DeKalb County, IL Financial Advisors and Resources



Financial Advisor Firms in DeKalb County, IL


WALSH & ASSOCIATES, LLC

Website

(815) 748-2130

444 E. Hillcrest Drive
Suite 230
Dekalb, IL 60115

SEC#: 801-77605
Years in Business: 8 years


How Retirement-Friendly is DeKalb County, IL?

  • Population: 104,366
  • % of Population 62 Years and Over: 15.1%
  • Average Home Value: $177,400
  • Average Monthly Housing Cost: $1,078
  • Average Household Income: $77,444
  • Illinois Total Tax Burden: 9.52% (9th Highest in U.S.)
  • Illinois Property Tax: 4.00% (8th Highest in U.S.)
  • Illinois Individual Income Tax: 2.11% (19th Lowest in U.S.)
  • Illinois Sales and Excise Tax: 3.41% (24th Highest in U.S.)


DeKalb County, IL Financial Advisor FAQs

Financial advisors can get paid in a number of different ways. If they are commission-based, their pay comes from the commissions they earn when they sell you an investment. The fee-only advisor will instead charge according to an agreed upon rate (hourly or by project) for his or her services.
An advisor will help you identify your long-term goals, work through your budget issues, allocate funds appropriately, manage risk properly so your investments are able to grow over time while still being protected against market volatility.
You need a financial advisor in order to be able to make sound decisions about what you should be investing in and how much to invest and where. A financial advisor can also provide personalized guidance for your particular income and spending needs.
The first question or task to ask yourself is whether this person is trustworthy. You want someone who is honest, diligent, loyal, financially literate, knowledgeable about investment vehicles, and someone who has integrity.