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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
The Fed and How It Got That Way
A quick history of the Federal Reserve and overview of what it does.
Inflation and Your Portfolio
Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.
What Do Your Taxes Pay For?
Here's a breakdown of how the federal government spends your tax money.
Here are several important changes to Social Security that may impact how and when you can begin taking income benefits.
By understanding a few key concepts during a divorce, you may be able to avoid common pitfalls.
Understanding the types of long-term-care services—and what those services could cost—may be critical.
At what point can you call a personal vehicle commercial?
Important items to consider when purchasing condo insurance.
The true cost of raising a child may be far more than you expect.
This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.
Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
Three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.
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.
You’ve made investments your whole life. Work with us to help make the most of them.
Do you have causes that you want to support with donations? Here are three tips.
What does your home really cost?
What is your plan for health care during retirement?