Broker Check
Your Financial Partners Your Needs, Our Focus Simplifying The Complex Financial Guidance

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

Our Services

Our independence lends us the freedom to offer a wide array of services tailored to your unique needs. From building your first portfolio to preparing for retirement, we’re here to serve you for the long-term.


Download Our Free App

We’ve built a handy mobile app that allows you to easily stay in touch with us on-the-go wherever you are. Ask us questions, send and receive secure messages, request an appointment, get directions to our office, receive helpful notifications, and more.

Download our app on the App Store! Download our app on Google Play!


Helpful Content

Donating Art: Taxation Abstraction

Donating Art: Taxation Abstraction

The tax rules that govern donating art are complex and confusing. Take a closer look.

Insurance Needs Assessment: When You're Newly Married

Insurance Needs Assessment: When You're Newly Married

Marriage changes everything, including your insurance needs.

The Business Cycle

The Business Cycle

Understanding the economy's cycles can help put current business conditions in better perspective.

 

A Look at Whole Life Insurance

Whole life insurance remains in force as long as you remain current with premiums. Here's how it works.

Weighing the Benefits of Prepaid Debit Cards

It's important to understand the pros and cons when considering a prepaid debit card.

Options When Your CD Matures

Knowing your options when a CD matures can help you make a sound investment decision.

Personal Finance Tips for Military Families

Military families face unique challenges, making personal finance even more critical.

Immediate vs. Deferred Annuities

Looking forward to retirement? It's critical to understand the difference between immediate and deferred annuities.

Life and Death of a Twenty Dollar Bill

How long does a $20 bill last?

View all articles arrow

Capital Gains Tax Estimator

Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.

Lifetime of Earnings

Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.

Interested in a Fuel Efficient Car?

Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.

What Is My Current Cash Flow?

Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.

Taxable vs. Tax-Deferred Savings

Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.

Saving for College

This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.

View all calculators arrow

Principles of Preserving Wealth

How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.

Tax Management Strategies

Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.

Managing Your Lifestyle

Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.

Retirement Plan Distributions

There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.

5 Smart Investing Principles

Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.

View all presentations arrow

Extended Care: A Patchwork of Possibilities

What is your plan for health care during retirement?

Coaches

Coaches have helped you your whole life, in ways big and small. We’d like to be one of them.

From Boats to Brokers

From the Dutch East India Company to Wall Street, the stock market has a long and storied history.

When Do You Need a Will?

When do you need a will? The answer is easy: Right Now.

An Arm and a Leg

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.

What to Do When You Lose Your Wallet

Ever lost your wallet? Frustrating. Here’s what you can do to keep yourself safe.

View all videos arrow