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Financial Planning

 
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Focusing on Your Complete Financial Picture

Let us help you translate your priorities into a lifelong financial strategy that gives you more confidence you will achieve your goals. With your objectives as our guide, we develop an integrated financial plan that addresses your needs at every stage of life, such as:

  • Maintaining your current lifestyle, from today through retirement
  • Understanding your short- and long-term spending needs
  • Maximizing cash flow
  • Helping you hedge against market volatility
  • Minimizing your tax situation
  • Making sure you are adequately and appropriately insured against risk
  • Preserving your lifestyle in retirement

Unique Planning Conversations

Strategic planning provides you with the framework to make informed financial decisions in all aspects of your life. Ongoing review will help ensure that your plan accommodates life’s changes such as marriage or divorce; children or grandchildren; healthcare issues for you, your parents or other family members; changes in tax laws and other events that may occur.

Experienced Northern Trust professionals will guide you through our six-step planning process:

Step 1: Assess Identify and define your goals

Step 2: Inventory Financial analysis

Step 3: Recommend Strategic and tactical ideas

Step 4: Implement Integrate strategies and resource alignment

Step 5: Monitor Oversight of your financial plan and portfolio performance

Step 6: Evaluate Adjustment for changing market conditions and lifestyle needs

By using a holistic approach that takes into account your goals and priorities, our planning process can help ensure a healthy and rewarding financial future for you and your loved ones.

Online Services through Private Passport®

Northern Trust has transformed traditional online banking into a broad online wealth management suite for all your accounts, all in one convenient place. Built for ease of use, Private Passport's tools accomodate those looking for simplicity as well as those with complex financial portfolios.

 
Warren Arnold

Warren Arnold

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Warren Arnold

Warren Arnold

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Warren Arnold is a Vice President at The Northern Trust Company, Chicago. Warren serves as a Senior Financial Consultant, he advises private business owners and corporate executives. He specializes in financial planning and investment management with an emphasis on retirement planning, portfolio design, cash flow analysis, estate planning, and risk management. His integrated consultative approach helps clients develop strategies to achieve their financial goals.

Prior to joining Northern Trust, Warren was a Financial Planner with Sullivan, Bruyette, Speros & Blayney, and with Harris Bank. At both these firms Warren specialized in comprehensive financial planning for high net worth individuals. Warren received his B.S. degree in electrical engineering from the University of Illinois Urbana – Champaign and an M.B.A. from DePaul University in Chicago. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst charter holder (CFA), Certified Financial Planner™ (CFP) certificant, and a Chartered Financial Consultant designee (ChFC).

Warren is a member of the Charted Financial Analyst Institute, the CFA Society of Chicago, the Financial Planning Association (FPA), the FPA of Illinois, and he is a director of the FPA Chicago Loop Council. He is also an adjunct instructor at Northwestern University teaching investment management.
Frank C. Bond

Frank C. Bond

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Frank C. Bond

Frank C. Bond

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Frank has twenty-eight years of experience counseling senior executives, high net worth individuals and business owners on insurance, estate planning and business succession matters. In addition to working directly with clients, Frank has extensive experience working with their other advisors, including attorneys, insurance agents, and accountants to implement clients’ financial plans.

Prior to joining Northern Trust, Frank was with Bank One’s (now JPMorgan) Private Client Services group in the Financial Planning and Insurance division. Before that, Frank worked for seventeen years with The Greater Chicago Group (now GCG Financial) in north suburban Chicago as a consultant to its financial planning, investments, employee benefits and qualified plans divisions.

Frank graduated from Northwestern University’s Technological Institute and its Law School. In addition to a law degree (JD), Frank has earned the designations Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU), Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC) and Certified Financial Planner (CFP®).

 
Garrett Buchanan

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Garrett Buchanan

Garrett Buchanan

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Garrett is a financial planner in the Financial Consulting Group. He has more than 12 years of experience in the financial services industry. He advises corporate executives, high net worth individuals and families, and business owners. Garrett provides comprehensive financial planning regarding retirement and cash flow, investments, insurance, income tax, stock options, compensation and executive benefits, education and major goal funding, estate planning and charitable giving. Prior to joining the Financial Consulting Group, Garrett was a Client Relationship Manager in the Wealth Management Group helping families of significant wealth meet their unique reporting, investment and technology needs.

Garrett earned his bachelor’s degree from Amherst College. He completed the Certified Financial Planner program at DePaul University, and earned the CFP® designation from the College of Financial Planning in Washington, D.C.

Nancy L. Nauheimer

Nancy L. Nauheimer

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Nancy L. Nauheimer

Nancy L. Nauheimer

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Nancy is a Senior Financial Consultant in Northern Trust's Financial Consulting Group. She has over ten years of experience in the financial services industry, providing financial planning to senior executives of public and privately held firms, entrepreneurs, high net worth individuals and their families. Nancy provides comprehensive financial planning in the areas of retirement planning, asset allocation and investments, risk management, income tax, stock options, pre-IPO planning, executive compensation and benefits, education and major goal funding, wealth transfer, estate planning and charitable giving. Her integrated consultative approach helps clients develop strategies to achieve their financial goals. Nancy's planning focus includes disability and special needs planning, financial education and inter-generational wealth planning.

Prior to joining Northern Trust, Nancy was a consultant and strategic planner serving Fortune 500 companies - specializing in the financial services industry, consumer package goods, retail, healthcare and technology sectors, where she helped support corporate growth and profitability strategies. She developed her client service, analytic and advisory skills while a member of the Research and Strategic Planning Group of a Fortune 100 Company in Chicago, and as Senior Project Manager at two global Marketing Research/Consulting firms.

Nancy holds a Master’s degree from the University of Illinois Chicago, and completed the Certified Financial Planner program at DePaul University. She holds the Certified Financial Planner™ (CFP®) and Certified College Planning Specialist designations. Nancy is a member of the Financial Planning Association (FPA), Chicago Estate Planning Council (CEPC) and National Institute of Certified College Planners (NICCP).

Nancy serves as President of the Disability Business Resource Council at The Northern Trust, providing awareness, education, advocacy and support on disability and caregiver related issues to benefit our clients, partners and the communities we serve, with a Focus on Ability!

 
Sue Smith

Sue Smith

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Sue Smith

Sue Smith

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Sue is a Senior Financial Consultant in the Financial Consulting Group. She has twenty years of experience providing financial planning and investment analysis to executives, business owners, high net worth individuals and families. Sue’s emphasis is on retirement planning, cash flow analysis, stock options, compensation and benefits, wealth transfer, charitable gifting, and risk management. Sue’s straight forward approach to planning assists clients in developing solutions to meet their individual needs.

Prior to joining Northern Trust, Sue was a Financial Planner at Guarantee Associates, LLC in Lansing, and an Associate Financial Planner at Ernst & Young, LLP in Chicago from 1997 to 2002. She has been a contributing editor during 2000, 2001 and 2002 for the Ernst & Young Tax Guide.

Sue earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Organizational Management from Calumet College of St. Joseph in Indiana. She received the Certified Financial Planner™ (CFP®) designation from the College of Financial Planning in Denver, Colorado and is a member of the Financial Planning Association (FPA).
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Strategies for managing a major liquidity event.
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IRS CIRCULAR 230 NOTICE: To the extent that this communication or any attachment concerns tax matters, it is not intended to be used, and cannot be used by a taxpayer, for the purpose of avoiding penalties that may be imposed by law. For more information about this notice, see https://www.northerntrust.com/circular230.