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.
The Latte Lie and Other Myths
Check out this video to begin separating fact from fiction.
Changing Unhealthy Behaviors
Five phases to changing unhealthy behaviors.
Should I Pay Off Debt or Invest?
This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.
“Listen, money doesn’t grow on trees.”
Women and the life-work juggling act.
These four essential steps can help to increase your financial confidence for the year ahead.
Explore the benefits and drawbacks to paying off your mortgage prior to retirement with this article.
The money problems or bad lifestyle habits of adult children could lead to the squandering of any inheritance they receive.
Is your estate in order? This short quiz may help you assess your overall strategy.
Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.
With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.
Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Have you explored all your options when it comes to managing your taxable income?
In good times and bad, consistently saving a percentage of your income is a sound financial practice.
What is Life Insurance? Part 1
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How will you weather the ups and downs of the business cycle?
All about how missing the best market days (or the worst!) might affect your portfolio.