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Finding the Top Financial Advisor in Homewood, Illinois
Last Updated - 21-Sep-2022

Homewood has 6 WiserAdvisor vetted Financial Planners and Advisors for you to choose from and 3 non-vetted advisors in your local area. These financial advisors in Homewood, Illinois have an average of 15 years of experience.

NOTE: The list of financial advisors in Homewood, Illinois mentioned below do not include all the advisors in our network due to their compliance listing restrictions. More vetted advisors may be available when you use our free match service to compare financial advisors near you in Homewood, Illinois.

Qualified Financial Advisors in Homewood, Illinois
Financial Advisor Experience AUM Minimum Assets Fee Structure
Kyle Nolan
CFP®
EDELMAN FINANCIAL ENGINES, LLC
1515 W. 22nd Street Suite 850W,
Oak Brook, IL 60523
12 Not Specified Not Specified Fee-Based
David Steger
CFP®, CFA®
THE ADVISORYONE GROUP
200 West Adams Street Suite 2450,
Chicago, IL 60606
12 Not Specified Not Specified Fee-Based
Jim Hagedorn
CFA®
CHICAGO PARTNERS
1 N. Wacker Dr.,
Chicago, IL 60606
29 Not Specified $500K Fee-Only
Personal Capital
PERSONAL CAPITAL
---,
Chicago, IL 60601
11 $22,400,000,000 $100,000 Fee-Based
Wesley Kotys
CFP®, AAMS®
KOTYS WEALTH PROFESSIONALS
1111 Glendale Blvd.,
Suite 105,
Valparaiso, IN 46383
21 Not Specified Not Specified Fee-Only
Paul Raab
EDELMAN FINANCIAL ENGINES, LLC
3100 Sanders Road,
Suite 125,
Northbrook, IL 60062
10 Not Specified Not Specified Fee-Based

Information on Qualified Financial Advisors in Homewood

Qualifications CRD# 5426926
Firm CRD# 104510
Series 66

Compensation/Fee Fee-Based


Office Location 1515 W. 22nd Street Suite 850W,
Oak Brook,
IL
60523
Phone Number 630-756-5260

Since 2008, I've used my financial planning experiences, knowledge, and relationship management skills to serve my clients. I enjoy working with my clients to help ensure they stay on track and can handle the unexpected bumps life sends their way. In my free time, I like listening to audio books and spending time with my kids riding bikes, golfing and playing basketball.

About Edelman Financial Engines, LLC

Since 1986, Edelman Financial Engines has been committed to always acting in the best interest of our clients. We were founded on the belief that all American investors - not just the wealthy - deserve access to personalized, comprehensive financial planning and investment advice. Today, we are America's top independent financial planning and investment advisory firm, recognized by Barron's,1 awarded September 2021 based on data within a 12-month period. Compensation paid for use and distribution of rating. We have 145+ offices across the country and are entrusted by more than 1.3 million clients to manage more than $291 billion in assets.2 Our unique approach to serving clients combines our advanced methodology and proprietary technology with the attention of a dedicated personal financial planner. Every client's situation and goals are unique, and the powerful fusion of high-tech and high-touch allows Edelman Financial Engines to deliver the personal plan and financial confidence that everyone deserves. 1The 2021 Top 100 Independent Advisory Firm Ranking issued by Barron's is qualitative and quantitative, including assets managed, revenue generated, regulatory record, staffing levels and diversity, technology spending and succession planning. Firms elect to participate but do not pay to be included in the ranking. Compensation is paid for use and distribution of rating. Investor experience and returns are not considered. 2Data as of Dec. 31, 2021.


Qualifications CRD# 5951596
Firm CRD# 6413
Series 7, 66

Compensation/Fee Fee-Based, Flat Fee, Based on Assets


Office Location 200 West Adams Street Suite 2450,
Chicago,
IL
60606
Phone Number 312-819-2403

David's practice provides thoughtful, customized and transparent strategies by developing an in-depth understanding of each client's unique financial needs. He focuses on portfolio management and comprehensive financial planning to help his clients pursue their financial goals through the creation and implementation of a thorough and realistic financial plan. His clients broadly range from early career to current retirees. David has been around investing and financial planning his entire life. His grandfather started the practice in 1948, his father succeeded him in 1976, and today he continues the family legacy. He earned his Master's degree in finance from the University of Notre Dame, graduating Magna Cum Laude with an emphasis in investments. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Economics from the University of Michigan. He is a CFA® Charterholder and a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER® professional.

About The AdvisoryOne Group

The AdvisoryOne Group is an experienced financial services firm focused on goal pursuit through concierge services for an engaged clientele. We accomplish our vision by remaining true to our values. We strive to make the ideal real, while recognizing the certainty of change in the lifetimes of our clients, ourselves, and our firm.

Advisory Services Provided:

Financial Planning, Portfolio Management, Retirement Planning, 401K Rollovers, Wealth Management, Money Management, Education Funding and Planning, Financial Advice & Consulting, Financial Planning for Individuals, Financial Planning for Businesses, Investment Advice & Management


Qualifications CRD# 4583528
Firm CRD# 147662

Compensation/Fee Fee-Only


Office Location 1 N. Wacker Dr.,
Chicago,
IL
60606
Phone Number 312-375-3282

About Chicago Partners

Optimize Your Most Important Business: the Management of Your Wealth. Chicago Partners is an SEC-registered, fee-only independent registered investment advisor (RIA) that specializes in creating a one-stop wealth management experience. With 23 investment professionals managing over $1.9 billion for 650+ clients, our team specializes in optimizing each dimension of our distinguished clients' wealth. Our clients include high & ultra-high-net-worth individuals, foundations, institutions, and corporations. Our clients optimize each dimension of their wealth by using our 5-Step Wealth Optimization Process, which includes: - Investment Consulting - Custom Investment Portfolios - Tax Planning & Tax Preparation - Personalized Financial Plans - The Fiduciary Relationship Our clients work with their dedicated teams consisting of CPA, CFP, J.D., and CFA-certified individuals, each focused on optimizing a specific dimension of the client's wealth. Each client's plan is customized to meet their unique goals & objectives, and their team of fiduciaries is always working to reach their goals and objectives.


Qualifications Firm CRD# 155172

Compensation/Fee Fee-Based


Office Location ---,
Chicago,
IL
60601
Phone Number 650-556-1310

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Advisory Services Provided:

Portfolio Management, Wealth Management


Qualifications CRD# 4051934
Firm CRD# 168156

Compensation/Fee Fee-Only, Based on Assets


Office Location 1111 Glendale Blvd.,
Suite 105,
Valparaiso,
IN
46383
Phone Number 219-465-6924

Wesley Kotys is a Valparaiso, IN Fee-Only Financial Planner serving Northwest Indiana and all surrounding areas. Kotys Wealth Professionals specializes in providing holistic financial planning to help clients build, manage, grow, and protect their assets through life's transitions. Wesley Kotys is a NAPFA-Registered Financial Advisor and a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER Professional. As Founder and CEO of Kotys Wealth Professionals, Wesley (Wes) Kotys brings over 20 years of financial planning and investment management experience to the firm. Wes is also intricately involved in the firms day-to-day business, managing investment models and conducting research utilizing our highly disciplined rules-based process. Prior to launching The Kotys Group in 2007, Wes spent nearly a decade with major broker-dealers, such as Prudential Financial and Edward Jones. At Edward Jones, he had one of the fastest growing offices in the country. A second generation financial adviser, Wes was also in the top 10% of all financial advisors associated with LPL from 2012-2013. As an accomplished speaker and financial educator, Wes has received national and regional awards as a financial advisor. He is also very involved in the community and believes strongly in giving back. Wes attended Purdue University and graduated from Indiana Wesleyan University with a bachelor's degree in Business Administration. He believes strongly in continuing education and has earned the following certifications and accreditations:
CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER (CFP®)
Accredited Asset Management Specialist (AAMS®)
Series 66 Uniform Securities Agent/Registered Investment Advisor
Life and Health Insurance

About Kotys Wealth Professionals

At Kotys Wealth Professionals everything we do is focused on you and your goals. Our first order of business is taking the time to get to know you - what you want for yourself and your family, your appetite for risk, your plans for the future. With that foundation set, we then educate you, guide you and provide you with financial strategies that will help you accomplish your goals. We see money as a tool to help you realize your dreams and reach a higher purpose with your wealth. We invite you to contact us at 219-465-6924 for a no-cost initial meeting where you can experience how Kotys Wealth Professionals work as a Registered Investment Advisor.

Advisory Services Provided:

Financial Planning, Portfolio Management, Retirement Planning, 401K Rollovers, Wealth Management, Risk Management, Financial Planning for Individuals, Financial Planning for Businesses, Tax Advice and Services, Estate Planning & Trusts


Qualifications CRD# 5963018
Firm CRD# 104510
Series 66

Compensation/Fee Fee-Based


Office Location 3100 Sanders Road,
Suite 125,
Northbrook,
IL
60062
Phone Number 224-521-5230

I'm passionate about helping my clients build a better future and achieve their financial and retirement goals. I love the opportunity to help people confirm whether they are on track to reach those goals. Outside of work I enjoy water sports, running, and spending time with friends and family.

About Edelman Financial Engines, LLC

Since 1986, Edelman Financial Engines has been committed to always acting in the best interest of our clients. We were founded on the belief that all American investors - not just the wealthy - deserve access to personalized, comprehensive financial planning and investment advice. Today, we are America's top independent financial planning and investment advisory firm, recognized by Barron's,1 awarded September 2021 based on data within a 12-month period. Compensation paid for use and distribution of rating. We have 145+ offices across the country and are entrusted by more than 1.3 million clients to manage more than $291 billion in assets.2 Our unique approach to serving clients combines our advanced methodology and proprietary technology with the attention of a dedicated personal financial planner. Every client's situation and goals are unique, and the powerful fusion of high-tech and high-touch allows Edelman Financial Engines to deliver the personal plan and financial confidence that everyone deserves. 1The 2021 Top 100 Independent Advisory Firm Ranking issued by Barron's is qualitative and quantitative, including assets managed, revenue generated, regulatory record, staffing levels and diversity, technology spending and succession planning. Firms elect to participate but do not pay to be included in the ranking. Compensation is paid for use and distribution of rating. Investor experience and returns are not considered. 2Data as of Dec. 31, 2021.


Top Financial Advisor Firms in Homewood, Illinois (Ranked by AUM)

Firm Name AUM No. of Clients Fee Structure
Savant Investment Advisers, Inc.
1135 W. 175th Street,
Homewood, IL 60430
$137,396,361 448 A percentage of AUM
Hourly charges
Fixed fees

    List of Additional Advisors in Homewood, Illinois*

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    Financial Advisor Office Location Phone Number
    Armand McCarroll
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    930 W 175th, 1E, Homewood, IL  60430 773-455-3745
    Edward Jones
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    18735 Dixie Hwy, Homewood, IL  60430 708-798-9066
    Edward Jones
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    18115 Dixie Highway, Homewood, IL  60430 708-798-1605
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