Important News Regarding Covid-19

North Star Covid-19 Update 3.25.20

To our Valuable Clients and Friends, as you most likely know on Friday, March 20th, Illinois Governor Pritzker issued a "stay at home" order for the entire state. Complying with this order, North Star employed our Business Continuity Plan and instructed all employees to work in a remote capacity for their safety. During this time we are continuing to focus on providing the superior client service you have come to expect [...]

2020-03-25T16:40:56-05:00March 25th, 2020|

North Star Covid-19 Coronavirus Update

To safeguard our employees from the coronavirus outbreak, we have asked our employees to work from home as a precautionary measure.  Effective today, Friday March 13, we will not be working in the office. We will still have uninterrupted access to email, and we can still be reached by calling us at our office numbers. Callers who call the main line will be asked to press 1 for the directory and [...]

2020-03-25T07:53:11-05:00March 13th, 2020|

North Star Coronavirus Preparation

Due to the recent and growing concerns regarding the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) we wanted to assure you that we are taking extra steps to keep our staff and visitors to our office safe and healthy. Currently, the risk to residents in Chicago still remains low even though the governor has declared a state of emergency in the State of Illinois. Since the precautionary COVID-19 measures are beginning to impact daily [...]

2020-03-25T07:53:53-05:00March 10th, 2020|

Special Market Commentary 2.28.20

Concerns over the coronavirus have led to the fastest correction in stock market history. As of the opening of trading Friday morning the S&P 500 has declined from 3393 to 2880, or over 15%, from the all-time record high set last Wednesday. Meanwhile the yield on the Ten-Year Treasury has set record lows at 1.17%. This decline is painful and this outbreak unnerving, however it remains important to keep things in [...]

2020-02-28T16:16:28-06:00February 28th, 2020|