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Welcome to Franklin Retirement Solutions

Franklin Retirement Solutions is a five-star retirement planning firm serving clients in the Philadelphia metropolitan area. As Your Retirement Quarterback™, Peter R. Wechsler leads the Franklin Retirement Solutions team in helping clients take the complexity out of financial planning, retirement planning and estate planning.

Our niche market is working with middle income conservative savers who need to protect their nest egg. Our clients want to insure they have enough inflation adjusted guaranteed income…no matter how long they live, along with a well crafted estate plan so their wishes are properly carried out. We offer more than just financial advising. Our comprehensive retirement solutions practice is what separates us from other retirement planning firms. Our clients rely on our team for Income Planning, Tax Planning, Investments and Market Risk Analysis, Estate Planning, Health Care Planning, Asset Protection and more. We are an independent firm, and use a combination of life insurance, annuities, stocks, bonds, mutual funds and many other financial tools that best serve the needs of each client.   Whether you’re exploring financial planning, retirement planning or estate planning for the first time, looking for a second opinion, or simply unhappy with your current financial planner, contact us today to schedule your complimentary consultation.

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Recent Articles:

  • Should You Contribute to a Traditional or a Roth IRA? - Are you still working and did you have income from wages this year?  If so, you (and your spouse) can add money to your IRA accounts this year.  If you’re over 50, you can contribute up to $6,500 per year per person.  Under 50, the maximum contribution is $5,500 this year  If you’re over 70 ½, you can’t contribute to […]
  • What Does Tony Robbins Know About Investing That You Don’t? - I’m not normally one to make recommendations on what I think you should or shouldn’t buy. You’re not going to find me on a soapbox on a boardwalk anytime soon. But I’ve been trying to finish the new 652 page book from Tony Robbins, and thought I’d share a little about it with you. Odds […]
  • How Well Do You Understand Taxes In Retirement? - There are many common phrases that reference the certainties of taxes.  One of the most popular is Benjamin Franklin’s “In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.”  Unfortunately, this phrase does have some truth.  And unfortunately again, taxes for most people do not ever stop – not even in […]
  • The Labor Market Still Stinks… Despite a Good Jobs Report - According to an article that appeared on Yahoo last week, Rick Newman says we need to look below and behind the numbers to see what’s really going on in the jobs market.  (Read article here.)  The chart below, put out by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, does a good job of presenting his case. While […]
  • Be On The Lookout - A defined benefit pension plan, where a company promises to pay a retiree a set amount each month during retirement, has been a staple in many people’s retirement plan for a long time. However, things have changed a lot lately for these defined benefit pension plans. If you read the book Jeremy and I wrote […]
  • Social Security Planning For Early Retirement - A week rarely goes by that Jeremy and I don’t receive at least 4 or 5 email questions from our radio listeners. I thought I’d share one of the questions with you this week as it was a great question. Question: I plan to stop work this year at age 60 and live on investment income. […]
  • I Want You To Understand - The last few weeks I have been discussing some of the latest updates, provisions and changes to retirement accounts in my writings and on my radio show. When going over complex topics such as these changes, people can get confused and become unsure about what to do. As you can imagine, I have received several […]
  • A Few Notes From Peter - With Labor Day behind us, fall can’t be far away. It was a rather cool summer, but I know it will be extra hot later this month when the Jewish holidays hit on September 24th. It never fails. For those keeping track, it looks like I will have between 60 and 70 people over for […]
  • Location, Location, Location - When we hear the words “location, location, location”, we know folks are talking about real estate, as the value of a property can vary so much depending on its location. The same can be said regarding your money. Money can much more valuable and worth so much more if it is being saved and invested […]
  • What Grandparents Need to Know about 529 Plans - Many of my clients tell me about the level of anxiety they are feeling today, but not about their own situation but rather the future for their kids and grandkids.  Many fear the next few generations won’t do as well as they did and this keeps many a grandmother awake at night. I often get […]
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