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!
Understanding the Alternate Valuation Date
Executors can value the estate on the date of death, or on its six-month anniversary —the “Alternate Valuation Date."
The Business Cycle
Understanding the economy's cycles can help put current business conditions in better perspective.
A Primer on Irrevocable Life Insurance Trusts
Irrevocable life insurance trusts can be important tools that may accomplish a number of estate objectives.
Purchasing homeowners insurance is critical for protecting your home.
Being healthy not only makes you feel good, it may also help you financially.
Try these activities to keep your brain sharp.
You face a risk for which the market does not compensate you, that can not be easily reduced through diversification.
E&O insurance is specifically designed to protect you, or your company, from the risk of a client’s dissatisfaction.
Many Americans are operating their personal finances with only the barest minimum of knowledge.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.
Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.
Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
You’ve made investments your whole life. Work with us to help make the most of them.
In the world of finance, the effects of the "confidence gap" can be especially apparent.
There are hundreds of ETFs available. Should you invest in them?
Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime. Are you prepared?
Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, cracking the code on bonds.