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.
Red Flags for Tax Auditors
Here are six flags that may make your tax return prime for an IRS audit.
Where Will Your Retirement Money Come From?
Retirement income may come from a variety of sources. Here's an overview of the six main sources.
Charitable Giving: Smart from the Heart
Do you have causes that you want to support with donations? Here are three tips.
Most stock market analysis falls into three broad groups: Fundamental, technical, and sentimental. Here’s a look at each.
There have been a number of changes to Social Security that may affect you, especially if you are nearing retirement.
Some people wonder if Social Security will remain financially sound enough to pay the benefits they are owed.
It's important to understand the pros and cons when considering a prepaid debit card.
Gaining a better understanding of municipal bonds makes more sense than ever.
How literate are you when it comes to your finances? Brush up with these five basics.
Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Coaches have helped you your whole life, in ways big and small. We’d like to be one of them.
Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.
What is your plan for health care during retirement?
If your family relies on your income, it’s critical to know what their needs would be in the event of your death.
There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.
All about how missing the best market days (or the worst!) might affect your portfolio.