Improving The Retirement Experience of Our Clients Since 1968
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
What Is a 1035 Exchange?
1035 exchanges provide a way to trade-in an annuity contract or life insurance policy without triggering a tax liability.
How to Make the Tax Code Work for You
When you take the time to learn more about how it works, you may be able to put the tax code to work for you.
“Dirty Dozen” Tax Scams to Watch For
Every year the IRS releases its list of tax scams, spotlighting some ways that people try to separate you from your money.
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Some people may want a more advanced gifting strategy that can maximize their gift and generate potential tax benefits.
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Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.
This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.
Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.
This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
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.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
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$1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement.
Smart investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.
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What are your options for investing in emerging markets?