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Ricker Retirement Specialists is a financial planning and investment firm specializing in retirement planning. Our CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNERtm professionals create and implement customized financial plans for individuals through investment management, income strategies, and tax planning. Our clients benefit from our expertise in understanding their employer-provided 401(k) and pension plans and how to integrate them into an optimal distribution plan. We focus on working with near-retirees--individuals age 55 and older or within 10 years of retirement.Contact Us
The Business Cycle
Understanding the economy's cycles can help put current business conditions in better perspective.
The Value of Insuring Against Life’s Risks
Building wealth requires protection from the forces of wealth destruction.
Social Security: The \$64,000 Question
One of the most common questions people ask about Social Security is when they should start taking benefits.
Most stock market analysis falls into three broad groups: Fundamental, technical, and sentimental. Here’s a look at each.
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You can plan ahead to protect yourself and your family against the financial consequences of deteriorating health.
Here are six flags that may make your tax return prime for an IRS audit.
It's important to make sure your retirement strategy anticipates health-care expenses.
The money problems or bad lifestyle habits of adult children could lead to the squandering of any inheritance they receive.
This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.
This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.
Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.
Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
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Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
Do you have causes that you want to support with donations? Here are three tips.
Do you know these three personal finance sayings?
Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.
A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, cracking the code on bonds.
When do you need a will? The answer is easy: Right Now.