Eliminate the Guesswork

Vertex Planning Partners / Estate Planning, Planning, Retirement / July 14, 2022

Creating an estate plan is a key component of achieving financial wellness Most people don’t spend too much time thinking about end-of-life planning on a daily basis. But you may have loved ones who will soon face those issues. While it’s not pleasant to think about, you may be the one who ends up having […]

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The Many Faces of Risk

Vertex Planning Partners / Planning, Resources / March 14, 2022

Knowing the different types of investment risk can help you cope with market volatility. When was the last time you checked your retirement plan balance? If your balance was less than it was the last time you checked, you probably felt a bit of pain. Everybody does. Where exactly does that pain come from? It’s […]

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Money Mantras

Vertex Planning Partners / Planning, Resources / February 14, 2022

Market swings causing you some anxiety? These four money mantras can help you overcome it. Whether it’s the continuing presence of the COVID-19 pandemic, a sudden boost in prices related to gas, food, housing and other essentials, supply chain hiccups, an uncertain labor market (or any number of other things), the stock market has certainly […]

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Easy Reference Tax Guide

Vertex Planning Partners / Resources / February 10, 2022

With tax season upon us, we wanted to share an Easy Reference Tax Guide for 2022. Included are the brackets for: 2022 Estate & Gift Tax Rates Traditional and Roth IRAs Qualified Plans Personal Tax Items Income Tax Education Incentive Social Security Required Minimum Distributions SEE THE TAX GUIDE>  

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Aspire Planning Group merges with Vertex Partners

Vertex Planning Partners / Press Releases / January 27, 2022

DOWNERS GROVE, IL – JANUARY 13, 2022– Vertex Partners is excited to announce a strategic merger with Aspire Planning Group of Grayslake, IL. The Managing Partners of Vertex Partners, Greg Benner, Mike Bellis and Brad Schaffnit have had an ongoing relationship with Julie Hupp, President of Aspire Planning Group for over seven years.  “By joining […]

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Find Your Happy Place

Vertex Planning Partners / Uncategorized / January 24, 2022

Follow these three tips to help reach a state of happiness on a daily basis. Do you find that happiness is hard to come by on some days? With all the challenges of the past year, it’s sometimes just easier to find imperfections in everything and let crankiness rule your day. However, if you want […]

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Go to the Head of the Class

Vertex Planning Partners / Planning, Retirement / November 11, 2021

Master these Social Security lessons to get a more realistic view of your retirement. According to Nationwide’s 8th Annual Social Security Consumer Survey, more than half of Americans express confidence that they know exactly how to optimize their Social Security benefits. However, only 6% actually understand all the factors that determine the maximum benefit someone […]

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Caring For Aging Parents

Vertex Planning Partners / Planning, Retirement / October 14, 2021

Many adults have aging parents who are in need of living and health care assistance. There are a number of resources today that can help them grow old gracefully, either in their existing home or in a facility, along with multiple options for financing the cost of the care. Living options Living alone: Depending on the […]

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September Webinars-Medicare

Vertex Planning Partners / Uncategorized / August 19, 2021

Our September Webinar series will focus on Medicare. Join our special guest, David Wylly from Medicare Solutions Network, to provide all the insights you need to know about Medicare in this two part series. From out-of-pocket costs to the role of supplemental insurance, we’ve broken the two webinars into two 45 minute sessions to ensure […]

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Vertex Planning Partners / Planning, Retirement / August 16, 2021

With its four distinct parts, Medicare can be an alphabet soup of complexity. We provide an overview of the various components and how they impact your healthcare costs. Medicare is available to virtually all U.S. citizens and legal residents 65 years of age and over who have previously worked and paid U.S. taxes or who […]

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