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Main Street Financial - Robert E. Dains, CPA, CFP® , CSEP

(203) 383-4411

 
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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!

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