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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

I work with the following types of clients:    Non-Profit Organizations, Businesses, Investment Clubs, Individual Investors
Work Experience:    I was in the US Navy for 20 years. I have been in the financial services industry for over 28 years. The last 3 years I have been with Gradient Financial Group.
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.
CRD#:    2245517
States Licensed in:    IL, WI, FL, PA
Insurance License#:    1984994
Number of Years with Current Firm:    5
Years of Experience in Financial Services:    28
Name of Custodial Firm:    Gradient Advisors, LLC
Name of Broker/Dealer:    Gradient Advisors, LLC
Gender:    Male


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


I can meet clients in the following ways:    Video Conference, Via email, Via phone, At your office, At your home, At my office
Investment Types:    Insurance, Annuities, Socially Responsible Investments (SRI), Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs), Alternative Investments, Options & Futures, Bonds, Mutual Funds, Stocks

Qualifications & Memberships

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

Firm Information

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


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

Compensation and Fees

Minimum Portfolio Size for New Managed Accounts:    $50,000
Additional Details on Charges:    I assist clients with fee-based accounts.
Fee Structure:    Fee-Based (Fee and Commissions)
Fee % Based on Assets:    1%
Compensation Methods:    Based on Assets
Flat Fee Rate:    $750