Improving The Retirement Experience of Our Clients Since 1968
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.
We invite you to experience how our "Realistic Advice to Grow and Live On" philosophy makes us unique.
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We have had over 7,500 attend our educational events due to our no charge, no investment selling, educational approach.
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Create a custom retirement plan based on your personal financial position and goals. Schedule a meeting with a Certified Financial PlannerTM professional.
Educate your workforce
Let us provide you guidance and the resources to help your employees understand and better define their financial goals.Learn more
A Primer on Dividends
A company's profits can be reinvested or paid out to the company’s shareholders as “dividends."
Orchestrating Your Retirement Accounts
Getting the instruments of your retirement to work in concert may go far in realizing the retirement you imagine.
Your Emergency Fund: How Much Is Enough?
Having an emergency fund may help alleviate the stress and worry associated with a financial crisis.
In investments, one great debate asks the question, “Active or Passive Investing: Which Is Better?”
Successful sector investing is dependent upon an accurate analysis about when to rotate in and out.
The Economic Report of the President can help identify the forces driving — or dragging — the economy.
Is your estate in order? This short quiz may help you assess your overall strategy.
Having your identity stolen may result in financial loss plus the cost of trying to restore your good name.
One of the most common questions people ask about Social Security is when they should start taking benefits.
With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
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.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Have you explored all of your choices when it comes to managing your taxable income?
Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.
A bucket plan can help you be better prepared for a comfortable retirement.
Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.
Retirees look for ways to convert savings and investments into regular income. One option to consider is an annuity.
We all know the stock market can be unpredictable. We all want to know, “What’s next for the financial markets?”