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Mr. Richard S. Babjak

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Phone: (800) ***-****  
World Equity Group Inc
1650 N. Arlington Heights Road Suite 100
Arlington Heights , Illinois 60004
United States

Company Description: World Equity Group (WEG) was founded in 1993. We currently have over 110 independent representatives located throughout an eleven state area. A member of the...   more

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations

  • Member
    The American Society of Chartered Financial Consultants
  • Board Member
    United Way of Lake County
  • Board Member
    Carmel High School
  • Board Member
    Libertyville Township Soccer Complex
  • Board Member
    The College of Lake County Foundation


  • Marketing and Psychology
    North Central College
  • Master's Degree , Marketing and Finance
    Wayne State University
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Recently I spoke with Rich ..., 20 Aug 2015 [cached]
Recently I spoke with Rich Babjak, president of World Equity Group, a mid-sized broker-dealer in Arlington Heights, Illinois, near Chicago. Babjak, who... Read More
Management Team, 24 July 2015 [cached]
Richard S. Babjak President
Richard Babjak is the President of World Equity Group, Inc. Richard has an extensive background in marketing, finance, and management. He graduated with a double major in Marketing and Psychology from North Central College and received his Master's Degree in Marketing and Finance from Wayne State University. He holds the professional designations of Chartered Financial Consultant, Chartered Life Underwriter, Certified Fund Specialist, and Registered Financial Consultant. Richard holds the following securities licenses: 4, 6, 7, 22, 24, 27, 53, 63, 65, as well as being licensed for life and health insurance.
Richard is a member of various professional organizations, including the International Association of Registered Financial Consultants, the Northwest Suburban Estate Planning Council, and The American Society of Chartered Financial Consultants. Rich has served on the Boards of The United Way of Lake County, Libertyville Township Soccer Complex, The College of Lake County Foundation and Carmel High School Planned Giving. Rich is also active with Misericordia and the Libertyville Sunrise Rotary. Mr. Babjak is listed in Who's Who in the Midwest, Who's Who in Finance and Industry, and Who's Who in Executives and Business. He has also published two books through Palisade Press titled "Educated Investing" and "Tactical Asset Allocation for Serious Investors."
"We see a lot of advisors ..., 3 Aug 2015 [cached]
"We see a lot of advisors who are just uncomfortable with what I call the 'big boxes,'" large B-Ds that are very inflexible, says Rich Babjak, chief executive and founder of World Equity Group, a brokerage firm based in Arlington Heights, Ill., with 175 reps in 70 offices handling about $3.5 billion for clients.
The firm has had success picking up unsatisfied reps from wirehouses and insurance B-Ds. It added 14 new people in April, and at press time in May it was set to bring on another 20 or so in the next few months, Babjak says.
Albridge Solutions :: About Albridge :: News, 22 Dec 2003 [cached]
It's a proven way to boost our advisors top-line revenue, while at the same time reducing their administrative costs," said Richard Babjak, Partner at World Equity Group, Inc.
World Equity Group: Independent Broker Dealer, 9 Jan 2014 [cached]
For 2nd straight year, Richard Babjak, World Equity Group President, named FIVE STAR Wealth Manager sm - learn more
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