Broker Check
847-398-9000 
About Us. Our Team. Our Services. Our Approach.

Strategies For Life

 

Whatever your financial goals, we have the experience to get to the truth of your financial well-being, to make your money work smarter and harder, and to give you more options for using your wealth.

At First Capital Financial Concepts, you’ll find a team of professionals from investments to insurance, from retirement planning to estate planning, and from employee benefits to business planning ready to help you realize your goals.

What makes us different is you. Unlike most financial practitioners who only focus on particular aspects of your financial well-being, we work directly with you in every aspect. This creates a relationship that ensures your financial future is fully integrated and helps turn your dreams into reality.

Helpful Content

You’re Not an ATM: 5 Tips for Teaching Your Kids the Value o

You’re Not an ATM: 5 Tips for Teaching Your Kids the Value o

“Mom, can I have five bucks?” These words will be heard by all parents at some point. Every parent must decide...

What’s Your Investment IQ?

What’s Your Investment IQ?

You make decisions for your portfolio, but how much do you really know about the products you buy? Try this quiz

Bulletproofing Your Business

Bulletproofing Your Business

Small businesses are at risk when they lose a key employee. Here’s how you can protect yourself.

 

How to Jump-Start Your Financial Strategy for Retirement

Get on track to creating the retirement you want. Here are seven financial strategies to take now to help you.

The Most Overlooked Item of Any Home Improvement

The item most homeowners forget on their home improvement project checklist is insurance.

“Dirty Dozen” Tax Scams to Watch For

Every year the IRS releases its list of tax scams, spotlighting some ways that people try to separate you from your money.

What is Guaranteed Retirement Income?

Get the facts about guaranteed retirement income.

4 Easy Ways to Turn the Next Generation into Savvy Savers

In times like these—nearly a decade after the Great Recession and in the midst of the current crisis—teaching your kids the value of a dollar is more critical than ever.

Do You Know the Whole Life Story?

Whole life insurance can help to diversify a financial portfolio.

View all articles arrow

Can I Refinance My Mortgage?

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

Should I Buy or Lease an Auto?

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

A Look at Systematic Withdrawals

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

Inflation & Retirement

Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.

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.

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

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

View all calculators arrow

Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

View all presentations arrow

Jane Bond: Infiltrating the Market

Agent Jane Bond is on the case, cracking the code on bonds.

Surprise! You’ve Got Money!

Here’s a quick guide to checking to see if you have unclaimed money.

Keeping Up with the Joneses

Lifestyle inflation can be the enemy of wealth building. What could happen if you invested instead of buying more stuff?

Social Security: By the Numbers

Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.

RE: Retirement

How does your ideal retirement differ from reality, and what can we do to better align the two?

Should You Tap Retirement Savings to Fund College?

There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.

View all videos arrow