Perhaps more than any other time in recent history has the world economic landscape presented as many challenges to investment managers and their advisors. Lower growth expectations in the US, a low interest rate environment coupled with greater volatility puts enormous pressure on portfolio construction. Such challenges call for extraordinary resources, experience, reliability and integrity.
Whether you’re looking for guidance with your retirement planning, your 529 college funding, charitable giving and or wealth management, Rick Berry is an advisor you can count on. We start with an understanding of your current situation, your life’s goals, dreams and an inventory of your assets and tolerance for risk. 2013 and beyond will require being selective, investing in companies, not markets and an approach to manage risk without closing the door on opportunities. Being objective in uncovering those money managers who demonstrate long term excellence in their work is essential to the success you expect in your relationship with Rick.
The realization of your goals involves a commitment to action, an evolving understanding and belief in the worlds’ capital markets. Rick relishes the building of bridges and the nurturing of the relationship through a coaching and mentoring approach.
Rick Berry provides his financial and wealth management services in the Greater Tri-State area including Connecticut, Massachussets, and Rhode Island for the past forty plus years.
Do You Owe The AMT?
If you want to avoid potential surprises at tax time, it may make sense to know where you stand when it comes to the AMT.
Important Birthdays Over 50
Here's a look at several birthdays and “half-birthdays” that have implications regarding your retirement income.
Are Alternative Investments Right for You?
With alternative investments, it’s critical to sort through the complexity.
For many, retirement includes contributing their time and talents to an organization in need.
Experiencing negative returns early in retirement can potentially undermine the sustainability of your assets.
As our nation ages, many Americans are turning their attention to caring for aging parents.
Most stock market analysis falls into three broad groups: Fundamental, technical, and sentimental. Here’s a look at each.
A look inside the U.S. government's statistics on household net worth.
Don't let procrastination keep you from pursuing your financial dreams and goals.
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.
This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.
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.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
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.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
When do you need a will? The answer is easy: right now.
We all know the stock market can be unpredictable. We all want to know, “What’s next for the financial markets?”
A portfolio created with your long-term objectives in mind is crucial as you pursue your dream retirement.
The decision whether to buy or rent a home may have long-term implications.
Are you ready for retirement? Here are five words you should consider.
A bucket plan can help you be better prepared for a comfortable retirement.