A Preeminent Full Service Financial Services Firm
Connecticut Financial Group was founded in 2014 by our current Managing Partners, Arthur Kelleher and Peter Osborne. Arthur and Peter had previously worked for large, big name firms that claimed to work in the best interest of the client. Frustrated with this and recognizing the growing conflicts of interest, Arthur and Peter decided to start their own wealth management firms in 2003 and 2004, respectively and subsequently merged their two firms together in 2014, creating Connecticut Financial Group.
We have built a successful practice on a foundation of trust, providing out clients with unbiased and objective advice tailored to their needs and goals. We believe our largest asset is our independence. Our affiliation with LPL Financial ensures this independence. To our clients, independence means we are free to recommend only the strategies and investment products that are in their best interest.
We are financial confidants for our clients. When a new client hires us we immediately assess their current financial situation and develop a lifetime financial plan and investment strategy for them. The financial plan is reviewed annually and amended when there are any changes in the either the clients' current financial status or future goals. Investment portfolios are monitored continually and will be modified based on changes in the clients' financial plan or due to changes in the economy or events in the financial markets. We pride ourselves on the high level of service we provide to our clients. We send out regular newsletters highlighting various financial planning topics, market updates and economic events. We respond promptly to all client inquires and treat each client with the highest level of professionalism and respect.
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Retiring the 4% Rule
A portfolio created with your long-term objectives in mind is crucial as you pursue your dream retirement.
The Value of Insuring Against Life’s Risks
Building wealth requires protection from the forces of wealth destruction.
Yours, Mine and Ours: Estate Strategies for Second Marriages
Second marriages are a trigger event to revisit any existing estate strategies.
How long does a $20 bill last?
Bitcoin has emerged as a digital currency that exists virtually, making it different in fundamental ways.
Understanding how a stock works is key to understanding your investments.
Among stock-market investors there’s long been a debate between those who favor value and those who favor growth.
The right executor may help ensure the distribution of your assets is done with as little upheaval as possible.
Maintaining a healthy lifestyle can help you reduce health-related expenses—and avoid time in the recovery room.
Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.
This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
Women are great at multi-tasking. But many drop the ball when it comes to preparing for retirement.
It's easy to let investments accumulate like old receipts in a junk drawer.
In life it often happens that the answers to our most pressing questions are right in our own backyards.
What if instead of buying that vacation home, you invested the money?
Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.
Investors seeking world investments can choose between global and international funds. What's the difference?