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.
Life and Death of a Twenty Dollar Bill
How long does a $20 bill last?
Bursting the Bubble
Tulips were the first, but won’t be the last. What forms a “bubble” and what causes them to burst?
Creative Ways to Motivate Your Employees
Five creative (and inexpensive) ideas for motivating your employees.
Here's a breakdown of how the federal government spends your tax money.
Simple steps may help you foil hackers and protect your privacy.
Social media may be a modern imperative for businesses looking to grow and build their brand, but it also introduces risk.
There are things about Social Security that might surprise you.
Do your insurance needs stay the same when the nest empties?
By understanding a few key concepts during a divorce, you may be able to avoid common pitfalls.
Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.
This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.
Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.
Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.
This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.
Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime. Are you prepared?
We all know the stock market can be unpredictable. We all want to know, “What’s next for the financial markets?”
It’s never a bad time to speak with your financial advisor about changes in your situation.
You’ve made investments your whole life. Work with us to help make the most of them.
A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.