Broker Check

8755 West Higgins Road
Suite 200
Chicago, IL 60631

LinkedIn

Tom Kedzie CFP®, MBA

(773) 380-8533

 
Don't Buy The Hype Once Upon a Goal A New Way to Look at Your Bucket List Surprise! You’ve Got Money!

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.

Helpful Content

Estate Management 101

Estate Management 101

A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate

Global and International Funds

Global and International Funds

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

A Primer on Dividends

A Primer on Dividends

A company's profits can be reinvested or paid out to the company’s shareholders as “dividends."

 

What Do Your Taxes Pay For?

Here's a breakdown of how the federal government spends your tax money.

Retirement Traps to Avoid

Beware of these traps that could upend your retirement.

The History of Retirement

Do you know where the idea of “retirement” comes from?

Universal Life Insurance

Universal life insurance is permanent insurance with a flexible premium. Here's how it works.

A Primer on Dividends

A company's profits can be reinvested or paid out to the company’s shareholders as “dividends."

How Income Taxes Work

A quick look at how federal income taxes work.

View all articles arrow

A Look at Systematic Withdrawals

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

Can I Refinance My Mortgage?

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

Paying Off a Credit Card

Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.

Roth 401(k) vs. Traditional 401(k)

This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).

How Much Home Can I Afford?

With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.

Should I Pay Off Debt or Invest?

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

View all calculators arrow

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.

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

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

Your Cash Flow Statement

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

Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

View all presentations arrow

Should You Invest in Exchange Traded Funds?

There are hundreds of ETFs available. Should you invest in them?

Acres of Diamonds

In life it often happens that the answers to our most pressing questions are right in our own backyards.

From Boats to Brokers

From the Dutch East India Company to Wall Street, the stock market has a long and storied history.

The Latte Lie and Other Myths

Do you know these three personal finance sayings?

Retirement Redefined

Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.

Suddenly Single: 3 Steps to Take Now

Have you found yourself suddenly single? Here are 3 steps to take right now.

View all videos arrow