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
Best Performing Asset Classes
Bonds may outperform stocks one year only to have stocks rebound the next.
Split Annuity Strategy
Here's one strategy that combines two different annuities to generate income and rebuild principal.
Will You Pay the AMT?
Despite recent tax-law changes, many Americans are expected to pay the AMT this year.
Marriage changes everything, including your insurance needs.
Important items to consider when purchasing condo insurance.
For some, the social impact of investing is just as important as the return, perhaps more important.
Entrepreneurs all face the same question, “Which business structure should I adopt?”
You face a risk for which the market does not compensate you, that can not be easily reduced through diversification.
An increasing number have been developed to help individuals with their personal finances.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.
Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.
Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.
Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime. Are you prepared?
Pundits say a lot of things about the markets. Let's see if you can keep up.
Tulips were the first, but won’t be the last. What forms a “bubble” and what causes them to burst?
What does your home really cost?
Recent changes in estate tax laws could affect the strategy you have in place.