David Rodeck

David Rodeck

Contributing Writer, Kiplinger's Retirement Report

David is a financial freelance writer based out of Delaware. He specializes in making investing, insurance and retirement planning understandable.  He has been published in Kiplinger, Forbes and U.S. News, and also writes for clients like American Express, LendingTree and Prudential. He is currently Treasurer for the Financial Writers Society.

Before becoming a writer, David was an insurance salesman and registered representative for New York Life. During that time, he passed both the Series 6 and CFP exams. David graduated from McGill University with degrees in Economics and Finance where he was also captain of the varsity tennis team.

11 Money Moves to Make in the Decade Before You Retire
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retirement planning

11 Money Moves to Make in the Decade Before You Retire

Pre-retirement steps include reviewing what you expect to pay in taxes and how you will cover health care costs once you stop working.
February 4, 2021
Your Financial Adviser Wants to Retire, Too
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Financial Advisers

Your Financial Adviser Wants to Retire, Too

As the wealth management industry faces a wave of retirements, it's time for you to consider whether your adviser has a succession plan -- and what yo…
December 10, 2020
A Snowbird’s Preflight Checklist for Insurance
Senior couple sitting on the porch of their Florida retirement home
Making Your Money Last

A Snowbird’s Preflight Checklist for Insurance

If you're spending part of the year in Florida, Arizona or any other state, seniors should follow this guidance about managing two homes in retirement…
December 8, 2020
Early Retirement Means Finding Health Insurance Before Medicare
Pharmacist explains prescription to senior man
Making Your Money Last

Early Retirement Means Finding Health Insurance Before Medicare

Cover the gap with health insurance before you're eligible for Medicare enrollment.
November 20, 2020
The Annuity With a Tax-Planning Twist
Financial Planning

The Annuity With a Tax-Planning Twist

A qualified life annuity contract helps retirees with guaranteed payments to last their entire lives.
September 21, 2020