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SS Financial Group is an independent, boutique financial services firm located in Springfield, Illinois.  

Founded by Sandra (Sandy) Sampias, SS Financial Group concentrates on helping the residents of Springfield, Chatham and Central Illinois achieve the financial futures they desire.  Sandy Sampias’ plans and recommendations are unique to each client’s needs and wishes and are reviewed and monitored to make sure the valuable clients of SS Financial Group are on track to achieving the futures they desire. 

On this website you will find newsletters, articles, calculators, and research reports.  Visit the “Why You Should know SS Financial Group” section to further understand our commitment to first class service for our clients.  We at SS Financial Group hope that this web site will help further your understanding of the services that we provide, and help you understand financial concepts such as insurance, investing, retirement, estate planning, and wealth preservation. Sandy Sampias and her staff are here to help educate you and give you fast, easy access to market data. We hope that you take advantage of this resource often since information will constantly be updated and new articles will be added on a regular basis. 

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Sandy Sampias, 7000 Piper Glen Dr., Ste. C Springfield, IL  62711

217-697-1130 / Mobile 217-971-1256

Helpful Content

How to Retire Early

How to Retire Early

Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.

When Life Insurance Becomes Taxable

When Life Insurance Becomes Taxable

Life insurance proceeds are generally tax-free. But not in all cases.

A Penny Saved is Two Pennies Earned

A Penny Saved is Two Pennies Earned

Here are some simple and inexpensive energy-saving tips that may help you save money.

 

A Bucket Plan to Go with Your Bucket List

Longer, healthier living can put greater stress on retirement assets; the bucket approach may be one answer.

Travel, Without the Baggage

Tips to avoid checking in luggage on your next vacation.

The Anatomy of a Supplemental Health Plan

Here’s a guide to explain all the parts of Medicare.

Asset Allocation

Consider how your assets are allocated and if that allocation is consistent with your time frame and risk tolerance.

Buying vs. Leasing a Car

Whatever your relationship with your car, it may eventually come time for a new one. Familiarize yourself with your options.

Do You Owe The AMT?

If you want to avoid potential surprises at tax time, it may make sense to know where you stand when it comes to the AMT.

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How Compound Interest Works

Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.

What Is My Current Net Worth?

Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.

A Look at Systematic Withdrawals

This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.

Disability Income

This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.

Historical Inflation

This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.

Assess Your Life Insurance Needs

This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.

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Tax Management Strategies

Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.

Principles of Preserving Wealth

How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.

Retirement Plan Distributions

There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.

Managing Your Lifestyle

Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.

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The Fed and How It Got That Way

Here is a quick history of the Federal Reserve and an overview of what it does.

A Bucket Plan to Go with Your Bucket List

A bucket plan can help you be better prepared for a comfortable retirement.

The Latte Lie and Other Myths

Do you know these three personal finance sayings?

Exit Strategies of the Rich and Famous

Estate conservation is too important to put off. Do you have a smart exit strategy?

Are Alternative Investments Right for You?

With alternative investments, it’s critical to sort through the complexity.

Safeguard Your Digital Estate

If you died, what would happen to your email archives, social profiles and online accounts?

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