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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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Your Changing Definition of Risk in Retirement

Your Changing Definition of Risk in Retirement

A change in your mindset during retirement may drive changes to your portfolio.

Exit Strategies of the Rich and Famous

Exit Strategies of the Rich and Famous

Estate conservation is too important to put off. Do you have a smart exit strategy?

Charitable Giving: Smart from the Heart

Charitable Giving: Smart from the Heart

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Mutual Funds vs. ETFs

Exchange-traded funds have some things in common with mutual funds, but there are differences, too.

Can Group, Private Disability Policies Work Together?

Loss of income from disability has the potential to cause financial hardship. Disability insurance can help.

Problems with Probate

Probate can be a completely public process, or it can be managed to include as little information as possible.

Assess Life Insurance Needs

How to help determine life insurance needs to provide for your family after you pass away.

Women and Financial Strategies

Most women don’t shy away from the day-to-day financial decisions, but some may be leaving their future to chance.

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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A Look at Systematic Withdrawals

This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.

Contributing to an IRA?

Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.

What Is My Current Cash Flow?

Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.

Bi-Weekly Payments

This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.

Can I Refinance My Mortgage?

This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.

Should I Pay Off Debt or Invest?

This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.

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Retirement Plan Distributions

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

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

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

Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

Investment Strategies for Retirement

Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.

5 Smart Investing Principles

Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.

Your Cash Flow Statement

A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.

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Suddenly Single: 3 Steps to Take Now

Have you found yourself suddenly single? Here are 3 steps to take right now.

The Cycle of Investing

Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.

16 Wall Street Cliches in 60 Seconds

Pundits say a lot of things about the markets. Let's see if you can keep up.

The Facts About Income Tax

Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.

A Bucket Plan to Go with Your Bucket List

A bucket plan can help you be better prepared for a comfortable retirement.

What Smart Investors Know

Smart investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.

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