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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.

SS Financial Group appreciates you taking the time to visit their site.

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

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

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The Richest Man in Babylon

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Global and International Funds

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