How does cash value life insurance stack up?

You have three basic options when it comes to storing your money. You can save it, invest it, or use it for speculative ventures. About 99% of the time, when you are looking for a place to store your money, you will probably go with one of these options: checking account savings account cash under […]

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Why We Finance Everything We Buy

Whether we put it on a credit card or deplete our checking or savings accounts to purchase something, we are financing the things we buy. We are trained to hand over most of the money that passes through our hands. We spend it and give away our ability to earn interest with it. How does that work […]

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How does a bank work?

The basics of banking are pretty simple. We all get paid, buy things, and need a place to store and move money around while all of this is happening. We store our money in banks and they move it around even more, with the promise that we can get to it when we need it. […]

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How do most people set up their banking system?

It’s a rite of passage for many of us. When you were young, maybe your parents started a savings account for you. When you got your first job in your teens, you started depositing money. And wonder of wonders, you took money out to buy a better phone, clothes you didn’t hate, or gifts for […]

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How do we get paid?

We love this question and never hide from it. This is your money and it’s important that you understand where your money is going when you work with us. A big part of our strategy for helping clients build their wealth and dreams starts with leveraging life insurance. Here’s the thing: Insurance companies dictate how […]

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The Most Important Key to Uncommon Banking with Cash-Value Life Insurance

The single most important point to understand about cash-value life insurance and banking is that it all comes down to dividends. Understanding the power of dividends when they come from the right financial instrument can literally impact you and your family for generations to come. Banking is the way you move money through your economic […]

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How to make your cash-value life insurance policy work for you

I grew up in a house where money was thought of and utilized in pretty conventional ways; work for someone else, save where you can, don’t spend frivolously. All great advice. I feel fortunate in so many ways about my upbringing. But I grew restless with the common and conventional approach to money that worked […]

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Cyber Threat Ready

We just got back from a conference in Omaha and got to spend some time with CLS, the money manager we use to manage the money that our clients have in the market. CLS did an amazing job hosting us and gave us a ton of great information in regards to how to serve our […]

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Mistakes we have made

At Uncommon Wealth Partners, we get the opportunity to talk to many business owners.  We love working with owners because we are one of them! We love to talk through what is working as a business and what is keeping them up at night. One question I am always eager to ask is, “If you […]

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Traction

After spending 5 years in corporate consulting and using various methodologies to audit businesses and help launch new ventures, I really appreciate a good business framework. What do I mean by a framework? I mean something to help a business communicate – with themselves, their customers and the world at large. How does a business […]

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