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12501 Seal Beach Boulevard
Suite 250
Seal Beach, CA 90740


Richard Sturm

(562) 594-9938

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Since 1989 I've assisted hundreds of individuals - just like you - with the complex and often irrevocable decisions that must be made when choosing to retire from their jobs.

Pension Financial Group specializes in concierge services to retirees and those within 10 years of their retirement date. We'll work closely with your attorney and CPA to help craft a suitable retirement strategy just for you.

We stand apart because we are:


Pension Financial Group is a completely independent firm, which means that our recommendations are made with your best interest in mind. We are free from the pressures from corporate entities that would promote proprietary products that may not be in your best interest. This means that our solutions will be suitable for your goals and dreams for the future. 


Our affiliation with National Planning Corporation helps us provide our clients with a wide variety of products and services designed to address the most difficult financial dilemmas.  Your investments are held with large, well-established institutions like The Bank of New York Mellon and Pershing, who provides our trading and custody services.

Process Oriented

With over 25 years of financial advisory experience, our firm has created a well-established process that can help you transition from your working years to your leisure years. Contact us today to discover how we can help you!

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In the face of divorce, making changes to insurance coverage may be overlooked.

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Test Your Estate Strategy Knowledge

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Gun Ownership and Your Homeowners Policy

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All Muni Bonds Are Not Created Equal

Gaining a better understanding of municipal bonds makes more sense than ever.

Traditional vs. Roth IRA

One or the other? Perhaps both traditional and Roth IRAs can play a part in your retirement plans.

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Doubling Your Money

This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.

Roth 401(k) vs. Traditional 401(k)

This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).

Comparing Mortgage Terms

Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.

Historical Inflation

This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.

What's My Potential Estate Tax?

This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.

Annuity Comparison

This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.

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Principles of Preserving Wealth

How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.

Managing Your Lifestyle

Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.

Retirement Plan Distributions

There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.

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Safeguard Your Digital Estate

If you died, what would happen to your email archives, social profiles and online accounts?

What Can a Million Dollars Buy You?

$1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement.

The Rule of 72

Do you know how long it may take for your investments to double in value? The Rule of 72 is a quick way to figure it out.

The New Wild West: Bitcoin

Bitcoin’s future is uncertain, but one thing is for sure: it’s the wild west out there, and there is no sheriff in town.

Can Election Results Predict the Market?

How do the markets usually react to elections? Was the 2016 election any different?

Social Security: By the Numbers

Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.

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