Timothy E. O'Donnell

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Understanding Today’s Financial Environment

Welcome, I’m Tim O'Donnell, a financial consultant in Barrington, Illinois. We understand that individuals face unique challenges as they prepare for retirement. We can help take the mystery out of preparing for today and tomorrow. Whether you are investing for retirement, college savings or estate planning, our personalized service focuses your needs, wants, and financial goals and objectives.

Our professionals have years of experience in financial services. We can help you address your needs of today and for many years to come. We look forward to working with you through all stages of your life, please call (847) 519-1413.


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How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.

 

Estimating the Cost of College

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9 Facts About Retirement

Regardless of how you approach retirement, there are some things about it that might surprise you.

TIPS for Inflation

If you are concerned about inflation and expect short-term interest rates may increase, TIPS could be worth considering.

The ABCs of Zero Coupon Bonds

Understanding some basic concepts may help you assess whether zero-coupon bonds have a place in your portfolio.

The Utility of Sector Investing

Successful sector investing is dependent upon an accurate analysis about when to rotate in and out.

Qualifying For Medicare Under Age 65

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Can I Refinance My Mortgage?

This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.

Tax Freedom Day

Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.

Comparing Investments

This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.

Long-Term-Care Needs

Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.

Saving for College

This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.

Social Security Taxes

Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.

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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.

5 Smart Investing Strategies

There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives

Investment Strategies for Retirement

Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

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

5 Smart Investing Principles

Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.

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Retiring in a Post-Pandemic World

Imagine your ideal post-pandemic retirement with this animated video.

Emerging Market Opportunities

What are your options for investing in emerging markets?

Once Upon a Goal

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Extended Care: A Patchwork of Possibilities

What is your plan for health care during retirement?

Global and International Funds

Investors seeking world investments can choose between global and international funds. What's the difference?

Safeguard Your Digital Estate

If you died, what would happen to your email archives, social profiles and online accounts?

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