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Ted J. Soltys, Jr.
Financial Consultant

Financial strategies that adapt to your evolving life

The right financial guidance can do more than help you achieve the goals you have today. It can open up a world of possibilities and guide you toward your most fulfilling future.

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Ted J. Soltys, Jr.

Financial Professional

(630) 954-6868

Welcome to the website of Ted J. Soltys, Jr.

Ted J. Soltys Jr. started his career with Equitable Advisors in May 1983.

He works with individuals, families as well as the small to medium sized business market.

In 2021, he partnered with Nora Hernandez. Together they help clients with retirement planning strategies, life insurance planning, succession planning, individual estate and long- term care planning.

With recent stock market volatility, Ted and Nora have increased their focus on products created to address these concerns.

Ted is a top associate with Equitable Advisors. He was inducted into Equitable’s Hall of Fame in 1997.

In 2007 Ted achieved Equitable Advisors Distinguished Service Award, an honor showing his constant commitment to his clients and a high level of service.

Ted enjoys spending time with his wife Kristin, his family and grandchildren. He splits his time between Saint Petersburg Florida and Naperville Illinois.

Ted has been a long term advocate for the homeless. He has been an active volunteer with Hesed House in Aurora Illinois and is also involved with Compassion International. 

Ted has been involved in competitive masters swimming for many years. He is a two time National champion and has been a member of four National record setting relays.

Together, Nora and Ted help clients protect their families and reach their financial goals.

Nora Hernandez

Financial Professional


Nora Hernandez is a Financial Professional focusing on retirement planning for educators since 2019. She is focused on investment, retirement, and insurance planning. In addition to providing a world class experience for our clients, Nora has started a networking group, West Suburban Breakfast Club. She is excited to work with individuals and business owners. Nora lives in Brookfield, IL with her husband of 26 years and their four daughters. They enjoy cooking, reading, biking, and spending time with friends.

Our services

Whether you run a business, have a family, or just need wealth management guidance for yourself, we can provide financial strategies that can adapt to your changing needs and the evolving life you live.

Financial planning


Asset management


Estate planning strategies

Estate planning

Risk Management


Why work with a financial professional

We understand that financial guidance is about more than just money. It’s about appreciating who you are and what you want in life. Then working with you to design a comprehensive, personalized financial strategy that fits your goals today and your vision of tomorrow. It’s about helping you build a fulfilling future, your way.

Client Centered

We are here for you

  • To understand your situation – The most important work we do is getting to know who you are.
  • To respect your assets – We listen, learn, and build on your existing assets – respecting the choices you’ve already made.
Client Centered

We work alongside you

  • To educate you on your options – When you have questions, we’ll be ready with answers and the options to help you achieve your goals and objectives.
  • To provide clear recommendations and financial strategies – With insight and clarity, we guide you as you make some of your own life’s most important decisions.
Client Centered

We evolve with you

  • To track your progress – We help you understand financial performance and, more specifically, progress toward the goals you’ve communicated to us.
  • To stay in touch – With products and services designed for you at every stage of life, we help you secure your well-being, so you can live the life that’s most meaningful to you.

Choosing the right financial professional for your wealth management needs

We understand how difficult it can be to plan for the future. That’s why you and your family will never feel like you are walking this path alone. Instead, we want to work with you, in a true collaboration, so your vision is combined with our experience in helping people systematically reach their goals.

The right financial strategy can make all the difference

We are a full-service wealth management firm committed to helping people pursue their financial goals. We offer a wide range of financial products and services to individuals and business owners and are dedicated to helping you identify your goals and make sound decisions to help you successfully reach them.

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1Fee-based, and non-fee based financial planning is offered by financial professionals who are investment advisor representatives of Equitable Advisors, LLC, a SEC-registered investment advisor.