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717 South Willow Street
PO Box 969
North Platte, NE 69101

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Lance Carlson

(308) 534-9621

 
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Welcome to Carlson Financial Group, Inc.

Carlson Financial Group, Inc. is an independent insurance and financial services firm committed to helping our clients improve their long term financial success. Our focus is to deliver an unprecedented level of personalized service and to help our clients solve their financial problems though the use of insurance and investment products. We have 80 professionals across the state of Nebraska as well as Arizona, California, Colorado, Kansas, Montana, South Dakota and Texas. We take a hands on approach in helping our clients make good decisions about risk and money.

We encourage you to explore our site and learn more about the services we provide. Should you have any questions or would like more information on our firm, please feel free to contact us. We look forward to hearing from you.


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Put It in a Letter

Put It in a Letter

A letter of instruction provides additional and more personal information regarding your estate.

Donating Art: Taxation Abstraction

Donating Art: Taxation Abstraction

The tax rules that govern donating art are complex and confusing. Take a closer look.

Financial Strategies in a Post-DOMA World

Financial Strategies in a Post-DOMA World

The Supreme Court’s declaring DOMA unconstitutional may require some same-sex couples to reconsider their financial strategy.

 

The Ivory Tower Changes Wall Street

Thanks to the work of three economists, we have a better understanding of what determines an asset’s price.

Get Paid for Going Green

Those looking into environmentally minded home modifications may get a boost from Uncle Sam’s tax incentives.

Creative Ways to Motivate Your Employees

Five creative (and inexpensive) ideas for motivating your employees.

When Heirs are Imperfect

The money problems or bad lifestyle habits of adult children could lead to the squandering of any inheritance they receive.

Four Really Good Reasons to Invest

There are four very good reasons to start investing. Do you know what they are?

Global vs. International: What’s The Difference?

International funds invest in non-U.S. markets, while global funds may invest in U.S. stocks alongside non-U.S. stocks.

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Taxable vs. Tax-Deferred Savings

Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.

Roth 401(k) vs. Traditional 401(k)

This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).

Annuity Comparison

This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.

Can I Refinance My Mortgage?

This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.

What Is My Life Expectancy?

Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.

What Is My Current Cash Flow?

Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.

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Principles of Preserving Wealth

How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.

Your Cash Flow Statement

A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.

Tax Management Strategies

Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.

5 Smart Investing Principles

Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.

Investment Strategies for Retirement

Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

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Keeping Up with the Joneses

Lifestyle inflation can be the enemy of wealth building. What could happen if you invested instead of buying more stuff?

The Cost of Procrastination

Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.

Inflation and Your Portfolio

Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.

RE: Retirement

How does your ideal retirement differ from reality, and what can we do to better align the two?

To Buy or Not to Buy

The decision whether to buy or rent a home may have long-term implications.

Social Security: By the Numbers

Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.

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