Gustav  Krantz,  CFP<sup>&reg;</sup> - Financial Advisor

Gustav Krantz, CFP®

Turner Hicks Agency Inc

1008 N 4th St
Chillicothe, IL 61523
(877) 999-6221
(309) 274-6221


Gustav Krantz is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional and member of the Financial Planning Association. Serving clients at Turner Hicks Agency Inc in Chillicothe, IL and the surrounding communities.

Financial Advisor Overview

As the President/CEO of Turner Hicks Agency, Inc., Gus offers 38 years of experience as a portfolio manager, trust officer, estate planner and insurance specialist.  Turner Hicks Agency, Inc. is an 80 plus year old independent insurance agency serving Peoria and Marshall counties. He is dedicated to developing long lasting relationships and providing a comprehensive financial planning approach to his clients.  He graduated from Culver-Stockton College with a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics, is a Certified Financial Planner, a graduate of the ABE Trust School and Graduate Trust School.  He holds a life, health, property and casualty license, Series 7 and 63 and is a Registered Investment Advisor Representative and a Registered Representative with The Principal Financial Group.  Gus is licensed to do business in IL and AZ, he speacilizes in Risk Management Strategies, Retirement Income Planning and Estate Planning for families of children and other dependents with Special Needs.


Financial Advisor Experience

My financial services experience spans over 38 years.  It covers the 4 pillars of one's financial life, insurance, investment management, retirement and estate planning.  Utilizing my experience in the industry, staying informed and being involved in the community is important to me.  I'm currently the Chair of the IVC Educational Foundation, a member of the Independent Insurance Agents of Illinois, FPA of Illinois and serve as a Commissioner for the Metropolitan Airport Authority of Peoria. 

Financial Advisor Certifications

Securities Registrations or Exam Qualifications

7, 63

Designations & Certifications


Insurance Licenses

  • Life insurance: IL, AZ
  • Health/disability insurance: IL, AZ
  • Property/casualty: IL, AZ
  • Fixed annuities: IL, AZ
  • Variable annuities: IL, AZ

Broker-Dealer Affiliation

Princor Financial Services Corp.

Broker-Dealer Disclaimer

Securities and advisory products offered through Principal Securities, Inc., (800) 247-1737, member SIPC.  Gus Krantz, Agent, Principal Securities Inc. Registered Representative and Financial Advisor. 

Financial Advisor's Specialties

Budget & Debt Management, Comprehensive Financial Planning, Attending College, 401(k)/403(b)/IRAs, Charitable & Planned Giving, Annuities, Buying a Home, Career Change, Asset Allocation, Investment Management, Estate Planning, Getting Divorced, Getting Married, Mutual Funds, Insurance, Job Loss, Retirement, Stocks & Bonds, Life Planning, Long-term Care, Starting a Family, Sudden Wealth, Special Needs


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