Understanding Today’s Financial Environment
Welcome! I am Brandon Olson, a financial professional in the Rice Lake area. Whether your goal is saving for retirement, college savings, or estate strategy, our personalized service focuses your needs, wants, and financial goals and objectives. I understand that everyone faces unique challenges as they prepare for retirement and their financial goals. I can help take the mystery out of preparing for today and tomorrow.
With years of experience in financial services, I can help you address your needs for today and many years to come. I look forward to working with you through all stages of your life. Please call Brandon at (715) 434-6677.
To Buy or Not to Buy
The decision whether to buy or rent a home may have long-term implications.
Should I Buy or Lease an Auto?
This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.
Building Your Legacy
A four-step framework for building a personal legacy.
Why Medicare Should Be Part of Your Retirement Strategy
How Medicare can address health care needs in your retirement strategy.
Consider how your assets are allocated and if that allocation is consistent with your time frame and risk tolerance.
Retirement Questions That Have Nothing to Do With Money
Things to consider before retirement.
Retiree Health Care Coverage Overseas
Retirees traveling abroad need to know that their health insurance travels with them.
Buying a Vacation Home? 5 Questions to Consider First
You may be considering purchasing a vacation property, this can be an exciting milestone, but there are a few things to consider first.
Variable Universal Life Insurance
Variable Universal Life is permanent insurance in which the policyholder directs how premiums are invested.
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Roth 401(k) vs. Traditional 401(k)
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
Can I Refinance My Mortgage?
This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.
How Compound Interest Works
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
Comparing Mortgage Terms
Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.
Taxable vs. Tax-Deferred Savings
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
Tax Freedom Day
Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.
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5 Smart Investing Strategies
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Principles of Preserving Wealth
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Protecting Those Who Matter Most
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
Investment Strategies for Retirement
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
Your Cash Flow Statement
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
5 Smart Investing Principles
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
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When Markets React
When markets shift, experienced investors stick to their strategy.
Your DNA Test
Preparing for the unexpected can make all the difference if your family relies on your income.
The Fed and How It Got That Way
Here is a quick history of the Federal Reserve and an overview of what it does.
The Latte Lie and Other Myths
Check out this video to begin separating fact from fiction.
Safeguard Your Digital Estate
If you died, what would happen to your email archives, social profiles and online accounts?
You’ve made investments your whole life. Work with us to help make the most of them.