Essential Financial Strategies

Rorik Larson is a fee-only financial planner located in Palos Heights, IL serving clients throughout the Chicago area and across the country.  Essential Financial Strategies provides tax focused comprehensive wealth planning, college planning, and retirement planning, to help clients organize, protect, and grow their assets.  Essential Financial Strategies serves clients as a fiduciary.

Folks contact Rorik when they wonder…

Do I save for retirement or my child’s education?

How much money do I need?

How should I invest within my 401K?

What am I going to do in retirement?

Can I financially fulfill my dreams? 


Having retired from the Army at age 45 with a newborn, Rorik Larson experienced many of the questions and emotions that come up in the college planning and retirement journey's.  Rorik  founded Essential Financial Strategies recognizing that financial independence in retirement stems from understanding and integrating the inter-related parts of your financial life.

The firm’s method of practice brings together the fields of taxation, investment, risk management, and more; integrating them into a financial wellness solution driven by your personal goals and objectives.

Essential Financial Strategies offers the personal touch of one-to-one, client to advisor relationships, along with the resources of a larger firm through membership in the highly respected Alliance of Comprehensive Planners.


Advisors at this Office


This Office

Serving Orland Park, IL 60467 Phone: (708) 949-6194

Primary Office

PO Box 321 Palos Heights, IL 60463-0321 Phone: (708) 949-6194

Other Offices

Serving Orland Park, IL 60467 Phone: (708) 949-6194