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.
Money that Buys Good Health is Never Ill Spent
It's important to make sure your retirement strategy anticipates health-care expenses.
Value vs. Growth Investing
Among stock-market investors there’s long been a debate between those who favor value and those who favor growth.
What Is a 1035 Exchange?
1035 exchanges provide a way to trade-in an annuity contract or life insurance policy without triggering a tax liability.
International funds invest in non-U.S. markets, while global funds may invest in U.S. stocks alongside non-U.S. stocks.
A four-step framework for building a personal legacy.
There have been a number of changes to Social Security that may affect you, especially if you are nearing retirement.
Understanding how a stock works is key to understanding your investments.
As our nation ages, many Americans are turning their attention to caring for aging parents.
Your liability for damages that occur when a tree on your property falls on your neighbor’s property is not clear cut.
Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.
Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.
Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
How do the markets usually react to elections? Was the 2016 election any different?
Making the most of surprises is a great reason to work with us.
Do you know how to set up your financial goals for success? This knight does.
The market is as unpredictable as the weather. We’d love to help you prepare.
Peer-to-peer payment apps are one of the newest ways to send money.
How will you weather the ups and downs of the business cycle?