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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The tax rules governing profits you realize from the sale of your home have changed in recent years.
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By understanding a few key concepts during a divorce, you may be able to avoid common pitfalls.
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For many, retirement includes contributing their time and talents to an organization in need.
Simple steps may help you foil hackers and protect your privacy.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.
This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.
This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.
Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
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.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
Here’s a crash course on saving for college.
A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.
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.
It's easy to let investments accumulate like old receipts in a junk drawer.
Making the most of surprises is a great reason to work with us.
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