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Creath Financial Services
903 Sienna Drive
Schaumburg, IL 60193
(224) 353-3328
“I keep my clients in the eye of the storm where it's calm.”
Advisor Profile
Timothy Creath, CLU, ChFC
Name:  Timothy Creath, CLU, ChFC
Phone Number:  (224) 353-3328
Website:  Visit Website

About Creath Financial Services

I help individuals and privately held businesses with their investment and insurance needs. I establish a mutually beneficial relationship with my clients so that we can work together through the years and make sure that their plans keep up with the changes in their lives. I have been in the business for over 28 years and have 2 advanced designations in the industry, Charter Life Underwriter (CLU), Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC).

General Information

Gender:    Male
CRD#:    2245517
Insurance License#:    1984994
Name of Broker/Dealer:    Gradient Advisors, LLC
Name of Custodial Firm:    Gradient Advisors, LLC
States Licensed in:    IL, WI, FL, PA
States Willing to do Business in:    Addison,Algonquin,Arlington Heights,Barrington,Bartlett,Batavia,Bensenville,Bloomingdale,Bolingbrook,Buffalo Grove,Carol Stream,Carpentersville,Cary,Chicago,Clarendon Hills,Crystal Lake,Deerfield,Des Plaines,Downers Grove,Dundee,Elburn,Elgin,Elmhurst,Elmwood Park,Evanston,Fort Sheridan,Fox River Grove,Franklin Park,Geneva,Gilberts,Glen Ellyn,Glenview,Golf,Grayslake,Great Lakes,Hampshire,Highland Park,Island Lake,Itasca,La Grange,Lake Bluff,Lake Forest,Lake Zurich,Lemont,Libertyville,Lincolnshire,Lincolnwood,Lisle,Lombard,Medinah,Melrose Park,Morton Grove,Mount Prospect,Naperville,Northbrook,Oak Brook,Oak Park,Palatine,Park Ridge,Prospect Heights,Round Lake,Saint Charles,Schaumburg,Skokie,South Elgin,Sugar Grove,Villa Park,Warrenville,Wauconda,Wayne,West Chicago,Western Springs,Westmont,Wheaton,Wheeling,Wilmette,Winnetka,Wood Dale,Woodridge,Any others where I have a willing client.
Years of Experience in Financial Services:    28
Number of Years with Current Firm:    5
Work Experience:    I was in the US Navy for 20 years. I have been in the financial services industry for over 25 years. The last 3 years I have been with Gradient Financial Group.
I work with the following types of clients:    Individual Investors, Businesses


Academic Background
MS Marketing 1971--Illinois Tech, MS Management 1983--Naval Postgraduate School


Investment Types:    Annuities, Insurance, Alternative Investments, Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs), Socially Responsible Investments (SRI)
I can meet clients in the following ways:    At my office, At your office, At your home

Qualifications & Memberships

Certifications, Accreditations & Designations:    Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC®), Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU®)
Securities Licenses:    Series 63, Series 65, Series 6
Insurance and Annuity Licenses:    Disability, Annuity, Variable Life, Variable Life, Long Term Care, Variable Annuity, Life
Financial Organization Memberships:    Kingdom Advisors

Firm Information

Firm's Number of Clients:    75
Firm's Number of Planning Clients:    0
Firm's Number of Managed Clients:    75
Assets Managed by Firm:    $5,000,000
Advisor's Number of Clients:    75
Advisor's Number of Managed Clients:    75
Advisor's Number of Planning Clients:    0
Assets Managed by Advisor:    $5,000,000


Investment Advisor Representative:    Yes
I am an acknowledged fiduciary:    Yes
Compliance Disclosures in Last 5 years:    I have a clean record
Criminal Disclosures in Last 5 years:    I have a clean record

Compensation and Fees

Fee Structure:    I am a Fee-Based financial professional
Minimum Portfolio Size for New Managed Accounts:    $50,000
Compensation Methods:    Based on Assets
Fee % Based on Assets:    1%
Flat Fee Rate:    $750
Additional Details on Charges:    I can assist clients with fee-based accounts and commission accounts. It depends on what works best for the client.
Prepared By: Timothy Creath, CLU, ChFC

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