|Retirement Planning Services, a subsidiary of Ticknor Atherton & Associates, is a fee-only financial services company with over 30 years of investment management and financial/retirement planning experience.
Specializing in a personal, engaging approach, we advise a wide variety of clients–providing long-range planning, mid-career strategizing, and guidance for retirement.
Ticknor Atherton & Associates are well known experts on the Federal Retirement & Benefit areas. This enables us to identify and advise Federal Retirees on a wide range of important Federal retirement planning and investment issues.
We help our clients build a clear path to financial security–an essential step amid what can seem like a bewildering array of choices and an uncertain economy.
We conduct instructional seminars in financial planning, personal finance, and retirement planning to Federal, State, and local government employees and businesses in the private sector.
As fee-only firms, Retirement Planning Services and Ticknor Atherton have no ties to any financial institution, and receives no commissions, fees, or other income from the products and services we recommend. We are compensated solely for planning services,
which frees us to act exclusively on our clients' behalf as an objective and unbiased advisor.
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Updates & Commentary
New Legislation Extends Popular
Tax Provisions New !
In one of its final actions, the 113th Congress passed the Tax Increase Prevention Act of 2014. This legislation extends for one year a host of popular tax provisions (commonly referred to as "tax extenders") that had expired at
the end of 2013 (Dec. 19, 2014)
2015 Key Numbers for Year-End Planning
2015 Federal Income Tax Rate Schedules (Individuals, Trusts, and Estates), along with key figures for Business, Education, Protection, Estate, Retirement, Investment and Individual Income Tax Planning (Dec. 10, 2014)
“Saving for College: 529 Plans vs. Roth IRAs"; "I'm having trouble paying my student loans. Do I have any options?" and more. (Nov. 23, 2014)
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