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Robert L. Stickel, CPA, CFP dba RLS Financial Services

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I provide accounting, tax, financial services and investment planning services to individuals and businesses.

Retirement planning, education planning, risk management and so much more. I offer my clients a multi-faceted approach to address their growing financial needs.

Investment and financial services are offered by RLS Financial Services, a registered investment advisory firm..

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The Richest Man in Babylon

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For homeowners who think their property taxes are too high, there are ways to appeal.

Social Security: Maximizing Benefits

There are other ways to maximize Social Security benefits, in addition to waiting to claim them.

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Estimate Your RMD

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Potential Income from an IRA

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Impact of Taxes and Inflation

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Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.

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An Inside Look at Retirement Living

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Protecting Those Who Matter Most

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5 Smart Investing Principles

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Managing Your Lifestyle

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

5 Smart Investing Strategies

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Investment Strategies for Retirement

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

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A Fruitful Retirement: Social Security Benefit

Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.

Once Upon a Goal

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Charitable Giving: Smart from the Heart

Do you have causes that you want to support with donations?

Retiring the 4% Rule

A portfolio created with your long-term objectives in mind is crucial as you pursue your dream retirement.

Surprise! You’ve Got Money!

Here’s a quick guide to checking to see if you have unclaimed money.

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