Your Financial Future
Today’s economic environment presents many challenges. But along with these challenges comes opportunities and potential rewards for those who can identify long-term trends.
Whether you’re facing retirement—or looking to better understand certain investment ideas—we can help you address your most pressing money questions.
At Dicke Financial, our first priority is your overall financial success. We want to learn more about your personal situation, identify your dreams and goals, and understand your tolerance for risk. Long-term relationships that encourage open and honest communication have been the cornerstone of our foundation of success.
Our site is filled with educational videos, articles, presentations, and calculators designed to help you learn more about the world of personal finance. As you search our website, send us a note regarding any questions you may have about any particular investment concepts or products. We'll get back to you quickly with a thoughtful answer.
Immediate vs. Deferred Annuities
Looking forward to retirement? It's critical to understand the difference between immediate and deferred annuities.
Making Sense of U.S. Household Net Worth
A look inside the U.S. government's statistics on household net worth.
The Latte Lie and Other Myths
Do you know these three personal finance sayings?
One or the other? Perhaps both traditional and Roth IRAs can play a part in your retirement plans.
Having an emergency fund may help alleviate the stress and worry associated with a financial crisis.
Dropping off your son or daughter is loaded with emotions; here are a few tips for a smoother experience.
There are unique risks of owning a second home and obtaining the proper coverage may protect you from financial risk.
When to start? Should I continue to work? How can I maximize my benefit?
Six overlooked tax deductions to help manage your tax bill.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.
This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.
Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
Coaches have helped you your whole life, in ways big and small. We’d like to be one of them.
When should you take your Social Security benefit?
When do you need a will? The answer is easy: Right Now.
Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?
How does your ideal retirement differ from reality, and what can we do to better align the two?
A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.