be the enemy of wealth building. What could happen if you invested instead of buying more stuff?
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, uncovering the mystery of bond laddering.
Do you have causes that you want to support with donations? Here are three tips.
Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime. Are you prepared?
Learn how to harness the power of compound interest for your investments.
The market is as unpredictable as the weather. We’d love to help you prepare.