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FOR THE WORKING MEN AND WOMEN OF ORGANIZED LABOR™

Megent Financial is an independent retirement and investment services firm headquartered in the greater Chicago area with industry roots dating to 1918. Our approach is unique in our craft, as our financial planning solutions are designed to help meet the unique needs of the Working Men and Women of Organized Labor™. As a fully independent firm, we are impartial, meaning we make recommendations that reflect our deep understanding of the benefits and financial considerations associated with union membership. Our financial planning solutions are exclusively built for you™.

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Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.

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Principles of Preserving Wealth

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Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

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How to Retire Early

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Retirement Redefined

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Investments

You’ve made investments your whole life. Work with us to help make the most of them.

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