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Welcome to APC Financial Group, Ltd., I’m Tony Canonaco, a financial professional in Mount Prospect, IL a northwest suburb of Chicago. I understand that individuals face unique challenges as they build wealth and plan for the future. My knowledge of both tax and investment areas make me uniquely qualified to help you consider what your entire financial perspective should look like. Together, we can take the mystery out of getting ready for today and tomorrow. Whether your goal is preparing for retirement, saving for college, or managing your estate, my personalized service focuses on your needs, wants and financial goals.

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What's My Potential Estate Tax?

This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.

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This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.

Taxable vs. Tax-Deferred Savings

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Managing Your Lifestyle

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

Investment Strategies for Retirement

Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.

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

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

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How do the markets usually react to elections? Was the 2016 election any different?

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

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There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.

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