Improving The Retirement Experience of Our Clients Since 1968
Ricker Retirement Specialists is a financial planning and investment firm specializing in retirement planning. Our CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNERtm professionals create and implement customized financial plans for individuals through investment management, income strategies, and tax planning. Our clients benefit from our expertise in understanding their employer-provided 401(k) and pension plans and how to integrate them into an optimal distribution plan. We focus on working with near-retirees--individuals age 55 and older or within 10 years of retirement.Contact Us
What Can a Million Dollars Buy You?
$1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement.
How to Appeal Your Property Taxes
For homeowners who think their property taxes are too high, there are ways to appeal.
The Rule of 72
Do you know how long it may take for your investments to double in value? The Rule of 72 is a quick way to figure it out.
Even low inflation rates over an extended period of time can impact your finances in retirement.
Some people wonder if Social Security will remain financially sound enough to pay the benefits they are owed.
Five creative (and inexpensive) ideas for motivating your employees.
Thanks to the work of three economists, we have a better understanding of what determines an asset’s price.
Even if you’re young and single, you should still consider protecting yourself.
Six overlooked tax deductions to help manage your tax bill.
This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.
Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.
This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
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.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
As the economy gathers momentum, many are waiting for their personal finances to gather momentum, too.
Lifestyle inflation can be the enemy of wealth building. What could happen if you invested instead of buying more stuff?
Investors seeking world investments can choose between global and international funds. What's the difference?
The market is as unpredictable as the weather. We’d love to help you prepare.
A visit to the hospital can be painful, for both your body and your wallet. Don’t let it be more painful than it has to be.
Roth IRAs are tax advantaged in a different way from traditional IRAs.