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Meet Fortune Financial Group

Fortune Financial's mission is to help our clients work toward a retirement income that they are unlikely to outlive. Striving to keep our client's money safe from volatile and risky investments is our top priority.

Chris Scalese | President

Christopher Scalese is the president and founder of Fortune Financial Group, financial services firm exclusively dedicated to servicing and informing retirees. Since 1992, Chris has worked with families and individuals to help build, protect and preserve wealth for their retirement.

Chris holds his life and health insurance licenses in Pennsylvania and is a Registered Financial Consultant and Investment Adviser Representative. He is widely regarded as
one of the leading independent financial advisors in the area.

Chris writes recurring columns for a variety of publications and is featured each weekend on a national radio talk show as Northeast Pennsylvania's retirement planning professional. Chris is the author of two books, “Retirement is a Marathon, Not a Sprint” and “Dare to Succeed,” the latter of which was a collaboration with “Chicken Soup for the Soul” author, Jack Canfield. In addition, Chris regularly leads workshops and adult education courses on retirement planning.

Chris and his wife, Mary Beth, reside in Dunmore with their four children. Fortune Financial Group is an independent financial services firm helping individuals create retirement strategies using a variety of investment and insurance products to custom suit their needs and objectives.

With so many investment and insurance products available today, it’s important to work with a professional who has specific expertise in many areas of personal financial planning. Chris Scalese and the Fortune Financial Group team are experienced, responsive and understand your needs for integrity and transparency.


We invite you to come into our office

To schedule a time to discuss your retirement future, contact us at chris@fortune-financial.org or call us at 570-489-4142.

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» Retirement Planning
» Wealth Accumulation
» Annuities
» Life Insurance
» IRA & 401(k) Rollovers
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We are an independent financial services firm helping individuals create retirement strategies using a variety of investment and insurance products to custom suit their needs and objectives.

Investment advisory services offered only by duly registered individuals through AE Wealth Management, LLC (AEWM). AEWM and Fortune Financial Group Inc. are not affiliated companies.

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Investing involves risk, including the potential loss of principal. No investment strategy can guarantee a profit or protect against loss in periods of declining values. None of the information contained on this website shall constitute an offer to sell or solicit any offer to buy a security or any insurance product.

*Any references to protection benefits or steady and reliable income streams on this website refer only to fixed insurance products. They do not refer, in any way, to securities or investment advisory products. Annuity guarantees are backed by the financial strength and claims-paying ability of the issuing insurance company. Annuities are insurance products that may be subject to fees, surrender charges and holding periods which vary by insurance company. Annuities are not FDIC insured.

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