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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Home Mortgage Deduction
Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.
The Facts About Income Tax
Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.
Life and Death of a Twenty Dollar Bill
How long does a $20 bill last?
Looking forward to retirement? It's critical to understand the difference between immediate and deferred annuities.
A few strategies that may help you prepare for the cost of higher education.
Understanding some basic concepts may help you assess whether zero-coupon bonds have a place in your portfolio.
Here's a look at several birthdays and “half-birthdays” that have implications regarding your retirement income.
Here’s a list of 10 questions to ask that may help you better understand the costs and benefits of long-term-care insurance.
It may help your business be better prepared in the event of the death of a principal or key employee.
Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.
Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
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
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
It's easy to let investments accumulate like the junk in a junk drawer.
In life it often happens that the answers are right in our own back yards. This may be particularly true of investing.
Are you ready for retirement? Here are five words you should consider.
Here are 3 steps to take right now that may make a difference if you find yourself suddenly single.
Women are great at multi-tasking. But many drop the ball when preparing for retirement.
Three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.