Where will your retirement money come from? A sound approach involves closely looking at potential retirement-income sources.Learn More
Smart investing doesn’t have to be complicated investing. Understanding strategies may help you avoid common pitfalls.Learn More
A sound insurance program can help protect your family from the financial consequences of unexpected events.Learn More
An effective legacy plan can spell out your healthcare wishes and ensure sound strategies are carried out when you become unable to do so.Learn More
Understanding Today’s Financial Environment
Welcome, we’re Virginia Retirement Specialists, Inc. We understand that individuals face unique challenges as they prepare for retirement. We can help take the mystery out of preparing for today and tomorrow. Whether your goal is preparing for retirement, college savings, or estate strategy, our personalized service focuses on your needs, wants, and financial goals and objectives.
Our professionals have years of experience in financial services. We can help you address your needs of today and for many years to come. We look forward to working with you through all stages of your life. We want to earn the right, over time, to be considered by you as your retirement planning professionals.
We are in no way affiliated with the Virginia Retirement System, but we do specialize in the benefits available to you under the VRS and provide programs which are designed, not to replace the benefits that you currently qualify for, but are designed to supplement and enhance those benefits.Contact Us
What Do Your Taxes Pay For?
Here's a breakdown of how the federal government spends your tax money.
Healthy Body, Healthy Pocketbook
Maintaining a healthy lifestyle can help you reduce health-related expenses—and avoid time in the recovery room.
Prevent a Rift: Money Tips for Newlyweds
Couples may be able to head off many of the problems in a marriage that money can cause.
A change in your mindset during retirement may drive changes to your portfolio.
Most women don’t shy away from the day-to-day financial decisions, but some may be leaving their future to chance.
Retirement income may come from a variety of sources. Here's an overview of the six main sources.
One or the other? Perhaps both traditional and Roth IRAs can play a part in your retirement plans.
1035 exchanges provide a way to trade-in an annuity contract or life insurance policy without triggering a tax liability.
Understanding the economy's cycles can help put current business conditions in better perspective.
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.
Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
What if instead of buying that vacation home, you invested the money?
Learn how to harness the power of compound interest for your investments.
If your family relies on your income, it’s critical to know what their needs would be in the event of your death.
Do you have causes that you want to support with donations? Here are three tips.
A bucket plan can help you be better prepared for a comfortable retirement.
When should you take your Social Security benefit?