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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.

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Buying Auto Insurance For Teen Drivers

Buying Auto Insurance For Teen Drivers

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Planning for the Expected

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Insurance Needs Assessment: For Empty Nesters and Retirees

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Teen Drinking and Your Liability

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The Value of Insuring Against Life’s Risks

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Tips for Finding Care for Your Special-Needs Child

The care of special-needs children continues into their adult years, and may survive the passing of their parents.

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Estimate Your RMD

Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.

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This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.

Disability Income

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

Assess Your Life Insurance Needs

This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.

A Look at Systematic Withdrawals

This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.

Should I Pay Off Debt or Invest?

This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.

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Retirement Plan Distributions

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

Tax Management Strategies

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

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

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

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

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

Managing Your Lifestyle

Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.

Your Cash Flow Statement

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

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How to Retire Early

Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.

Extended Care: A Patchwork of Possibilities

What is your plan for health care during retirement?

Saving for College 101

Here’s a crash course on saving for college.

The Power of Tax-Deferred Growth

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Retirement Redefined

Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.

The Cost of Procrastination

Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.

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