Craig G. Bolanos Founder and CEO of Wealth Management Group is set to host a 1 hour morning financial show covering a wide a variety of financial topics surrounding retirement, investing, and estate planning. Craig, a Barrons' Top Independent Advisor Summit attendee and Chicago Magazine Five Star Wealth Manager* has been working with a select group of families in the Chicagoland area and throughout the United States for the last 15 years. He hopes to bring a new perspective to financial radio by focusing on actionable ideas that main street investors can utilize without a product centered approach. "The number and diversity of investment choices available today are staggering. The days of simply buying and holding a portfolio of stocks and bonds may be long gone" says Bolanos whose team is proud to have been have been running an independent financial services practice for more than a decade.
Craig G. Bolanos, Jr. was one of the approximately 400 financial advisors who were either selected by Barron's or their affiliated firm to participate in the event. Associated participating firms included: Ameriprise Financial Services, Charles Schwab, Fidelity Investments, LPL Financial Services, Pershing, Raymond James, TD Ameritrade Institutional, and Wells Fargo Financial Network.
To restore confidence with investors who have lost faith in the traditinal model of financial advice.
While attending college, LPL Financial Chairman's Club advisor Craig Bolanos decided he wanted to make a positive impact on the quality of people's lives, which led him to a career in financial services. After graduating college in 1997, Craig began earning experience as a producer for Principal Financial Group, and five years later joined LPL Financial, establishing Wealth Management Group, LLC, in DownerGrove, Illinois. At the young age of 35, Craig and his team of five have built and managed a successful practice: the firm advises 175 families, most of whom are retired or on the cusp of retirement.