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 HD Vest 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!
Consider how your assets are allocated and if that allocation is consistent with your time frame and risk tolerance.
It Was the Best of Times, It Was the Worst of Times
All about how missing the best market days (or the worst!) might affect your portfolio.
Critical Estate Documents
Sound estate management includes creating financial and healthcare documents. Here's an inside look.
If you find it hard to attain personal life goals, there’s an app for that!
Successful sector investing is dependent upon an accurate analysis about when to rotate in and out.
Pundits go on and on about how “terrible” or “wonderful” annuities are, but they never talk about whether annuities are right
Beware of these traps that could upend your retirement.
Second marriages are a trigger event to revisit any existing estate strategies.
Lifestyle considerations in creating your retirement portfolio.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.
This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.
Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
A portfolio created with your long-term objectives in mind is crucial as you pursue your dream retirement.
Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.
Lifestyle inflation can be the enemy of wealth building. What could happen if you invested instead of buying more stuff?
Learning more about gold and its history may help you decide whether it has a place in your portfolio.
Smart investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.
Take a look at this 2017 Market Recap.