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We are Lighthouse Financial Group, Inc., financial professionals in North Aurora, IL, servicing Chicago and the West Suburbs.  We understand that individuals face unique challenges as they prepare for retirement.  We can help take the mystery out of preparing for today and tomorrow, helping you pursue the security and independence you deserve.  Whether your goal is preparing for retirement, college savings, or estate strategy, our personalized service focuses on your needs, wants, and financial goals and objectives.

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