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On our blog, we will post periodic news updates as well as news about our firm and client events. Check back here often for updates!

Tuesday, June 2, 2020

We are still in the middle of a pandemic. Statistically, the economy is headed for the worst quarter that we have had since the great depression. So many people have been affected and so much damage has been inflicted on businesses,...

Monday, May 4, 2020

In our continuing effort to bring you consistent and relevant communications, we would like to invite you to view our first ever virtual MGFS webinar, a pre-recorded presentation. As always, we are focused on helping you stay focused...

Monday, April 20, 2020

Over the years, MGFS has found that our best client relationships come from referrals from other satisfied clients. We have always considered referrals a great compliment and have happily talked with these individuals and businesses...

Friday, April 3, 2020

At MGFS, like many of you, we are working virtually from home. We continue to research and spend a lot of time on webinars to stay on top of the news and economy for you. We would like to end the week by sharing some information that...

Thursday, April 2, 2020

First and foremost, we hope this email finds you and your family safe, healthy and well. As these Stay at Home measures now kick into their 3rd week in Illinois and other parts of the country, we at MGFS have nicely settled into the...

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Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Fast on the heels of passing the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (a law which ensures paid sick leave and unemployment benefits for employees affected by the COVID-19 pandemic along with payroll tax credits for affected...

Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Fast on the heels of passing the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (a law which ensures paid sick leave and unemployment benefits for employees affected by the COVID-19 pandemic along with payroll tax credits for affected...

Thursday, March 26, 2020

Most of us are now home for an uncertain period of time. No doubt that these can be tough times. Many of you are concerned about cash flow and your investment accounts. For some, there will be government assistance to bridge the gap...

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Barry has earned the Retirement Income Certified Professional® (RICP®) designation from The American College of Financial Services. Using the most current retirement portfolio management techniques, the RICP® advisor helps...

Thursday, June 6, 2019

Beneficiary designations might appear to be a simple option for your life insurance and retirement/investment accounts, but they can easily become complicated. It could also mean you are disinheriting certain family members, even if it...

Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Consider this: If a stay at home parent was not at home taking care of children, cooking meals, cleaning the house, who would? Often, the alternative is to hire someone to do those things, like a nanny/au pair, prepared meal service,...

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

If you have a spouse or children that depend on your paycheck, then yes, you need life insurance (with very few exceptions). It’s simple – you have a paycheck from your job. When you die, that paycheck stops. If your...

Thursday, March 28, 2019

If you're reading this, you are reading it on our new website! We are excited to bring you a refreshed look, and you'll also notice a few new faces as well. We are thrilled that our office manager Tom Manno is now a partner of our firm...

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Tip: How Much? Check your Social Security earnings and see an estimate of your benefits on the website, www.ssa.gov. Social Security’s been a fact of retirement life ever since it was established in 1935. We all think we know how...