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Ricker Retirement Specialists is a family-owned-and-operated firm, specializing in retirement planning. Our CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professionals create and implement customized financial plans for individuals through investment management, income strategies, and tax planning. Our clients benefit from our expertise in integrating their employer-provided 401(k) and pension plans and potentially maximizing the benefits of planning early. We focus on increasing confidence for individuals age 50 and older or within 10 years of retirement.

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