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Jose "Rafi" Rodriguez, Retirement Income Certified Professional®

Jose "Rafi" Rodriguez is a retired Colonel, United States Air Force currently presiding over Rodriguez Financial Strategies LLC--an independent financial services firm serving small businesses and professionals in Beavercreek and the Greater Dayton Region, Ohio.  Jose "Rafi" Rodriguez serves his clients in all areas of financial planning, including wealth management, retirement income planning, life & health insurance, and Long Term Care.    To schedule a consultation or to request a group seminar, please contact us at 937.427.4292 or 937.304.7393.  

                                          

 

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There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.

Bitcoin 101

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Doubling Your Money

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Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.

Inflation & Retirement

Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.

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Tax Management Strategies

Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.

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The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.

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Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

Retirement Plan Distributions

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Emerging Market Opportunities

What are your options for investing in emerging markets?

Raise Your Retirement Income

Retirees look for ways to convert savings and investments into regular income. One option to consider is an annuity.

The Facts About Income Tax

Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.

The Cycle of Investing

Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.

Estate Management 101

A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate.

To Buy or Not to Buy

The decision whether to buy or rent a home may have long-term implications.

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