The common thread that runs through Greg Kurinec’s life is the joy in serving others

As a young boy, it came in the form of helping a neighbor by shoveling snow, mowing a lawn or just bringing in their garbage cans. More recently, it was launching a not-for-profit organization that supports families affected by cancer.

Even better, Greg gets to apply his passion through his work. Since joining Bentron Financial Group, Inc., in 2004, he has helped people at or near retirement. through investment advising, estate planning, risk management and watching out for their overall financial well-being.

A native of Orland Park, Greg is a graduate of Purdue University’s College of Consumer and Family Sciences, having earned degrees in Financial Planning and Counseling, as well as Selling and Sales Management.  Among the largest of its kind, the College of Consumer and Family Sciences instills in students the paramount importance of forming healthy relationships with families and consumers.

The Financial Planning and Counseling program at Purdue is registered with the Certified Financial Planner (CFP) Board, and successful completion of the program satisfies the education component of the CFP certification process.

Through his “Go to Greg” column in the Naperville Patch, he has educated the public through common concerns—as well as unique circumstances—that have arisen from serving clients on the financial frontlines. Greg has also served as an expert source and has been quoted in publications ranging from Consumer Affairs and to FINS Finance and

In 2012, after his mother, Jeanne, lost her life to cancer, Greg and his two siblings founded “Jeanne’s Journey for Hope” to help other families battle the disease in its many forms. Since then, the foundation has raised over $125,000 to help families pay hospital and medical bills or to serve as income replacement if the disease has resulted in a loss of employment.

Securities and advisory services through Independent Financial Group, LLC, a registered broker-dealer and investment advisor.  Member FINRA and SIPC. 

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