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Welcome to RKC Tax & Financial Services, Inc.

Holistic financial services for small businesses and individuals.


RKC Tax & Financial Services, Inc. is an independent wealth management firm led by Renee Collins, a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional, Certified Public Accountant, and Certified Divorce Financial Analyst® with nearly two decades of experience.

We serve a wide range of clients, including small business owners, medical professionals, women, and individuals experiencing a divorce. Often, clients come to us because they face a number of financial concerns. They understand the importance of financial planning, but are unsure where to start or may not feel confident making financial decisions.

 


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Insurance Needs Assessment: Married With Children

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Money that Buys Good Health is Never Ill Spent

It's important to make sure your retirement strategy anticipates health-care expenses.

Does Your Child Need to File an Income Tax Return?

When your child has income, there’s a good chance that he or she will need to report it and pay taxes.

Understanding the Basics of Medigap Policies

Important as it is, Medicare does not cover the full range of health-care expenses you may experience in your golden years.

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Drinking may be a “rite of passage” for teens, but when it occurs in your home you may be held responsible for their actions.

To Catch a Thief

Having your identity stolen may result in financial loss plus the cost of trying to restore your good name.

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Home Mortgage Deduction

Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.

Disability Income

This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.

Saving for Retirement

This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.

Should I Pay Off Debt or Invest?

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

Annuity Comparison

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

Impact of Taxes and Inflation

Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.

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An Inside Look at Retirement Living

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

Tax Management Strategies

Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.

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.

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

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

5 Smart Investing Strategies

There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives

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Your DNA Test

If your family relies on your income, it’s critical to know what their needs would be in the event of your death.

Extended Care: A Patchwork of Possibilities

What is your plan for health care during retirement?

Rightsizing for Retirement

What does your home really cost?

What Smart Investors Know

Smart investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.

Retiring the 4% Rule

A portfolio created with your long-term objectives in mind is crucial as you pursue your dream retirement.

The Fed and How It Got That Way

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