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We'll Help You Climb Your Ideal Financial Mountain

Fortitude Capital Management is an independent financial services firm committed to the long-term financial success of its clients. We partner with individuals and families to design and implement customized investment, financial and wealth plans.  We advise in divorces, providing needed advise during sometimes stressful situations with compassion.  We also work with businesses and not-for-profits to identify and implement strategies for their qualified plan (e.g. 401(k)) and investment needs.

We encourage you to explore our site and learn more about our staff and the services we provide. Should you have any questions or would like more information on our firm, please feel free to email us or call us at (630) 545-2800. We look forward to hearing from you.

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Your Future

Our first priority is helping you take care of yourself and your family. We want to learn about your personal situation, identify your dreams and goals, and understand your tolerance for risk. We want to bring our experience and training fully to our clients.  Long-term relationships that encourage open and honest communication have been the underpinning of our work and partnership with our clients.

In additional to information about our firm, our site is filled with educational videos, articles, slideshows, and calculators designed to help you learn more. As you search our site, send me a note regarding any questions you may have about any particular investment concepts or products. We'll get back to you quickly with a thoughtful answer.

Five Star Wealth Manager* Listings

Erik Ford 2022 Five Star Wealth Manager

Erik Ford 2021 Five Star Wealth Manager

Erik Ford 2020 Five Star Wealth Manager

Investor Letters

1st Quarter 2024 Investor Letter
4Q 2023 Investor Letter
3Q 2023 Investor Letter
2Q 2023 Investor Letter
Articles by Erik Ford



* To receive the Five Star Wealth Manager award, individuals must satisfy a series of eligibility and evaluation criteria associated with wealth managers who provide services to clients. Recipients are
identified through research conducted by industry peers and firms. Third-party rankings and recognitions from rating services or publications are not indicative of past or future investment
performance. For more information, go to www.fivestarprofessional.com.


Creative Solutions

We do not utilize a fixed menu of solutions.  Each situation is personal and unique.  We believe that and we tailor our solutions to the client and their needs.

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Mission Statement

Simply stated, our mission is You.  You and your situation addressed with Independence, Integrity and Insight.

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Team

Integrity, Independence, Insight.  We believe values matter, and we live by ours every day.

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You Are Our Most Valuable Investment

Our first priority is helping you take care of yourself and your family. We want to learn more about your personal situation, identify your dreams and goals, and understand your tolerance for risk. Long-term relationships that encourage open and honest communication have been the cornerstone of my foundation of success.

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