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.
Get Advice and Create a Plan
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
What Is a Roth 401(k)?
Roth 401(k) plans combine features of traditional 401(k) plans with those of a Roth IRA.
How to Make the Tax Code Work for You
When you take the time to learn more about how it works, you may be able to put the tax code to work for you.
A Taxing Story: Capital Gains and Losses
Understanding how capital gains are taxed may help you refine your investment strategies.
One way to find money is to examine your current spending habits and eliminate money wasters.
A change in your mindset during retirement may drive changes to your portfolio.
Here's one strategy that combines two different annuities to generate income and rebuild principal.
Making a career move requires tough decisions, not the least of which is what to do with the funds in your retirement plan.
Most women don’t shy away from the day-to-day financial decisions, but some may be leaving their future to chance.
Tax preparation may be the perfect time to give the household budget a check-up.
Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
There are things you can do to keep yourself safe when you lose your wallet.
Selecting a mortgage isn't an easy process. Get a better understanding of how professionals make the right decisions.
Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.
Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?
If you died, what would happen to your email archives, social profiles and online accounts?
$1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement.