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
Perception vs. Reality
There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.
Mutual Funds vs. ETFs
Exchange-traded funds have some things in common with mutual funds, but there are differences, too.
Investing with Your Heart
For some, the social impact of investing is just as important as the return—perhaps, more important.
There are things about Social Security that might surprise you.
Have you ever wondered how your credit score compares to the rest of the country? Take a look and see.
Making a career move requires tough decisions, not the least of which is what to do with the funds in your retirement plan.
A company's profits can be reinvested or they can be paid out to the company’s shareholders as “dividends."
If you want to avoid potential surprises at tax time, it may make sense to know where you stand when it comes to the AMT.
Annuities are versatile tools that can help you save for retirement and generate income in retirement.
This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.
Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
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 chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Recent changes in estate tax laws could affect the strategy you have in place.
A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate.
A bucket plan can help you be better prepared for a comfortable retirement.
Do you have causes that you want to support with donations? Here are three tips.
It's easy to let investments accumulate like the junk in a junk drawer.
Pundits say a lot of things about the markets. Let's see if you can keep up.