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Steve Parker & Associates, LLC

Phone: (708) 226-9277 Fax: (708) 570-2934 15255 S 94th Ave Ste 500, Orland Park, IL 60462

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Steve Parker & Associates, LLC, is a financial planning company which assists individuals in achieving their financial goals and maximizing their Social Security funds. Located in Orland Park, IL, this company serves the southwestern suburbs of Chicago, including Palos Heights, Palos Hills, Oak Forest, Midlothian, Homer Glen, Tinley Park, Lemont, Romeoville, Mokena, Frankfort Square, Alsip, Crestwood, Worth, and Lockport. The company was formed in 2001 by Steve Parker, who holds a MBA from the Owen School of Business at Vanderbilt University, from where he graduated with honors. He has over 30 years of experience as a professional financial planner, including service with two public accounting firms and positions as the chief financial officer at two major businesses.

Parker advises clients in the areas of income planning, asset location, taxation, and legacy planning. His specialties and capabilities include estate planning, retirement income strategies, optimizing Social Security benefits, reducing financial risks, controlling asset volatility, and optimizing cash flow. His services include assisting individuals with understanding when and why they should begin receiving Social Security benefits. His company uses proprietary software that will explain when it makes sense for an individual and his or her spouse to start receiving Social Security, the impact on Social Security if an individual works during retirement, how much of Social Security will be taxed each year, and strategies to fill the income gap between the amount of Social Security and the individual's desired income during retirement.

Visit the website for Steve Parker & Associates to read Parker's full biography, learn more about asset allocation and income management, and view contact information to schedule a consultation regarding legacy planning, Social Security benefits, and taxation.

BBB Accreditation

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Customer Complaints Summary

0 complaints closed with BBB in last 3 years | 0 closed in last 12 months
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Customer Reviews Summary Read customer reviews

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Additional Information

BBB file opened: June 14, 2012 Business started: 01/01/2001 in IL Business started locally: 01/01/2001 Business incorporated 11/15/2001 in IL
Licensing, Bonding or Registration

This business is in an industry that may require professional licensing, bonding or registration. BBB encourages you to check with the appropriate agency to be certain any requirements are currently being met.

These agencies may include:

Financial Industry Regulatory Authority

Illinois Department of Insurance
100 W. Randolph St. Suite 9-301, Chicago IL 60601
Phone Number: (312) 814-2420

Type of Entity

Limited Liability Company (LLC)

Business Management
Mr. Steve Parker, Owner
Contact Information
Principal: Mr. Steve Parker, Owner
Business Category

Financial Planning Consultants Insurance - Life Insurance - Senior Products Retirement Planning Service Estate Planning & Management Investment Advice (NAICS: 523930)


BBB Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating Overview

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Customer Review Experience Value
Positive Review 5 points per review
Neutral Review 3 points per review
Negative Review 1 point per review

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BBB Letter Grade Scale

BBB Rating Value
A+ 5
A 4.66
A- 4.33
B+ 4
B 3.66
B- 3.33
C+ 3
C 2.66
C- 2.33
D+ 2
D 1.66
D- 1.33
F 1
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4.5 stars 4.50-4.99
4 stars 4.00-4.49
3.5 stars 3.50-3.99
3 stars 3.00-3.49
2.5 stars 2.50-2.99
2 stars 2.00-2.49
1.5 stars 1.50-1.99
1 star 0-1.49

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