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.
Mutual Funds vs. ETFs
Exchange-traded funds have some things in common with mutual funds, but there are differences, too.
Don’t Be Your Own Worst Enemy
Emotional biases can adversely impact financial decision making. Here’s a few to be mindful of.
Four Reasons Millennials Need an Estate Strategy
Estate strategies for millennials may sound like less of a concern than retirement, but young adults should prepare now.
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Purchasing homeowners insurance is critical for protecting your home.
Pundits go on and on about how “terrible” or “wonderful” annuities are, but they never talk about whether annuities are right
An increasing number have been developed to help individuals with their personal finances.
For some, the social impact of investing is just as important as the return, perhaps more important.
Universal life insurance is permanent insurance with a flexible premium. Here's how it works.
This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.
Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.
Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
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.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
How does your ideal retirement differ from reality, and what can we do to better align the two?
A bucket plan can help you be better prepared for a comfortable retirement.
There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.
Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.
A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.
Pundits say a lot of things about the markets. Let's see if you can keep up.