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- The Alcantara Financial Group

Comprehensive Financial Planning

Financial success doesn't happen by chance. It has much more to do with choice. Transforming aspirations into actuality takes acumen, hard work, discipline, and strategic financial planning.

When it comes to your financial goals, each decision you make and action you take will have a significant impact on your future financial circumstances. A good financial blueprint will lay out what you need to do today to achieve your goals tomorrow.

When it's a matter of planning for the future, realizing the need to take greater control over your financial life is the first step. Choosing to work with someone who has the ability and resources to best address those needs is the next.

The Alcantara Financial Group will listen, clarify and help prioritize your goals and aspirations before developing a personalized financial plan designed to help you achieve your vision for the future.

Backed by the extensive resources of the Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Company, John Alcantara often partners with successful executives, business owners, high net worth individuals, and affluent families to help achieve and secure their dreams for the future. He also frequently collaborates with fellow advisors to educate clients on wealth management strategies and solutions.

Resources for Business Owners and Entrepreneurs

The Alcantara Financial Group works with business owners to take advantage of unique investment opportunities at each stage of their business, from Business Start-Up to Business Growth to Business Maturity to Business Transfer.

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Media Mentions

John Alcantara Author of Article Titled "3 key money matters for new medical practices," published in Medical Economics

Many physicians don’t know where to begin when starting their own practice. Finding and getting referred to the right professional team often is the best first step. Working with an attorney, certified public accountant (CPA), wealth management team and practice manager allows physicians to focus on their practice and patients.


John Alcantara Quoted in Financial Advisor Magazine Article Titled "How to Pay for Long-Term Care"

We know that providing for long-term-care (LTC) expenses is an important part of retirement planning. As people live longer and face possible physical or cognitive impairment, most will require some degree of help at a certain age with at least two “activities of daily living”—eating, bathing, dressing, toileting, transferring to or from a bed or chair, and controlling bathroom functions. What’s less clear is how to pay for it.


John Alcantara Author of Article Titled "Financial Health in Starting Your Own Practice: What Physicians Need to Keep in Mind When Becoming Entrepreneurs," published in Network of Ethnic Physician Organizations (NEPO) Fall 2017 Newsletter

In medicine, it common for a physician to start their own practice. The reasons can vary from increased freedom to better financial opportunities, to focusing on practicing in an area of specialty and creating a name for oneself. Whatever the reason, and however noble the causes, without careful planning many physicians can find themselves in compromising situations.


John Alcantara Quoted in Las Vegas Review Journal Article Titled "Nevada Learned Limited Lessons From Recession"

If you learned anything from the recession, you would be saving more cash and investing less in real estate, local experts say. Data suggests Nevada did learn those lessons, but only when compared to the rest of the country.


John Alcantara Quoted in Las Vegas Review Journal Article Titled "How International Tourists May Change Mobile Payment Culture in Las Vegas"

Although services like Apple Pay and Google Wallet haven’t caught on in the U.S. as quickly as some expected, it’s only a matter of time before paying for everything with your smartphone becomes more mainstream. International visitation may speed that process up in Las Vegas.


John Alcantara Featured in Forbes BrandVoice Article About How to Use Executive Benefits to Retain Top Talent

Retaining valuable employees is a top concern for business owners. In this article, John offers advice on benefits you can use in your business to hold on to your top employees.


John Luis Alcantara, CLTC®
Wealth Management Advisor

The Alcantara Financial Group

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Plan for the Success of Your Business

We recognize that the goals you have for your business and personal life are intertwined. Learn how our integrated approach to financial planning can help manage the full scope of your needs and goals at every stage.


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