Oakley Retirement Services
Wealth Management, Preservation, and Income Planning
As a small, independent family firm, we have the freedom of true independence. We don’t work for a company, we work for our clients. This is the only way to truly uphold our fiduciary responsibility to the families with whom we work. Our decisions are not made for the benefit of stockholders, but solely in the best interest of our clients.
Education is paramount. We don’t want you to just know what we recommend, but why. We want to take you through our mental process to understand the reasoning and purpose behind each strategy, while at the same time keeping things simple and to the point. The more you know and understand, the more comfortable you can be when the markets face challenges and our plans are put to the test.
What to Do When You Lose Your Wallet
Ever lost your wallet? Frustrating. Here’s what you can do to keep yourself safe.
Is a Variable Annuity Right for Me?
Pundits go on and on about how “terrible” or “wonderful” annuities are, but they never talk about whether annuities are right
Immediate vs. Deferred Annuities
Looking forward to retirement? It's critical to understand the difference between immediate and deferred annuities.
Understanding how a stock works is key to understanding your investments.
Regardless of how you approach retirement, there are some things about it that might surprise you.
Here’s a list of 10 questions to ask that may help you better understand the costs and benefits of long-term-care insurance.
Whatever your relationship with your car, it may eventually come time for a new one. Familiarize yourself with your options.
Alternative investments are going mainstream for accredited investors. It’s critical to sort through the complexity.
For some, the idea of establishing a retirement strategy evokes worries about complicated reporting and administration.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.
This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
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.
There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.
Learn how to harness the power of compound interest for your investments.
Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.
The decision whether to buy or rent a home may have long-term implications.
There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.
Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.