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Financial Advisors in Rockford, Illinois
Financial Advisor Office Location Phone Number
Michael Stewart,
Crystal Lake Tax & Financial Services
451 Coventry Lane,
Crystal Lake, IL  60014
(815) 526-3092
Dean Hessler,
Financial Engines Advisors, LLC
2501 West Beltline Highway Suite 103,
Madison, WI  53713
(608) 234-5121
Craig Mottl,
Financial Engines Advisors, LLC
N16W23217 Stone Ridge Dr.,
Waukesha, WI  53188
(262) 717-0022
Steve Czech,
Financial Engines Advisors, LLC
840 Willow Rd Suite P,
Northbrook, IL  60062
(847) 498-3636
Matthew Personette,
Financial Engines Advisors, LLC
3021 Butterfield Road Suite 202,
Hinsdale, IL  60523
(630) 368-1818

Information on Qualified Financial Advisors in Rockford

Qualifications CRD# 4243807
Series 65

Compensation/Fee I am a Fee-Based financial professional, Based on Assets, Flat Fee, Hourly


Office Location 451 Coventry Lane,
Suite 102,
Crystal Lake,
IL 
60014
Phone Number (815) 5263092

Michael Stewart has been in suburban Chicago for most of his 46 years. He has been in the financial planning industry for over 16 years. His past experience includes 8 years in the Private Client Group and Investment Management divisions of two of Chicago's largest banks, overseeing deposits in excess of $200,000,000 in McHenry County. In 2008, Michael founded his own firm to independently serve the tax planning and conservative financial planning needs of his clients in or nearing retirement. Michael strives on educate his clients on how to invest profitably and avoid loss by providing conservative options. He is dedicated to helping his clients reap the rewards of a well planned retirement. In addition, Michael is a well established author, speaker and consultant on economic matters. He lives in McHenry with his wife of 21 years and their 3 children.

About Crystal Lake Tax & Financial Services

At Crystal Lake Tax & Financial, we specialize in teaching clients how the world of income-generating investments and strategies can be used to help those in and nearing retirement to conservatively achieve their long-term financial goals and avoid common retirement planning mistakes. Protecting your principal from market losses and generating income and dividends will grow your money organically, or as we like to say "the old fashioned way." We rely on real world proven strategies rather than just hope like so many other brokers. Our number one mission is client education. We want to work with you to ensure that you make informed, educated decisions that will best suit your current needs and enable you to achieve your long term goals. We believe piece of mind comes from understanding your options and from working with your advisor to choose the options that work best for you and your family. Services offered; Financial Planning, Retirement Income Planning, Estate Planning, Income Tax Preparation and Investment Management.



Qualifications CRD# 2652956
FirmCRD# 104510
Series 6, 7, 63, 66

Compensation/Fee I am a Fee-Based financial professional


Office Location 2501 West Beltline Highway Suite 103,
Madison,
WI 
53713
Phone Number (608) 2345121

Joined Financial Engines in 2009. Began his career in the financial services industry in 1993. Successfully completed the Series 66 examination(s) administered by FINRA. Earned the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER TM (CFP®) certification(s). Master's degree in Business Administration from Iowa State University and Bachelor's degree in Agriculture from University of Wisconsin-Madison. Has 2 grown children.

About Financial Engines Advisors, LLC

Financial Engines is America's largest investment advisor1. We help people achieve greater financial clarity by providing professional investment management, comprehensive financial planning and advice for everyday Americans. Financial Engines was co-founded in 1996 by a Nobel Prize- winning economist and we currently offer financial help to millions of people. Our unique approach, combined with powerful online services, dedicated advisors and personal attention both in and outside of the workplace, promotes greater financial wellness and helps more Americans get on track to meet their financial goals. 1For independence methodology and ranking, see InvestmentNews RIA Data Center. (http://data.investmentnews.com/ria).



Qualifications CRD# 5018780
FirmCRD# 104510
Series 7, 63, 65

Compensation/Fee I am a Fee-Based financial professional


Office Location N16W23217 Stone Ridge Dr.,
Suite 100,
Waukesha,
WI 
53188
Phone Number (262) 7170022

Joined Financial Engines in 2012. Began his career in the financial services industry in 2005. Successfully completed the Series 7, 63, and 65 examination(s) administered by FINRA. Earned the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNERTM (CFP®) and the Certified Fund Specialist (CFS®) certification(s). Bachelor's degree in Business Administration from University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. Married to Tiffany. They have three children. Craig enjoys fishing, hunting, boating, and football.

About Financial Engines Advisors, LLC

Financial Engines is America's largest investment advisor1. We help people achieve greater financial clarity by providing professional investment management, comprehensive financial planning and advice for everyday Americans. Financial Engines was co-founded in 1996 by a Nobel Prize- winning economist and we currently offer financial help to millions of people. Our unique approach, combined with powerful online services, dedicated advisors and personal attention both in and outside of the workplace, promotes greater financial wellness and helps more Americans get on track to meet their financial goals. 1For independence methodology and ranking, see InvestmentNews RIA Data Center. (http://data.investmentnews.com/ria).



Qualifications CRD# 4329976
FirmCRD# 104510
Series 3, 7, 66

Compensation/Fee I am a Fee-Based financial professional


Office Location 840 Willow Rd Suite P,
Northbrook,
IL 
60062
Phone Number (847) 4983636

Joined Financial Engines in 2007. Began his career in the financial services industry in 1989. Successfully completed the Series 3, 7, and 66 examination(s) administered by FINRA. Earned the Chartered Mutual Fund CounselorSM (CMFC®) certification(s). Former Commodity-Futures floor trader at Chicago Board of Trade/MACE. Studied Business Administration at Western Illinois University. Married to Nunzia. They have two adult children.

About Financial Engines Advisors, LLC

Financial Engines is America's largest investment advisor1. We help people achieve greater financial clarity by providing professional investment management, comprehensive financial planning and advice for everyday Americans. Financial Engines was co-founded in 1996 by a Nobel Prize- winning economist and we currently offer financial help to millions of people. Our unique approach, combined with powerful online services, dedicated advisors and personal attention both in and outside of the workplace, promotes greater financial wellness and helps more Americans get on track to meet their financial goals. 1For independence methodology and ranking, see InvestmentNews RIA Data Center. (http://data.investmentnews.com/ria).



Qualifications CRD# 6067320
FirmCRD# 104510
Series 7, 66

Compensation/Fee Fee Based Only - No Commissions


Office Location 3021 Butterfield Road Suite 202,
Hinsdale,
IL 
60523
Phone Number (630) 3681818

"Joined Financial Engines in 2015. Began his career in the financial services industry in 2012. Successfully completed the Series 7 and 66 examination(s) administered by FINRA. Earned the Chartered Retirement Planning CounselorSM (CRPC®) certification(s). Bachelor's degree in Communications from Northern Illinois University. Matthew is married and has four children. He enjoys spending time with his family, healthy eating (most of the time), exercising, and reading."

About Financial Engines Advisors, LLC

Financial Engines is America's largest investment advisor1. We help people achieve greater financial clarity by providing professional investment management, comprehensive financial planning and advice for everyday Americans. Financial Engines was co-founded in 1996 by a Nobel Prize- winning economist and we currently offer financial help to millions of people. Our unique approach, combined with powerful online services, dedicated advisors and personal attention both in and outside of the workplace, promotes greater financial wellness and helps more Americans get on track to meet their financial goals. 1For independence methodology and ranking, see InvestmentNews RIA Data Center. (http://data.investmentnews.com/ria).