Neill A. Atkins Financial Advisor  Cetera Advisor Networks LLC

Helping You Plan Your Financial Future

Neill has been in the financial industry since 1981 and has built a clientele that consists of individuals as well as small business owners, associates, non-profit organizations, and pension plans. His practice focuses on the advantages of asset management. Knowledge and experience play key roles in helping Neill's clients more effectively work towards their financial goals.


A lifetime resident of the Duluth area Neill is active in the community. He conducts financial seminars on a regular basis for companies 401(k) and pension plans, and has been a talk show host on WDSM-710 AM and KDAL-610 AM Radio. Neill belongs to the Duluth Area and Two Harbors Chamber of Commerce and was a Duluth City Councilor. Neill is a member of the North Shore Rotary and chairs the Leif Erikson Restoration Project, which has restored the Viking Ship replica in Leif Erikson Park. He has written articles that have appeared in local newspapers and has been a financial and political commentator on radio and television in the Duluth area.


Neill attended the University of Minnesota-Duluth, taught high school in Duluth and is a U.S. Navy Veteran. He is also a member of the Northland Vietnam Veterans Association and American Legion.

Tax-Deferred Savings

Compare the potential future value of tax-deferred investments to that of taxable investments.

IRA Eligibility

Use this calculator to determine whether you qualify for the different types of IRAs.

Cost of Retirement

Use this calculator to estimate how much income and savings you may need in retirement.

Taxable Equivalent Yield

Calculate the rate of return you would have to receive from a taxable investment to realize an equivalent tax-exempt yield.

More Calculators →

Rung by Rung: Building a Bond Ladder

A bond ladder could help investors stagger the maturity dates of bonds to limit long-term exposure to low rates and allow some principal to be reinvested when rates are rising.

Fraud Never Sleeps

Fraud accounted for more than half of the 1.8M consumer complaints received by the Federal Trade Commission in 2011.

Time for a Trust

Common types of trusts, the issues they might address, and the benefits they may provide.

HOT TOPIC: What Can We Expect in 2014?

While economic forecasts for 2014 are encouraging, there are factors to watch in the months ahead.

More Newsletters →