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
Getting a Head Start on College Savings
A few strategies that may help you prepare for the cost of higher education.
Types of Stock Market Analysis
Most stock market analysis falls into three broad groups: Fundamental, technical, and sentimental. Here’s a look at each.
Does Your Child Need to File an Income Tax Return?
When your child has income, there’s a good chance that he or she will need to report it and pay taxes.
Six overlooked tax deductions to help manage your tax bill.
Thanks to the work of three economists, we have a better understanding of what determines an asset’s price.
Couples may be able to head off many of the problems in a marriage that money can cause.
Consider how your assets are allocated and if that allocation is consistent with your time frame and risk tolerance.
In the event of an unforeseen accident or illness, disability insurance may be a good way to protect your income and savings.
Read this overview to learn how financial advisors are compensated.
This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.
This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.
Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.
This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.
This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.
This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
Do you know these three personal finance sayings?
What if instead of buying that vacation home, you invested the money?
Do you know how long it may take for your investments to double in value? The Rule of 72 is a quick way to figure it out.
A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.
There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.
A portfolio created with your long-term objectives in mind is crucial as you pursue your dream retirement.