Welcome to RetireWell
Tom Kedzie CFP®, MBA
Your Financial Future
Today’s economic environment can present many challenges. But along with these challenges come opportunities for those who plan ahead. Whether you are years away from retirement- or in the midst of retirement- we can be of help to you!
What Sets RetireWell Apart?
- Planning-based advice: we create a custom plan just for you.
- Holistic: our comprehensive planning looks at all the pieces.
- Experience: Tom is a CFP® professional with 20+ years experience.
- Financial wellness: as educators, we believe that total well-being includes physical, emotional and financial health.
We are a specialized group of professionals, focusing on retirement planning. Our services address all facets of your retirement, including Medicare and Social Security optimization, investments, pensions, long term care, retirement income and estate planning.
On our website you will find valuable information for evaluating your current financial position and progress toward your retirement goals. There are educational videos, presentations, calculators and articles designed to help you learn more about managing your personal finances.
Let us help you secure your financial future. For a complimentary retirement review, please call us today at (773) 380-8533.
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Four vacation destinations you might never have thought of.
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Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.
Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
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There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.
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Have you explored all your options when it comes to managing your taxable income?