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Doug Kinsey, CFP®, CDFA
Artifex Financial Group, LLC

Tel: 855-752-6644
2305 Far Hills Avenue
Dayton, OH 45419
Artifex Financial Group, LLC | Financial Advisor in Dayton ,OH

Fee-Only Total Wealth Management Since 2007

About Doug Kinsey

Doug Kinsey CFP®, CIMA®, AIFA® Partner Doug Kinsey is a partner in Artifex Financial Group, a fee-only financial planning and investment management firm based in Dayton, Ohio.

Doug has over 25 years experience in financial services, and has been a CFP Certificant since 1999. Additionally, he holds the Accredited Investment Fiduciary and Accredited Investment Fiduciary Analyst certifications as well as Certified Investment Management Analyst. He is a graduate of The Ohio State University and also completed the University of Chicago Booth School of Business Investment Management Education Program Additionally, Doug has completed post-graduate work through the Harvard Business School HBX program.

Dougs passion for financial planning is rooted in investments. He read books on investing as a child and has always found the idea of learning about companies, discovering new ideas, and finding hidden values to be extremely exciting. He does not believe in the abuses of Modern Portfolio Theory or an over-reliance on statistics and indexing. Active management is not dead, but the way it is approached should be. Common sense and careful investing are what is required to be a successful investor.

Artifex Financial Group was founded in 2007 by Doug and his business partner, Darren Harp. Artifex currently advises over $100,000,000 in assets and serves 180 client households and corporate pension plans. In addition to personal financial advice, AFG provides active investment management, back office solutions, process improvement strategies and employee development consulting to financial advisory firms.

About Artifex Financial Group, LLC

Artifex Financial Group is a Fee-Only Comprehensive Wealth Management firm with offices in Dayton, Columbus and Cincinnati Ohio. We work with our clients at any of our convenient offices or virtually wherever you are.

In addition to general financial planning advice, we provide tax preparation and planning; investment management; pre-retirement readiness planning; business valuation and improvement consulting; college planning and a variety of other services.

We are fiduciaries for our clients and place your interests first and foremost. Our team has a wide variety of expertise that we can put to work for you.

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General Information

Firm Start Year:   2007
No. of Employees:   5-9
Name of Custodial Firm:   TD Ameritrade Institutional, Folio Institutional and Betterment
Number of Years with Current Firm:   12

Qualifications & Memberships

Financial Organization Memberships:   National Association of Personal Financial Advisors (NAPFA), Financial Planning Association (FPA)

Firm Information

Firm's Number of Clients:   250
Firm's Number of Planning Clients:   200
Firm's Number of Managed Clients:   50
Assets Managed by Firm:   $100,000,000

Compensation and Fees

Minimum Portfolio Size for New Managed Accounts:   $500,000


Do you have a customer satisfaction or refund policy?

We do guarantee your satisfaction or you may cancel our agreement at any time without penalty.

Why should I choose you as my financial advisor?

CFP, CIMA, and BA from The Ohio State University. Currently pursuing a Masters in Management & Finance at Harvard University. Have done graduate work at the University of Chicago for the CIMA Certification.

What are your qualifications? What is your education background?

We believe that financial planning should be comprehensive, and take into consideration all aspects of a client's life - goals, current and expected financial condition, risk exposure, tax management, investment strategy, etc.

How are you compensated? How will I pay for your services?

We are primarily a flat-fee firm. We bill our fee quarterly and you can pay us directly or have us deduct our fee from an investment account.

If you are going to manage my account, will you obtain my permission every time you buy or sell something?

No, you and our team create your overall strategy and we take the necessary actions on a routine basis to adjust or improve the strategy as needed.



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Office Hours

Mon. 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tue. 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wed. 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thu. 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Fri. 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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