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~ Serving Brantford and surrounding region since 1985 ~

Brittain Group Financial Services employs a wide array of insurance and investment products to develop effective strategies.

Our Values And Beliefs

We believe that money isn’t everything – chances are that you have a finite amount.  Our objective is to help you make informed decisions about how to use what you have to protect yourself and your family and create financial resilience for your future.

We believe there is value in developing strong, long-term relationships with our clients and our business partners, so we nurture them through an environment of mutual respect and trust.

We understand the value of honesty, integrity and hard work, so we practice these principles conscientiously.

We know both the value of team work and each individual’s contribution.

We believe that client participation at all levels of planning is critical to the success of the plan.

We value education and encourage personal growth and development for ourselves and our staff

Our Commitments To You

Maintaining the highest level of personal and professional customer service.  

Keeping up-to-date with the products and services available in the financial industry market place, and informing you of new offerings that may suit your needs.

Continuing personal education in our respective areas of expertise.

Advising you of any significant changes in legislation or taxation that might affect your plan.

Developing and implementing individual plans to give you peace of mind.

Helping you recognize and realize your life worth today, for your tomorrow.

Our role at Brittain Group Financial Services

At Brittain Group Financial Services we believe in getting to know you through personal interviews; listening to your dreams, aspirations and goals. 

  • We address your fears and uncertainties, while analyzing and reviewing your current situation.
  • We provide recommendation strategies and alternative solutions to assist you in achieving your goals. We build sound investment portfolios individually tailored to suit your objectives and risk tolerance.
  • We assist in developing comprehensive estate plans to create financial resilience and protect you and your family against financial loss due to death, disability and illness.
  • We monitor and review your plan, as well as modifying your plan to adapt to changes in your life goals or circumstances.
  • We work diligently to educate our clients in financial literacy by providing information through discussions, product and planning seminars, and reading material.

Compensation Model

Currently, we do not offer a fee for service platform. Our compensation is driven by embedded trail fees through sale and services of products we employ. Please refer to the Manulife Securities Investment Services Important Client Information Brochure (ICIB) for compensation on mutual funds. Review our Outside Business Activities (OBA) Disclosure to better understand our business structure and the products and services offered through Brittain Group Financial Services and the Dealer Manulife Securities Investment Services Inc. At all times during our engagement, your interests will always be our priority. We will advise you of any conflicts of interest, in writing, if they should arise.

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Our Business Partners

Manulife Securities Investment Services Inc.
  – Mutual Fund Dealer

Manulife Securities Insurance Inc./ Day Star/ WCS
  – Insurance Brokerage

Manulife Financial

Manulife Financial is a leading Canada-based financial services group with principal operations in Asia, Canada and the United States. Our international network of employees, agents and distribution partners offers wealth management products and services including individual life insurance, group life and health insurance, long-term care services, pension products, annuities, mutual funds and banking products. We provide asset management services to institutional customers worldwide and offer reinsurance solutions, specializing in property and casualty retrocession.

The Company operates in Canada and Asia through the brand name “Manulife Financial” and in the United States primarily through the brand name “John Hancock“.

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Manulife Securities

At Manulife Securities, we believe there is no better way to serve the needs of Canadian investors than by providing access to independent, unbiased financial advice. Through a network of more than 1,200 advisors located in communities from coast to coast, we can offer an array of solutions and a comprehensive suite of financial products and services to help you invest for your future.

Manulife Securities has $34.4 billion in assets under administration (as of January 31, 2017) and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Manulife Financial – a leading Canada-based financial services group with principal operations in Asia, Canada and the United States.

Manulife Bank

Manulife Bank is a Schedule I federally chartered bank and a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company.  Established in 1993, it was the first federally regulated bank opened by an insurance company in Canada. Manulife Bank was created to support the sale of the parent’s core products and assist financial advisors in providing fully integrated financial plans to their clients.

Leveraging the Internet and cost-effective telephone banking technologies, Manulife Bank provides its customers access to their bank accounts 24-hours a day, seven days a week. Today, Manulife Bank has more than $22 billion in assets and serves clients across Canada in all provinces and territories.

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Manulife Investments

Manulife Investments, a division of Manulife Financial, is a leading provider of personal wealth management solutions to Canadians. Manulife Investments benefits from strong Canadian roots and the growing global presence of Manulife Financial. Clients can look to Manulife Financial for strong, reliable, trustworthy and forward-thinking solutions for their most significant financial decisions.

Manulife Mutual Funds

Manulife Mutual Funds, a division of Manulife Asset Management Limited, builds on 125 years of Manulife Financial’s wealth and investment management expertise through a diverse portfolio of forward-thinking mutual fund products. Our experienced Portfolio Managers offer access to markets in Canada, the United States and around the world, in a range of investment styles to help meet individual needs. Manulife Mutual Funds is part of Manulife Investments, which offers personal wealth management products and services, such as mutual funds, segregated fund contracts, annuities and guaranteed interest contracts. 

For more information, please visit manulifemutualfunds.ca

Manulife Asset Management

Manulife Asset Management is the global asset management arm of Manulife Financial. They provide comprehensive asset management solutions for pension plans, foundations, endowments, financial institutions and other institution investors worldwide, as well for Manulife and John Hancock’s wealth management and retirement products.

With offices throughout North America, Asia Pacific and Europe, Manulife Asset Management delivers investment expertise across a broad range of asset classes including equity, fixed income and alternative investments such as real estate, timber, farmland, as well as asset allocation strategies.

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Manulife Private Wealth

Manulife Private Wealth, a unique, seamless and integrated approach to wealth management that includes banking, investment management, and advisory services. Manulife Private Wealth is designed as a collaborative service model allowing clients to retain existing trusted advisors, while receiving highly personalized private banking and investment management services, with access to an integrated team of financial planning, tax and estate experts, accountants and lawyers.

Manulife Private Wealth’s goals-based investment management approach uses a team model to leverage Manulife Asset Management’s extensive experience in domestic and international institutional investment management with expertise across asset classes and investment styles.

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