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12501 Seal Beach Boulevard
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Seal Beach, CA 90740

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Richard Sturm

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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:

Independent

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. 

Accountable

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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Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

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