(LOVELAND, Colo.) — NEWS: Gary W. Hansen, President, Retirement Planning Center of the Rockies, LLC, has earned the Retirement Income Certified Professional(R) (RICP(R)) designation from The American College of Financial Services. Using the most current retirement portfolio management techniques, the RICP(R) advisor helps to identify retirement income needs and objectives relative to the client’s lifestyle goals in retirement.
Individuals who earn an RICP(R) designation can provide knowledgeable advice on a broad range of retirement topics including the proper use of annuities, mitigation of risks to retirement income planning, estate issues, Social Security, health insurance, housing decisions, and income taxation.
Candidates for the RICP(R) designation must complete a minimum of three college-level courses and are required to pass a series of two-hour proctored exams. They must also have three years of professional experience, meet stringent ethics requirements, and participate in continuing education to maintain professional recertification.
The RICP(R) educational curricula is one of the most complete and comprehensive programs available to financial advisors whose goal is to help their clients create sustainable retirement income. The rigorous credential helps advisors master the retirement income planning focus area that is not fully covered in other professional designation programs.
Mr. Hansen has been involved in the financial services industry for more than 40 years and serves clients in many of the western states. His office is located on the south end of Lake Loveland in Loveland, Colorado. His practice focuses on creating and implementing both strategic and tactical income plans for retirees, helping them navigate the many pitfalls of retirement. His goal is to eliminate financial myths and misconceptions that exist by replacing them with facts and logic which helps his clients make sound decisions. He works together with other strategic partners to implement sound retirement income plans that address many of the concerns that retirees face. His motto is: “Tell the truth even when it hurts.”
Mr. Hansen and his wife Jennis have 6 children and 20 grandchildren. They have resided in Berthoud since 1989 and are active in their local church and community. He enjoys playing tennis and racquetball several times per week.
About Retirement Planning Center of the Rockies, LLC:
Retirement Planning Center of the Rockies is an independent financial planning firm located in Loveland, Colorado. Its team of professionals understands that retirees face many important decisions that can affect their long-term financial success, including those related to income, insurance, inflation and healthcare costs. Their goal is to exceed their clients’ expectations at all times, and most importantly, help them “Sleep Well At Night.” Learn more: http://www.rpcenter.com/.
About The American College of Financial Services:
The American College of Financial Services was founded in 1927 and is the nation’s largest nonprofit educational institution devoted to financial services. Holding the highest level of academic accreditation, The College has educated one in five financial advisors across the United States and offers prestigious financial planning designations such as the Retirement Income Certified Professional (RICP(R)), Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU(R)), Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC(R)), Wealth Management Certified Professional(R) (WMCP(R)), and education leading to the Certified Financial Planner (CFP(R)) certification. The College’s faculty represents some of the foremost thought leaders of the financial services profession. For more information, visit https://www.theamericancollege.edu/.
Gary W. Hansen, President
Retirement Planning Center of the Rockies, LLC
700 West Eisenhower Boulevard, Suite 130, Loveland, CO 80537
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