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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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What Is a Roth 401(k)?

Roth 401(k) plans combine features of traditional 401(k) plans with those of a Roth IRA.

Social Security: The Elephant in the Room

Social Security: The Elephant in the Room

Some people wonder if Social Security will remain financially sound enough to pay the benefits they are owed.

Estimating the Cost of College

Estimating the Cost of College

This worksheet can help you estimate the costs of a four-year college program.

 

Making Sense Of A Home Warranty

Understanding the value of a home warranty.

A Brief Guide To Condo Insurance

Important items to consider when purchasing condo insurance.

When Should You Take Social Security

Monthly Social Security payments differ substantially depending on when you start receiving benefits.

A Decision Not Made Is Still a Decision

Investors who put off important investment decisions may face potential consequence to their future financial security.

Buying vs. Leasing a Car

Whatever your relationship with your car, it may eventually come time for a new one. Familiarize yourself with your options.

Healthy Body, Healthy Pocketbook

Maintaining a healthy lifestyle can help you reduce health-related expenses—and avoid time in the recovery room.

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A Look at Systematic Withdrawals

This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.

Comparing Mortgage Terms

Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.

Potential Income from an IRA

Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.

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.

Long-Term-Care Needs

Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.

Annuity Comparison

This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.

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Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

Your Cash Flow Statement

A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.

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.

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

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

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Jane Bond: Scaling the Ladder

Agent Jane Bond is on the case, covering how bond laddering works.

How to Retire Early

Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.

To Buy or Not to Buy

The decision whether to buy or rent a home may have long-term implications.

A Fruitful Retirement: Social Security Benefit

Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.

The Fed and How It Got That Way

A quick history of the Federal Reserve and overview of what it does.

Charitable Giving: Smart from the Heart

Do you have causes that you want to support with donations? Here are three tips.

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