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Michael D'Apice | 14 Mohawk Drive, Collinsville, CT. 06019

Phone 860-693-4919 | Cell 860-306-0096 | Fax 860-693-4959 | [email protected]

Michael says, “While taking the first step is commendable...without direction it is still called ‘wandering’.”

Celebrating over 30 years of client-centric mentoring and service!

Surprise! You’ve Got Money! When the Unexpected Becomes Reality RE: Retirement 18 Years Worth of Days

Money doesn’t come with an owner’s manual. 
That’s why we’re here.

There’s no GPS that will lead you to financial security. And the truth is, the road to getting there can be longer and bumpier than ever before. The ever-growing forest of products, services and strategies in today’s marketplace doesn’t make the journey any easier — just more confusing.

The good news is, we’re here to help. Whether you’re looking for effective ways to build long-term wealth, protect yourself and your family or develop a plan for retirement, we’ll help you find the smoothest, most stress-free path to get from here to your financial goals. 

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