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.
What Is a Stretch IRA?
If you have a traditional IRA, you may have the opportunity to extend its tax-deferred status across multiple generations.
Perception vs. Reality
There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.
Bitcoin has emerged as a digital currency that exists virtually, making it different in fundamental ways.
Longer, healthier living can put greater stress on retirement assets; the bucket approach may be one answer.
The chances of an IRS audit aren't that high. And being audited does not necessarily imply that the IRS suspects wrongdoing.
When selecting a fixed-rate mortgage, a borrower has to determine how many years to finance the loan.
Roth 401(k) plans combine features of traditional 401(k) plans with those of a Roth IRA.
Executors can value the estate on the date of death, or on its six-month anniversary —the “Alternate Valuation Date."
Retirement income may come from a variety of sources. Here's an overview of the six main sources.
This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
What are your options for investing in emerging markets?
Retirees look for ways to convert savings and investments into regular income. One option to consider is an annuity.
Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.
Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.
A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate.
The decision whether to buy or rent a home may have long-term implications.