Broker Check
4 Elements of an Estate Strategy The Cycle of Investing The Cost of Procrastination Working With A Financial Professional

Welcome to: All About You Investment Solutions!

I know the last thing you need is another website to sell you anything. This site is dedicated to providing insight and furthering your knowledge and on a myriad of financial topics. It truly is a wonderful resource to you and those you know and love.

However it is just as important that you know about my practice and myself. Accessing the “ABOUT” tab above will allow you to look into more about me. This short video addresses why I'm an independent advisor and why that's important to you! 



I encourage you to explore my website thoroughly. The “RESOURCE CENTER” focuses on particular topics of interest quickly.

In “TOOLS” you’ll find a Glossary that helps with the lingo of investing. It’s OK I’m an interpreter for you. Plus, Tax Resources that provides tax information and much more. 

Discover the many “QUICK LINKS” at the bottom of the page to gain access to the topics that you, your family or your friends are looking for. 

Please, take a moment to sign up for the “MONTHLY NEWSLETTER” found on the right side of the website. The newsletter is typically a video that is less than 2 minutes long, AND you will not be harassed with unwanted correspondence from me. 

Lastly, there’s never a charge for a consultation. When you’re ready, reach out to me to discuss any topic of concern that you may have. All the information pages offer the opportunity to contact me with a question. 

However, you can always contact me directly at (419) 250-3886 or by e-mail at robert.ruckman@lpl.com

When I can be of service to you or those you love, please let me know. 

Helpful Content

Home Mortgage Deduction

Home Mortgage Deduction

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

A Cheat Sheet for Sending Your Kid to College

A Cheat Sheet for Sending Your Kid to College

Dropping off your child is loaded with emotions; here are a few tips for a smoother experience.

What Is My Current Net Worth?

What Is My Current Net Worth?

Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.

 

Life and Death of a Twenty Dollar Bill

How long does a $20 bill last?

Caring for Aging Parents

As our nation ages, many Americans are turning their attention to caring for aging parents.

A Living Trust Primer

Living trusts are popular, but their appropriateness will depend upon your individual needs and objectives.

Changing Unhealthy Behaviors

Five phases to changing unhealthy behaviors.

Mutual Funds vs. ETFs

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

The A, B, C, & D of Medicare

Learn about all the parts of Medicare with this informative and enjoyable article.

View all articles arrow

Tax Freedom Day

Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.

Assess Your Life Insurance Needs

This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.

Contributing to an IRA?

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

Lifetime of Earnings

Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.

Impact of Taxes and Inflation

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

What Is My Life Expectancy?

Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.

View all calculators arrow

Acres of Diamonds

In life it often happens that the answers to our most pressing questions are right in our own backyards.

The Richest Man in Babylon

In good times and bad, consistently saving a percentage of your income is a sound financial practice.

18 Years’ Worth of Days

The average retirement lasts for 18 years, with many lasting even longer. Will you fill your post-retirement days with purpose?

Encore Careers: Push Your Boundaries

Ready for retirement? Find out why many are considering encore careers and push your boundaries into something more, here.

Timing Your Retirement

This short video illustrates why knowing when to retire can be a crucial part of your strategy.

When Markets React

When markets shift, experienced investors stick to their strategy.

View all videos arrow