Beyond Financial Advising…

An independent voice dedicated to the long-term success of your family.

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Access Your Free Copy of “Wealth of Everything,” a Comprehensive
Guide To Safeguarding Your Financial and Family Wealth.


Serving Over
600 Families
Since 1972

Coyle Financial is a family of financial partners dedicated to your best interests.

To us, legacy is more than just a word. We are proud to steward multigenerational wealth for over four decades while fostering an environment of communication, collaboration, and accountability.

Our disciplined approach allows you to preserve and grow the wealth you’ve worked to gain, so you can have complete confidence in your family’s financial legacy.

Our goals are simple

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To preserve your wealth well into the future.
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To maximally reduce your income and estate taxes.
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To structure the ideal distribution of your wealth for you and your family.

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To protect your finances from creditors, bankruptcies and theft.
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To help you proactively support your charitable intentions.
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Our wealth coaching methodology is easily understandable, comprehensive, and custom-tailored to your individual needs. Very few organizations have the infrastructure to track the multitude of variables affecting your wealth. The robust Coyle team expands beyond 25 members, including a growing list of specialized partners, so you have access to the best answers and strategies for every foreseeable challenge.

As a fee-based advisor, you can rest assured that our recommendations have your desired outcomes in mind. We work tirelessly to mitigate every risk and protect you and your family from those who could seriously jeopardize your finances and your future.

Coyle Financial Counsel is ready to help you decipher the road ahead, simplify the complex, and create efficient, viable ways to address investment, tax and estate issues.

Introducing Our Proprietary Formula:
The Wealth of Everything

The Wealth of Everything is our unique model to preserve, protect, and pass on your financial assets. Through our simple and powerful equation, we continuously address, review, organize, facilitate and manage your money, precisely on your terms.
Wealth of Everything

All of your personal wealth, along with your financial and non-financial issues. Yes, it’s about the money, but it’s much more than that.

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Investment Consulting

World class investment management and advising. Focused, efficient, adaptive when implemented with vision, structure, and discipline.

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Relationship Partnership

This part, which is only followed by 6% of the 460,000+ wealth advisors in the United States, is where we collaborate with your accountant, your attorney, your banker, your insurance agent, extended family members and others. This includes anyone who touches your money in any way, in any shape, in any form, so that we can help coordinate and facilitate, and be in a partnership with those individuals to make sure that your agenda is taken care of exactly how you want it done. Our mission here is to take away that complexity in your life to make your wealth as simple as possible. We serve you through planning proactiveness, tax and estate coordination, incremental investment decision making with the evolution of your vision, your family, and changing economic and tax landscapes.

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Deep Support

This is Coyle’s secret sauce, where our passion, client care and expert execution shine. Through a unique proprietary process, we make sure every single activity and proactive measure is taken to support your life and your growing wealth. Every moving part of your financial and family wealth is addressed when it needs to be and you get the proper coaching and attention on every issue that warrants your direction. Transition is a constant, not a variable. All plans will change by necessity. Resources needed will ebb and flow and will need to be plugged in quickly and efficiently.

Leave any of the above components out and
your financial results will be significantly diminished.

The Wealth of Everything allows your most important initiatives to be addressed in a timely manner while ensuring the complexity of your wealth is simplified. Your goals, values, and key concerns are the focus of our wealth management services.

You need the whole equation to achieve the sanctuary associated with comprehensive wealth management and all of its tangible as well as intangible benefits.

You want a team to collaborate around these concerns and provide creative financial, tax and estate strategies to address your individual goals, issues and concerns. All this is accomplished with a client relationship management system to simplify your complex life.

Our motto is, "Be quick, but don't hurry."

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Changing The Conversation: Wisdom To Protect
Your Financial and Family Wealth

November 2021 – Valuing Securities – Part I

My colleague Joe Gallina writes informative and entertaining blog posts about cryptocurrencies. Most recently, he wrote: With no balance sheets, no terminal value, and nothing physical to hold like a big, beautiful brick of gold, the crypto market is heavily affected by how investors feel at any given time. News can become a snowballing effect. […]

August 2021 – Reasons to be a Long-Term Investor – Part II

In our last Market Commentary, we examined the historical reason for being long-term equity investors. We saved the theoretical reasons for the end of summer for some reason. Alright, I admit there is never a good time to discuss finance theory for those of you not so analytically inclined. In any case, mute your cellular […]

May 2021 – Reasons to be a Long-Term Investor – Part I

Regular readers of this blog will recognize a recurring theme: we are strong proponents of long-term (five years or longer) investing. We have two good reasons for this: historical and theoretical. Lucky for you we will deal with the first one today, and save the finance theory for another blog. Before we start in, however, […]

February 2021

A headline in the Midwest print edition of The Wall Street Journal on February 9th declared “All Major Indexes Rise to Records.” The article quotes someone from a large global asset management company (one of my past employers, in fact), saying “It’s like your birthday and Christmas on the same day, and the markets are […]

November 2020

It seems hard to believe that, as of this writing, there are only 48 days left to the year 2020. Even harder to believe is that, at the start of the year 317 days ago, very few people in this country had even heard about COVID-19. If the adage is true that “time flies when […]

An Update to our Thoughts on the Impact of the Coronavirus Pandemic

Much has happened in the two weeks since my last commentary: the global Coronavirus outbreak has gone from an epidemic to a pandemic, while 125 countries and territories take action to contain the spreading virus. In response, global stock markets have sold off, with stocks in the U.S. going from a correction of 10% from […]

Estate and Inheritance Tax

Many years ago, Will Rogers said, “The difference between death and taxes is death doesn’t get worse every time Congress...

Tax Cuts & Jobs Act 2017

This is a special blog post on the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act 2017.Follow this link if you would like...

The Charitable Double Benefit

A recent study showed that about one-third of families with at least $1 million in investible assets want to do...

The 2 Out of 3 Tax Rule

I have a rule of thumb for you: If the government owes me money, now is better than later. But...

Last-minute Tax Reminders

Every once in a while, I find myself looking over a well-off individual’s tax return that shows they have no...

The Charitable Double Benefit

A recent study showed that about one-third of families with at least $1 million in investible assets want to do...

Growing, Moving Forward, and Having Purpose in Retirement

Key Takeaways Retirement is supposed to be fun and relaxing, but it’s important to feel a sense of purpose as...

5 Tips for Planning for Retirement

Key takeaways Retirement planning may not be as easy as watching a funny comedy movie, but it doesn’t have to...

Retirement Habits

You’re probably well aware that car insurance rates for young people are very high. This isn’t surprising, given that they’re...

How to Transition Into Retirement

Ready! Set! Reinvent! That’s the title of our new two-module, 12-lesson course on the topic of pre-retirement. Retirement is something...

Which Game Are You Playing With Your Money?

Board games and card games can be a whole lot of fun, and they can be especially appealing when you’re...

Are You In Charge of Your Retirement?

In the military, you always know who’s in charge and who’s in control. There’s a chain of command that everyone...

The Good Life Managed Well™

We believe that your money, finances and wealth are the foundation of your life.

That is, the means through which you can live, thrive and achieve your longer‑term ends. We believe in our approach to helping you and your family through our core philosophy: The Good Life Managed Well™. Coyle navigates ever-changing markets and family variables, prudently manages risk and reward, and wisely guides you past the missteps and pitfalls that can seriously derail your family fortune, your plans and your dreams.

We believe in helping you avoid mistakes, get it right, and get on with your life. We’re a comprehensive wealth coaching firm that goes way beyond investments, which is why the majority of our clients form 20-60 year multigenerational partnerships.

Everything we do is centered around you.

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Schedule Your Free
Coyle Process Preview Meeting

Getting started is easy. We’ve been building long‑term, multigenerational relationships from day one.

Your complimentary Coyle Process Preview is designed to give you a clear understanding of the unique advantages of a Coyle wealth planning partnership. Whether we move forward together after this meeting, you will leave with a much better grasp of your financial future.

Use our contact form or call (847) 441-5644, and we will send you a questionnaire and schedule a meeting at one of our two offices (Glenview, IL or Naples, FL).

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