Retire Wiser

Do you want a retirement that allows you to do more than just get by?

Do you want one that allows you to retire wiser – to do more of the things that mean the most to you?

There seems to be so much uncertainty and worry…

 • How much is enough?

 • How long will you live?

 • Where do you start?

The #1 antidote to worry is to increase your certainty.
The road to greater certainty is to take action now.


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We’ll help you create clear and measurable goals.


So you can move forward with a sense of certainty.



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If you are a typical investor (or financial advisor for that matter), it is possible that the S&P 500 index could do a great deal of damage to your retirement plans. To be clear, the problem with the S&P 500 index is not that it has performed poorly or that I’m predicting that it will perform poorly in the future. The problem is that way too many investors and financial advisors give the S&P 500 stock index way too much power over their financial lives.
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Your home is often the most valuable thing you own; not only for sentimental reasons, but just for the sheer dollar amount. I am guessing that while the vast majority of you have homeowners insurance, people often do not know or understand the coverage they have. In some cases, this can be costly if a claim is made later. Here are a few things to review in your homeowners’ policy that are common points of confusion.
Jonathan Henkels |
As more and more people are being vaccinated, hope has risen the COVID-19 pandemic restrictions will be a thing of the past by the end of 2021. Once it does subside, we will all be in a world that looks different than it did in February 2020. As your lives adjust to post-COVID normal, it’s a good idea to make some reassessments of your life, including your finances. Here are three aspects of your financial life to reassess “post-COVID”.
As a Financial Advisor, John Bever works with individuals, families and business owners helping them achieve greater financial independence and have a bigger impact on the people and causes they are most passionate about. Since 1983, he has helped his clients navigate the financial planning ocean in both calm and...
You want a retirement that is fulfilling and significant and one that reaches your greatest financial potential, but you’re worried that you’re not doing everything you could or should be doing to prepare. You know you’re capable of more, but there are too many other things that demand your time...

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You work hard, and life’s been good to you.

You’re planning ahead and want to know you’ll have the resources you need to provide the lifestyle you want – for you and your family.

We’ll help keep you on the right path by combining investment strategies with a financial plan designed to preserve what you have, while achieving what you want. In an ever-changing world, we’re driven by what’s right for you.

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Buffalo Grove IL 60089

Phone: 847-520-5545

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