WHY SCOTT TUCKER?
Scott Tucker has an extensive career in financial services. He focuses on comprehensive retirement and income planning utilizing a techniques and experience gained from helping hundreds of clients successfully manage and improve their finances and lives.
Scott is driven by his clients’ success. Scott finds nothing more rewarding than creating a plan that helps a client ease, or completely eliminate, their financial stressors, worries, and fears. Scott stresses that improving your finances, improves your entire life!
Scott is an investment adviser representative (IAR) for SGL Financial, LLC, an SEC-registered advisory rm. As an IAR, Scott is held to a Fiduciary standard of client care, legally requiring him to place his clients’ interests ahead of his own, or any firm he represents. Many other financial service representatives are not held to this high legal standard of client care. As an IAR, Scott offers investment portfolios and wealth management opportunities with clear, candid, unbiased advice.
Scott is regularly quoted in the financial media, such as Forbes, CNBC, US News & World Report, the Daily Herald, and many others. Scott enjoys teaching in a classroom environment on retirement planning topics at DePaul University and Oakton Community College.
Scott grew-up in Lansing, Michigan, and served 5 years active-duty in the United States Navy as a cryptologist. During his service, Scott was stationed in Orlando, Pensacola, Scotland, and Norfolk, on-board the USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71), a nuclear-powered aircraft carrier. Scott saw service in the Caribbean, Halifax, north Atlantic, Mediterranean, Suez Canal, Red Sea, Indian Ocean, and Persian Gulf. He served in conflicts in the former Yugoslavia and Iraq.
While stationed in Scotland, Scott played hockey for the Aberdeen North Stars. While on-board the USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71), he served as alternate-captain of the ship’s varsity hockey team, “The Big Sticks,” a team which he founded and named.
Scott was awarded a Letter of Commendation by Rear Admiral Fallon, a Navy/Marine Corps Achievement Medal, as well as other medals and commendations. Scott was selected for duty at The White House, based upon his service record. He left the Navy at age 23, and returned home to finish his studies, working and attending college full-time, while coaching high school hockey, in the very same league in which he once played.
In 1998, Scott graduated cum laude from Cleary University in Ann Arbor with a Bachelor’s in Business Administration. Upon graduating, Scott moved to Chicago, and started his career in financial services. Scott has always focused on helping families with their finances.