Reuben J. Brauer

Senior Financial Planner

“If we command our wealth, we shall be rich and free. If our wealth commands us, we are poor indeed.”

- Edmund Burke

Education

  • College for Financial Planning CFP® – Professional Program in Financial Planning
  • University of Nebraska – Omaha – BSBA – Business Finance

Professional Background

Achievements

Team

  • Top Next-Generation Wealth Advisors – 2018 (Forbes Magazine)
  • Favorite Financial Planning Firm Finalist in Omaha’s Choice Awards – 2016 (Omaha World-Herald)
  • Best Financial Advisor Office of the Big O! – 2015 & 2016 (The Reader)
  • Best Financial Planning Firm – 2013, 2014, & 2016 (B2B Omaha Magazine)

Blog Posts

Equifax Data Breach – What Do I Need to Do?

Equifax, one of the three largest U.S. consumer credit agencies, announced this month that a large data breach occurred estimated to affect 143 million Americans, or more than 57% of American adults. This breach is believed to have included the theft of highly sensitive personal... Read

The End of File and Suspend for Social Security

(Congress Plans to Close Social Security “Loopholes”) This week, budget legislation (Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015) passed in Congress to remove the ability for spouses to take advantage of the Social Security strategy commonly known as file and suspend. Previously, the file and... Read

The Benefits of Budgeting

When it comes to personal finance there is one word that makes almost everyone cringe... Budgeting. Most people feel that maintaining a budget means that it will be the end of all of the "fun". In reality, establishing and following a sound budget does just the opposite. It not only... Read