Alison Perrin, CFP
Barnum Financial Group

6 Corporate Drive
Suite 550
Shelton, CT 06484

Your life is our business.

About Barnum Financial Group

As a member of a wealth management team, I follow a simple 4-step process. I help you clarify your goals and objectives, allocate your assets, create a portfolio for maximum long-term performance and continually monitor this process for successful execution of the strategy. With the assistance of my team which includes an investment specialist, CFP, CPA, estate attorneys and a mortgage specialist, I will guide you through the issues of projecting your retirement income needs, developing a pro-active tax strategy to keep more of what you earn, working on short and long-range planning and evaluating various investment choices in an independent environment.

7 Years of Experience

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General Information

Firm Start Year:   1950
No.of Employees:   100-499
Insurance License#:   001077095
Name of Broker/Dealer:   MetLife Securities, Inc.
Name of Custodial Firm:   Pershing
States Licensed in:   CT, RI, OH, MA, ME
Number of Years with Current Firm:   2
Work Experience:   I have worked in insurance and finance my entire working life, about 25 years. Have worked at BCBS of MI, Travelers Ins. Co., Burke, Esposito & Associates (financial planning) and Mercury Wealth Management.
I work with the following types of clients:   Businesses , Individual Investors , Non-Profit Organizations


Investment Types:   Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) , Stocks , Mutual Funds , Bonds , Alternative Investments , Commodities , Mortgages & Real Estate , Annuities , Insurance , Socially Responsible Investments (SRI)
I can meet clients in the following ways:   At your home , At my office , At your office

Qualifications & Memberships

Insurance and Annuity Licenses:   Life , Annuity , Variable Life , Variable Annuity , Property , Long Term Care , Accident , HMO , Health , Disability , Casualty
Financial Organization Memberships:   Institute of Divorce Financial Analysts
Non-Financial Organization Memberships:   President, Mount Holyoke Club of Hartford
Board of Directors, Durham/Middlefield Youth and Family Services
Leader, Girl Scouts

Firm Information

Advisor's Number of Managed Clients:   10
Advisor's Number of Planning Clients:   15
Assets Managed by Advisor:   $1 million +


Registered Representative:   Yes
Investment Advisor Representative:   Yes
Compliance Disclosures in Last 5 years:   I have a clean record
Criminal Disclosures in Last 5 years:   I have a clean record

Compensation and Fees

Fee Structure:   I am a fee-based financial professional
Compensation Methods:   Commissions , Based on Assets , Flat Fee , Hourly
Fee % Based on Assets:   1%
Hourly Rate:   $150
Additional Details on Charges:   On the first $1,000,000 in assets: 1.00%
On the next $500,000 in assets: 0.90%
On the next $500,000 in assets 0.80%
On assets over $2,000,000: 0.75%
Minimum Fee Charged for Hourly Planning Accounts:   $1500
Minimum Fee Charged for Flat Fee Accounts:   $800


  • Do you have a customer satisfaction or refund policy? We aim to have happy customers. We will work on an individual basis to resolve any issue until the client is satisfied.
  • What are your qualifications? What is your education background? I have passed the series 6, series 7, series 63, series 65 exams as well as licensing in life and health insurance and property and casualty insurance.
  • What is your approach to financial planning? We take a team based approach. Our team includes an investment specialist, CFP, CPA, estate attorneys and mortgage specialist. We then use a four-step process. 1. Determine your goals. 2. Analyze your current situation. 3. Recommend and implement a plan to help you reach your goals. 4. Review your plan on a regular basis.
  • What services do you offer? We are a full financial service firm. We can help you with all aspects of your financial house.
  • How many clients do you currently manage? 50
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Alison Perrin, CFP

Alison Perrin, CFP


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wiseradvisor-balck-li-img Tue. 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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wiseradvisor-balck-li-img Fri. 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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