Blog : Financial Literacy, LLC | Elmhurst, IL


It Pays to Prepare Early

As a financial advisor, one of the hardest parts of the job is watching people lose what they’ve worked so hard to earn when they could have prevented the loss. Too many people avoid planning for potential risks because they don’t see the immediate benefit and they think it will ruin the lifestyle they have now. Instead, they choose to hold on to what they have and hope for the best later. But the reality is, when you’re not willing to sacrifice a little in the present—that is when you end up paying for it later and potentially losing the life you worked so hard to create.

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The Importance of Diversification for a Business Owner

As a business owner, you likely know that it’s important to diversify your investments in the marketplace. Whether you’re acquiring other entities or dealing in the stock market, putting “all your eggs in one basket,” so to speak, is never the wisest plan of action. But when it comes to diversifying between your business and personal assets, many business owners tend to overlook this basic planning principle. In this blog, we will discuss why it’s important to spread the wealth between your business and personal finances.

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Leveraging the 3 D’s of Financial Planning

Oftentimes when you’re assembling your financial plan, you’re not just preparing for your own financial security—you’re investing in the future of your family, business, and employees, too. That said, you want to make the most of your effort, so it’s important to talk with an expert who has your best interest in mind and understands complex financial topics. As a financial educator passionate about helping business owners, we’re sharing an overview of three topics you should consider as you manage your business and personal assets.

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3 Things to Consider When Putting Money Away for the Future

You want to do what’s right for your family—we all do. And you know that supporting and protecting them financially is a big part of helping your family in the future. The problem is, we often get so caught up in the present day that we forget to consider what that future could actually look like. People have a tendency to picture their lives one way and assume that that’s how everything will play out—but that isn’t always the case.

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