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Chicago, IL 60606

Gary Harris Private Client Group, Inc.

(800) 558-9769

 
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When you engage in a relationship with a financial professional, you must consider the process. If on the way to financial security, you pay too much or get too little, success is not as rewarding. In fact, you may pay too much and still not reach your goals. True success is when all the pieces are in place: a collaborative relationship, actionable plan and expert execution.

You succeed when strategy translates directly into action.

Our first priority is your overall financial success. We want to learn more about your personal situation, identify your dreams and goals, and understand your tolerance for risk. Long-term relationships that encourage open and honest communication have been the cornerstone of our foundation of success.

We understand how easy it is to become overwhelmed by the trappings of wealth. That’s why we work so hard to help you focus your resources on what you value most. Whether it’s your retirement, charitable gift giving, educating your children or simply planning for regular vacations, what matters most is that you get what you truly desire. After all, the only real wealth is a fulfilling life.

Our site is filled with educational videos, articles, presentations, and calculators designed to help you learn more about the world of personal finance. As you search our website, send us a note regarding any questions you may have about any particular concepts or products. We'll get back to you quickly with a thoughtful answer.







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To Buy or Not to Buy

To Buy or Not to Buy

The decision whether to buy or rent a home may have long-term implications.

Lots of Variables with Fixed-Rate Mortgages

Lots of Variables with Fixed-Rate Mortgages

When selecting a fixed-rate mortgage, a borrower has to determine how many years to finance the loan.

Perception vs. Reality

Perception vs. Reality

There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.

 

Budgeting After a Divorce

Divorce is the second most stressful time in a person's life. Here's some tips to get through it.

Retirement Traps to Avoid

Beware of these traps that could upend your retirement.

The Financial Literacy Crisis

Many Americans are operating their personal finances with only the barest minimum of knowledge.

Three Key Questions to Answer Before Taking Social Security

When to start? Should I continue to work? How can I maximize my benefit?

Volunteering in Retirement

For many, retirement includes contributing their time and talents to an organization in need.

Understanding the Basics of Medigap Policies

Important as it is, Medicare does not cover the full range of health-care expenses you may experience in your golden years.

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Federal Income Tax

Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.

Disability Income

This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.

Self-Employed Retirement Plans

Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.

Historical Inflation

This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.

What Is My Current Net Worth?

Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.

My Retirement Savings

Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.

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Retirement Plan Distributions

There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.

Your Cash Flow Statement

A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.

Tax Management Strategies

Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.

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An Arm and a Leg

A visit to the hospital can be painful, for both your body and your wallet. Don’t let it be more painful than it has to be.

It May Be Time for a Financial Checkup

It’s never a bad time to speak with your financial advisor about changes in your situation.

Perception vs. Reality

There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.

Saving for College 101

Here’s a crash course on saving for college.

When Special Care Is Needed: The Special Needs Trust

A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.

Surprises

Making the most of surprises is a great reason to work with us.

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