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Kingdom Purpose

Helping those we serve become all God has called them to be.

Mission Statement

Helping those we serve achieve true financial peace of mind, secure their legacy, and live their best life NOW.

Statement of Value

WFG is passionate about serving you and your loved ones as a trusted guide in life, today and into the future.

Through our diverse and comprehensive approach, we deliver a transparent experience that includes a personalized map, customized solutions, and a skilled team excelling in high-touch personalized service, all rooted in our unique ability to make the complex...simple.

As your fiduciary, we specialize in behavioral coaching, tax-strategic financial planning, and deep market-specific wisdom, making it possible for you to achieve true financial peace of mind, secure your legacy, and live your best life NOW.

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Areas of Specialization

Waite Financial Group has a passion for helping everyone we serve achieve true financial peace of mind, secure their legacy, and live their best life NOW. While we serve clients across a diverse set of industries and occupations, we have a unique skillset serving corporate leaders (Ex Caterpillar Inc), medical and dental professionals, and those transitioning to and through retirement.

Caterpillar Inc.

  • In-depth knowledge of Caterpillar compensation and benefit programs, including non-qualified deferred compensation (SDCP), pensions, EIP-1, 401(k) and Roth 401(k), equity compensation, target ownership, and insurance gaps.
  • Comprehensive financial planning approach that takes into consideration a clients entire financial picture, including assets included in Caterpillar's benefit programs.
  • While we are are based in Caterpillar's backyard in downtown Peoria, IL, we regularly leverage technology to add value to our Caterpillar clients located across the globe.

Medical/Dental Professions

  • Student loan refinancing and debt repayment.
  • Comprehensive financial planning approach with regular stress tests to keep you on track for retirement and keep your investments in line with both your values and your risk appetite across your career, all while attempting to minimize tax exposure.
  • Disability insurance to protect one of your most valuable assets: your income. Northwestern Mutual disability insurance offers coverage that protects your unique set of skills and knowledge.

Retirement Transitions

  • Provide clarity on where one stands in relation to their retirement goals that translates into confidence when making their retirement decision.
  • Develop a plan to provide for an appropriate ongoing income stream in retirement.
  • Create awareness of future potential that reduces the risk of looking back one day with regret that one didn't maximize their most limited rescources...time.
  • Perspective on potential pitfalls that can only come from experience helping 100's of individuals and families successfully make their retirement dreams reality.

*Financial Representatives do not give legal or tax advice. Taxpayers should seek advice based on their particular circumstances from an independent tax advisor. Fee-Based Planners are fiduciaries with regard to the plan. CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professionals act as fiduciaries when making any insurance or securities recommendations to a client per CFP® Board Code of Ethics and Standards of Conduct

Joshua T Waite, CFP®, CLU®, ChFC®, CAP®
Founder and Principal

Waite Financial Group

Here’s How Tax Brackets Work

Tax brackets can be confusing but we can help explain how you can use them to estimate your tax bill. Read more here.

Steps for Financial Planning Throughout Your Life

Anyone can benefit from a mapping out a financial roadmap that shows you how to reach your financial goals. Read more here.

How Much Money Do You Need to Live Comfortably in Retirement?

The answer is different for everyone so your plan should focus on setting up the income you’ll need. Read more here.


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