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 Facts About Income Tax
Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.
Inflation and Your Portfolio
Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.
What’s Your Investment IQ?
You make decisions for your portfolio, but how much do you really know about the products you buy? Try this quiz
A quick look at how federal income taxes work.
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Annuities are versatile tools that can help you save for retirement and generate income in retirement.
Concerns over identity theft continue to grow, especially with data breaches at major companies and financial institutions.
The tax rules governing profits you realize from the sale of your home have changed in recent years.
Lifestyle considerations in creating your retirement portfolio.
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.
Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.
Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.
This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
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.
When markets shift, experienced investors stick to their strategy.
In good times and bad, consistently saving a percentage of your income is a sound financial practice.
The average retirement lasts for 18 years, with many lasting even longer. Will you fill your post-retirement days with purpose?
A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate.
In life it often happens that the answers to our most pressing questions are right in our own backyards.
If you died, what would happen to your email archives, social profiles and online accounts?