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

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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 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!

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Safeguard Your Digital Estate

Safeguard Your Digital Estate

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Social Security: Five Facts You Need to Know

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A Primer on Dividends

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A Brief History of Estate Taxes

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Stop Wasting Money

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How Much Home Can I Afford?

With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.

Estimate Your RMD

Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.

How Compound Interest Works

Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.

Social Security Taxes

Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.

Home Mortgage Deduction

Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.

Doubling Your Money

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5 Smart Investing Strategies

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Retirement Plan Distributions

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5 Smart Investing Principles

Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

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Protecting Those Who Matter Most

The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.

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The Power of Tax-Deferred Growth

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An Arm and a Leg

A visit to the hospital can be painful, for both your body and your wallet. Don’t let it be more painful than it has to be.

Women and Retirement

Women must be ready to spend, on average, more years in retirement than men.

It May Be Time for a Financial Checkup

It’s never a bad time to speak with your financial advisor about changes in your situation.

Retirement Redefined

Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.

Jane Bond: Scaling the Ladder

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