Understanding Today’s Financial Environment
Welcome! We are Brandon Olson and Ben Buehler, financial professionals in the Rice Lake and Menomonie areas, respectively. Whether your goal is saving for retirement, college savings, or estate strategy, our personalized service focuses your needs, wants, and financial goals and objectives. We understand that everyone faces unique challenges as they prepare for retirement and their financial goals. We can help take the mystery out of preparing for today and tomorrow.
With years of experience in financial services, we can help you address your needs for today and many years to come. We look forward to working with you through all stages of your life. Please call Brandon at (715) 434-6677 or Ben at (715) 235-5511.
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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 estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.
This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
In life it often happens that the answers to our most pressing questions are right in our own backyards.
There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.
Selecting a mortgage isn't an easy process. Get a better understanding of how professionals make the right decisions.
Learn how to harness the power of compound interest for your investments.
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.
Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.