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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.


Helpful Content

Tax Deductions You Won't Believe

Tax Deductions You Won't Believe

Here are some examples of deductions from the IRS that were permitted and some that were, uh, too creative.

Asset Allocation

Asset Allocation

Consider how your assets are allocated and if that allocation is consistent with your time frame and risk tolerance.

What If You Get Audited?

What If You Get Audited?

The chances of an IRS audit aren't that high. And being audited does not necessarily imply that the IRS suspects wrongdoing.


Investment Challenges of the Affluent Investor

Affluent investors face unique challenges when putting together an investment strategy. Make sure you keep these in mind.

Inflation - Back to the Future

Even low inflation rates over an extended period of time can impact your finances in retirement.

Inventorying Your Possessions

Creating an inventory of your possessions can save you time, money and aggravation in the event you someday suffer losses.

Pay Yourself First

It sounds simple, but paying yourself first can really pay off.

Keep Your Umbrella Handy

Umbrella liability can be a fairly inexpensive way to help shelter current assets and future income from the unexpected.

Insurance Needs Assessment: When You're Newly Married

Marriage changes everything, including your insurance needs.

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Inflation & Retirement

Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.

Saving for College

This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.

What Is My Risk Tolerance?

This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.

Disability Income

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

Contributing to an IRA?

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

Doubling Your Money

This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.

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Retirement Plan Distributions

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

Tax Management Strategies

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

Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

5 Smart Investing Strategies

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

Your Cash Flow Statement

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

Investment Strategies for Retirement

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

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Jane Bond: Infiltrating the Market

Agent Jane Bond is on the case, cracking the code on bonds.

Exit Strategies of the Rich and Famous

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

Perception vs. Reality

There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.

Safeguard Your Digital Estate

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

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.

Bridging the Confidence Gap

In the world of finance, the effects of the "confidence gap" can be especially apparent.

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