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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.

Helpful Content

When Do You Need a Will?

When Do You Need a Will?

When do you need a will? The answer is easy: Right Now.

Tax Rules When Selling Your Home

Tax Rules When Selling Your Home

The tax rules governing profits you realize from the sale of your home have changed in recent years.

16 Wall Street Cliches in 60 Seconds

16 Wall Street Cliches in 60 Seconds

Pundits say a lot of things about the markets. Let's see if you can keep up.

 

Weighing the Benefits of Prepaid Debit Cards

It's important to understand the pros and cons when considering a prepaid debit card.

A House Divided

By understanding a few key concepts during a divorce, you may be able to avoid common pitfalls.

Silver Sneakers 101

Medicare’s popular program, offering free gym membership and health education.

Insuring Your Business Against Cyber Liability

90% of small businesses in the U.S. don't protect their data from cyber attacks. Is your business at risk?

Volunteering in Retirement

For many, retirement includes contributing their time and talents to an organization in need.

Password Protection Strategies

Simple steps may help you foil hackers and protect your privacy.

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A Look at Systematic Withdrawals

This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.

Impact of Taxes and Inflation

Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.

Tax Freedom Day

Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.

Can I Refinance My Mortgage?

This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.

Doubling Your Money

This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.

What Is My Current Cash Flow?

Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.

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Protecting Those Who Matter Most

The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.

Investment Strategies for Retirement

Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.

Principles of Preserving Wealth

How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.

5 Smart Investing Strategies

There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives

Managing Your Lifestyle

Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.

5 Smart Investing Principles

Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.

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Saving for College 101

Here’s a crash course on saving for college.

When Special Care Is Needed: The Special Needs Trust

A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.

The Rule of 72

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.

The Junk Drawer Approach to Investing

It's easy to let investments accumulate like old receipts in a junk drawer.

Surprises

Making the most of surprises is a great reason to work with us.

Encore Careers: Push Your Boundaries

Ready for retirement? Find out why many are considering encore careers and push your boundaries into something more, here.

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