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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
How the Federal Reserve Works
Each day, the Fed is behind the scenes supporting the economy and providing services to the U.S. financial system.
The Cost of Procrastination
Don't let procrastination keep you from pursuing your financial dreams and goals.
Social Media: #Newest Business Liability Risk
Social media may be a modern imperative for businesses looking to grow and build their brand, but it also introduces risk.
Dropping off your son or daughter is loaded with emotions; here are a few tips for a smoother experience.
Do your insurance needs stay the same when the nest empties?
Most women don’t shy away from the day-to-day financial decisions, but some may be leaving their future to chance.
A four-step framework for building a personal legacy.
Preparing for the eventual distribution of your assets may not sound enticing. But a will puts the power in your hands.
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This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.
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.
This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.
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.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.
Are you ready for retirement? Here are five words you should consider.
We all know the stock market can be unpredictable. We all want to know, “What’s next for the financial markets?”
With alternative investments, it’s critical to sort through the complexity.
The decision whether to buy or rent a home may have long-term implications.
Investors seeking world investments can choose between global and international funds. What's the difference?