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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. 

SS Financial Group works with select clientele and are always willing to consider another relationship.  If you are interested in having a dialogue to see if Sandy Sampias and her staff can help you achieve your goals, the contact information is below, or you may simply go the "Contact" section.

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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 Insurance Deductibles Work

How Insurance Deductibles Work

Knowing how insurance deductibles work can help you save money and give you peace of mind.

The Value of Insuring Against Life’s Risks

The Value of Insuring Against Life’s Risks

Building wealth requires protection from the forces of wealth destruction.

Revising Estate Strategy Assumptions

Revising Estate Strategy Assumptions

Estate tax exemptions rules appear to be stabilizing, prompting many to reconsider conventional estate strategies.

 

Fixed or Variable Mortgage, Which Should You Pick?

When selecting a mortgage, one of the most critical choices is between a fixed or variable interest-rate mortgage.

How Financial Advisors Are Compensated

Read this overview to learn how financial advisors are compensated.

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.

Variable Universal Life Insurance

Variable Universal Life is permanent insurance in which the policyholder directs how premiums are invested.

Assess Life Insurance Needs

How to help determine life insurance needs to provide for your family after you pass away.

The Great Debate Continues: Active vs. Passive

In investments, one great debate asks the question, “Active or Passive Investing: Which Is Better?”

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What Is My Current Net Worth?

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

Annuity Comparison

This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.

Taxable vs. Tax-Deferred Savings

Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.

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.

Interested in a Fuel Efficient Car?

Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.

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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.

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

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

Tax Management Strategies

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

Managing Your Lifestyle

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

Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

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The Facts About Income Tax

Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.

Charitable Giving: Smart from the Heart

Do you have causes that you want to support with donations? Here are three tips.

The Fed and How It Got That Way

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

Women and Retirement

Women must be ready to spend, on average, more years in retirement than men.

Exit Strategies of the Rich and Famous

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

Emerging Market Opportunities

What are your options for investing in emerging markets?

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