Welcome to Lincoln Financial Advisors
Tom Kedzie CFP®, MBA
“People make better decisions with financial advisors.”
-Dr. Robert Shiller, Nobel Prize in Economics, Yale University
Your Financial Future
Today’s economic environment can present many challenges. But along with these challenges come opportunities for those who plan ahead. Whether you are years away from retirement- or in the midst of retirement- we can be of help to you!
We are a specialized group of professionals within Lincoln Financial Advisors, focusing on retirement planning. Our services address all facets of your retirement, including Medicare and Social Security optimization, investments, pensions, long term care, retirement income and estate planning.
On our website you will find valuable information for evaluating your current financial position and progress toward your retirement goals. There are educational videos, presentations, calculators and articles designed to help you learn more about managing your personal finances.
If you have other advisors, that’s great. We can work alongside them. Let us help you secure your financial future. For a complimentary retirement review, please call us today at (773) 380-8533.
Charitable Giving: Smart from the Heart
Do you have causes that you want to support with donations? Here are three tips.
When Should You Take Social Security
Monthly Social Security payments differ substantially depending on when you start receiving benefits.
Retiring the 4% Rule
A portfolio created with your long-term objectives in mind is crucial as you pursue your dream retirement.
Technology tips to make your next trip even better.
Lifestyle considerations in creating your retirement portfolio.
It's important to understand the pros and cons when considering a prepaid debit card.
Pundits go on and on about how “terrible” or “wonderful” annuities are, but they never talk about whether annuities are right
Second marriages are a trigger event to revisit any existing estate strategies.
Determining the value of your estate, or for someone who has passed away, can be a complex undertaking.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.
Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.
With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
Are you ready for retirement? Here are five words you should consider.
Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.
Do you know how long it may take for your investments to double in value? The Rule of 72 is a quick way to figure it out.
The market is as unpredictable as the weather. We’d love to help you prepare.
Making the most of surprises is a great reason to work with us.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, discovering how bonds diversify a portfolio.