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.
Learn more about Retirement
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
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.
Home Mortgage Deduction
Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.
In the event of an unforeseen accident or illness, disability insurance may be a good way to protect your income and savings.
Umbrella liability can be a fairly inexpensive way to help shelter current assets and future income from the unexpected.
It's important to make sure your retirement strategy anticipates health-care expenses.
Experiencing negative returns early in retirement can potentially undermine the sustainability of your assets.
For many, retirement includes contributing their time and talents to an organization in need.
Having an emergency fund may help alleviate the stress and worry associated with a financial crisis.
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.
This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.
This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.
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
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
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.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
With alternative investments, it’s critical to sort through the complexity.
A bucket plan can help you be better prepared for a comfortable retirement.
What does your home really cost?
Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.
Have you explored all of your choices when it comes to managing your taxable income?
When do you need a will? The answer is easy: right now.