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.
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Weighing the Benefits of Prepaid Debit Cards
It's important to understand the pros and cons when considering a prepaid debit card.
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.
Preparing for the eventual distribution of your assets may not sound enticing. But a will puts the power in your hands.
Taking regular, periodic withdrawals during retirement can be quite problematic.
Tax preparation may be the perfect time to give the household budget a check-up.
As our nation ages, many Americans are turning their attention to caring for aging parents.
Among stock-market investors there’s long been a debate between those who favor value and those who favor growth.
For some, the social impact of investing is just as important as the return—perhaps, more important.
This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.
This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.
Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.
Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.
Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.
This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
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.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
The seas of the market are constantly shifting, and whether the good ship IPO can set sail may depend heavily on the tides.
$1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement.
Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.
If you died, what would happen to your email archives, social profiles and online accounts?
Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?
A visit to the hospital can be painful, for both your body and your wallet. Don’t let it be more painful than it has to be.