Rick Barnett, Certified Estate Planning Professional
Rick Barnett is president and founder of Barnett Financial & Tax, a one-stop financial hub for clients in Michigan and beyond. He hosts the Barnett Financial Hour radio show and often serves as a source on local TV news stations. His professional designations include Certified Estate Planning Professional (CEPP), Masters of Estate Preservation (MEP) and Christian Financial Consultant and Advisor (CFCA). He serves the community through board participation and charitable service for more than 20 organizations.
Latest articles by Rick Barnett, Certified Estate Planning Professional
Is Inflation Costing You More as a Retiree?
Inflation Higher prices can sting retirees harder than others for a number of reasons, but there are a few specific types of investments that can help ease the pain.
How to Retire Well During Difficult Times
retirement planning When the financial environment is challenging (like now), it’s important to plan ahead and avoid some all-too-common retirement mistakes.
By Rick Barnett, Certified Estate Planning Professional Publishedretirement planning
To Maximize Your Social Security Benefits, First Do Your Homework
social security When to claim Social Security is a big question, but it is not the only one you will need to answer to get the most out of your benefits.
By Rick Barnett, Certified Estate Planning Professional Publishedsocial security
A Retirement Plan Requires Strong Legs to Stand On
Making Your Money Last If your retirement "stool" has only two legs (Social Security and personal savings), they'd better be extra sturdy. Be sure to shore them up with strong planning.
By Rick Barnett, Certified Estate Planning Professional PublishedMaking Your Money Last
Start Early and Keep Building Good Money-Management Habits
savings Many parents just wing it with their finances. They may be getting away with it for now, but their kids likely won't. So, here's how parents can help their kids start saving for retirement earlier than they did.
By Rick Barnett, Certified Estate Planning Professional Publishedsavings