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Finding the Top Financial Advisor in Merrillville, Indiana
Last Updated - 09-May-2022

Merrillville has 5 WiserAdvisor vetted Financial Planners and Advisors for you to choose from and 8 non-vetted advisors in your local area. These financial advisors in Merrillville , Indiana have an average of 13 years of experience.

NOTE: The list of financial advisors in Merrillville , Indiana 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 Merrillville , Indiana .

Qualified Financial Advisors in Merrillville, Indiana
Financial Advisor Experience AUM Minimum Assets Fee Structure
Wesley Kotys
CFP®, AAMS®
KOTYS WEALTH PROFESSIONALS
1111 Glendale Blvd.,
Valparaiso, IN 46383
21 Not Specified Not Specified Fee-Only
David Steger
CFP®, CFA®
THE ADVISORYONE GROUP
200 West Adams Street Suite 2450,
Chicago, IL 60606
Not Disclosed Not Specified Not Specified Fee-Based
Personal Capital
PERSONAL CAPITAL ADVISORS CORPORATION
---,
Chicago, IL 60601
11 $15,000,000,000 $100,000 Fee-Based
Kyle Nolan
CFP®
EDELMAN FINANCIAL ENGINES, LLC
1515 W. 22nd Street Suite 850W,
Oak Brook, IL 60523
12 Not Specified Not Specified Fee-Based
Paul Raab
EDELMAN FINANCIAL ENGINES, LLC
3100 Sanders Road,
Northbrook, IL 60062
10 Not Specified Not Specified Fee-Based

Information on Qualified Financial Advisors in Merrillville

Qualifications CRD# 4051934
FirmCRD# 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# 5951596
FirmCRD# 6413
Series 7, 66

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


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 FirmCRD# 155172

Compensation/Fee Fee-Based


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

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Personal Capital provides a unique combination of personalized human advice and free, innovative technology. We have local presences nationwide and fully remote capabilities with clients in all 50 states and $15bn in assets as of 11/30/2020. Join the 2.7 million people who track over $980bn with our free tools, including our Retirement Planner, Investment Checkup™, and Fee Analyzer™. Personal Capital Advisors Corporation ("PCAC") compensates WiserAdvisor ("Company") for new leads. ("Company") is not an investment client of PCAC.

Advisory Services Provided:

Portfolio Management, Wealth Management


Qualifications CRD# 5426926
FirmCRD# 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# 5963018
FirmCRD# 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 Merrillville, Indiana
Firm Name AUM No. of Clients Fee Structure
Gehrig Capital Management, Inc.
8001 Broadway , Suite 200,
Merrillville, IN 46410-5546
$135,000,000 791 A percentage of AUM
Strategiq Financial Group, Llc
101 East 90th Drive , Suite A,
Merrillville, IN 46410
$1,826,089,196 3341 A percentage of AUM
Fixed fees
Other (SUBSCRIPTION FEE - INTERACTIVE WEALTH MANAGEMENT PORTAL SERVICE)

    List of Additional Advisors in Merrillville, Indiana*

    * Additional advisors listing is provided in partnership with Yext

    Financial Advisor Office Location Phone Number
    Airey Financial Group
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    200 West 84th Drive, Suite B, Merrillville, IN  46410 219-650-4050
    Jason Topp
    Inquire with Jason
    300 E 90th Dr, Merrillville, IN  46410 219-736-8677
    Tom Lozanoski
    Inquire with Tom
    300 E 90th Dr, Merrillville, IN  46410 219-736-8677
    SDM Investments, LLC
    Inquire with SDM
    6111 Harrison Street, Suite 130, Merrillville, IN  46410 888-988-0858
    CFSC Speedy Check Cashers
    Inquire with CFSC
    71 81st Avenue, Merrillville, IN  46410 219-756-6200
    Pickart Insurance Agency Inc.
    Inquire with Pickart
    8750 Broadway, Suite C, Merrillville, IN  46410 219-769-3641
    Allstate Personal Financial Representative: Craig Engel
    Inquire with Allstate
    1064 W 84th Dr, Merrillville, IN  46410 703-362-3985
    Laszlo Rigsby Advisory
    Inquire with Laszlo
    200 East 80th Place, Suite 200, Merrillville, IN  46410 219-961-2526
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