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.
How Women Can Prepare For Retirement
Are women prepared for a 20-year retirement?
Tips for Finding Care for Your Disabled Child
The care of special-needs children continues into their adult years, and may survive the passing of their parents.
Problems with Probate
Probate can be a completely public process, or it can be managed to include as little information as possible.
Few contemplate the complex journey that brought their coffee from farm to kitchen table.
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.
The uncertainties we face in retirement can erode our sense of confidence.
Learn about the dangers of internet fraud with this highly educational and fun “pulp” comic.
You taught them how to read and how to ride a bike, but have you taught your children how to manage money?
Most women don’t shy away from the day-to-day financial decisions, but some may be leaving their future to chance.
This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.
Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.
Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.
This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
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.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
In the world of finance, the effects of the "confidence gap" can be especially apparent.
Coaches have helped you your whole life, in ways big and small. We’d like to be one of them.
What is your plan for health care during retirement?
What does your home really cost?
Can successful investors predict changes in the markets? Some can but others miss the market’s signals.
Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?