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Financial Strategies, One Future at a Time

We are on a mission to equip you to realize your vision for a vibrant future. Developing a strategic financial plan crafted around your unique aspirations is just the starting point. Allow us the privilege of doing life with you as you take ownership of your future and write your own story.

We are Favia Group, a team of expert financial advisors just outside the Chicago metro area. Our firm is defined by more than 60 years of collective financial expertise, and we aren’t stopping now. It’s our goal to see you live an empowered life, facing your future unafraid. That’s why our financial planning philosophy is rooted in developing others through continual progress. We simply aren’t satisfied with the status quo. We see the story beyond the numbers in financial planning. From small business owners to baby boomers and millennials, we want to help you achieve the things in life most important to you.

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