Robert Dains was named a Five Star Wealth Manager by Connecticut Magazine, December, 2011
My Mission Statement:
“Preserving and building my clients’ wealth through planning and portfolio management.”
As a Certified Public Accountant and a Certified Financial Planner, I am uniquely qualified to address all of your planning concerns. In addition to these certifications, I am a licensed insurance and investment professional. Affiliated with Avantax Investment Services SM, I offer unbiased and objective advice without corporate demands on investment alternatives.
Email or call now to schedule a complimentary initial consultation to discuss your financial needs and concerns.
The best way to know the future is to plan it!
The Cycle of Investing
Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.
A Bucket Plan to Go with Your Bucket List
Longer, healthier living can put greater stress on retirement assets; the bucket approach may be one answer.
Password Protection Strategies
Simple steps may help you foil hackers and protect your privacy.
Calculating your potential Social Security benefit is a three-step process.
Federal estate taxes have long since been a lucrative source of funding for the federal government.
It's important to understand the pros and cons when considering a prepaid debit card.
Here's a look at several birthdays and “half-birthdays” that have implications regarding your retirement income.
Preparing for the eventual distribution of your assets may not sound enticing. But a will puts the power in your hands.
Estate strategies for millennials may sound like less of a concern than retirement, but young adults should prepare now.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.
Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.
This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.
Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime. Are you prepared?
Here’s a quick guide to checking to see if you have unclaimed money.
A bucket plan can help you be better prepared for a comfortable retirement.
Do you have causes that you want to support with donations?
Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?