Back to School Drive

We participated in a School Supplies Drive for our local community. Team Lucky Duck along with the rest of our office at Keller Williams Preferred,  were able to collect the list of items below. That is more than 380 items donated! The supplies we collected supported children and families in our local area. We even had the superintendent of District 191, Joe Gothard, come to speak to … Continue reading Back to School Drive

Featured Vendor Friday – Cody Smith with Farmer’s Insurance

We are excited to talk about insurance today with Cody Smith of Farmer’s Insurance. Team Lucky Duck: How did you get started with insurance? Cody Smith: While I was still in school, I knew I wanted to get into insurance after my buddy mentioned it. I knew it wasn’t about sales but about building relationships. TLD: What made you choose Farmers? CS: I knew I … Continue reading Featured Vendor Friday – Cody Smith with Farmer’s Insurance

Featured Vendor Friday – Tom Gillund of Morgan Stanley

With the new year comes resolutions to get your finances in order. This week we are featuring Tom Gillund, a financial planner with Morgan Stanley. Team Lucky Duck: How did you get started as a financial planner? Tom Gillund: Being a business owner myself, I saw the values of strong financial planning. So three years ago I made a career out of it. TLD: Why … Continue reading Featured Vendor Friday – Tom Gillund of Morgan Stanley

Featured Vendor Friday – Jason Hudoba with Wintrust Mortgage

This week we are so fortunate to have trusted mortgage lender, Jason Hudoba of Wintrust here to answer our questions for Featured Vendor Friday! Team Lucky Duck: How long have you been in the mortgage industry? Jason Hudoba: I started in the mortgage in 2000 during a time in the industry when there were small mortgage shops set up all over the place. I spent the last … Continue reading Featured Vendor Friday – Jason Hudoba with Wintrust Mortgage

Featured Vendor Friday – Business By Design

As a small business, it is crucial to have a solid understanding of your accounting and financial planning. Team Lucky Duck has found incredible value in using Business By Design to handle many financial aspects of running our real estate team. Today we have Paul Miller, founder of Business By Design with us to answer some entrepreneur and small business questions for us. Team Lucky Duck: … Continue reading Featured Vendor Friday – Business By Design

Featured Vendor Friday – Josh Lund with Gold Star Financial

We have been fortunate enough to provide several quality lender options to our clients and today we have Josh Lund from Gold Star Financial to answer our questions. Team Lucky Duck: How long have you been in the mortgage business? Josh Lund: 15 years now! TLD: What got you into the business? JL: I was a young car salesman who sold a car to a … Continue reading Featured Vendor Friday – Josh Lund with Gold Star Financial