Roger Wohlner

Roger Wohlner

Roger Wohlner is an experienced financial advisor based in Arlington Heights, Ill. His expertise includes providing financial planning and investment advice to individual clients, 401(k) plan sponsors, foundations and endowments. He is active on social media; you can follow him on Twitter and Google+. Roger contributes to his own popular finance blog, The Chicago Financial Planner, where he writes about issues concerning financial planning, investments and retirement plans. His work has been featured on US News & World Report, Yahoo! Finance, Equifax Finance Blog and other publications. Roger is available for additional freelance financial writing assignments.

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  1. Mutual Funds

    5 Things You Need To Know About Index Funds

    Index funds, at their best, offer a low-cost way for investors to track popular stock and bond market indexes. But not all ...
  2. Markets & Economy

    Economic Indicators To Know

    The economy has a large impact on the market. Learn how to interpret the most important reports.
  3. FA Relevant

    Stock Buybacks: A Good Thing or Not?

    In recent years, the value of stock buybacks has come into question. Here we break down the trend and weigh the pros and ...
  4. FA Profession

    Best Income Investing Strategies for Retirees

    The past few years have been tough for retirees seeking income from their investments. Here are some of the best strategies ...
  5. FA Profession

    The DOL Fiduciary Rule and Its Impact on Mutual Funds

    The cost of mutual funds will come under scrutiny as part of the move towards transparency with the DOL's new fiduciary rules.
  6. Investing Strategy

    Liquidity Measurement Ratios

    Learn about the current ratio, quick ratio, cash ratio and cash conversion cycle.
  7. Taxes

    Can Trump Kill the Alternative Minimum Tax (AMT)?

    Getting rid of the AMT would be great for upper-middle class taxpayers.
  8. Robo-Advisor

    How the Fidelity Go Robo-Advisor Will Compare

    Fidelity Investments recently announced that it will be launching its own robo-advisor service later this year, Fidelity ...
  9. FA Profession

    Advisors: Clients Must Take First RMD by April 1

    Not taking your first RMD from your retirement accounts by April 1 will cost you a 50% penalty.
  10. Retirement

    Taxes on Retirement Assets: How to Pay Less

    Withdrawing and spending during retirement can be complicated. Here's how to plan for the process in the most tax-efficient ...
  11. Investing Strategy

    Best Investment Accounts for Young Investors

    What are the best investment accounts for young investors? A few types to consider.
  12. FA Profession

    Six Things Bad Financial Advisors Do

    So you've gone to the trouble and expense of hiring a financial advisor. Here's how to decide whether they're doing you right ...
  13. Managing Wealth

    How To Maximize Inherited Retirement Accounts

    Leaving a retirement account to heirs takes planning for the giver and the receiver.
  14. IRAs

    6 IRA Tax Changes That Could Impact You Soon

    Here are several potential measures that could come before Congress in 2017 that would negatively impact the tax benefits ...
  15. Markets & Economy

    Will Trump's Win Change Low Return Assumptions?

    A prolonged bull market has many lowering their return expectations going forward. Should they under a Trump presidency?
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