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Vladimir Kouznetsov

Retirement, Taxes, Small Business
“As the Managing Member of Retegy LLC, Vladimir Kouznetsov's goal is to provide his clients with his expertise and help them achieve best in life.”

Retegy LLC

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Managing Member


Vladimir Kouznetsov is the founder of Retegy LLC, a fee-only independent financial advisory firm specializing in financial planning, retirement strategies and investment management for people who are approaching retirement or are early in retirement. He works mostly with professionals, entrepreneurs, small business owners and small to medium size real estate investors.

Have you put any thoughts into your retirement? You worked hard over the years to build a great life for you and your family. As you are getting close to retirement, it is critical to start shifting your focus to what comes next in your life.

• When can you retire?

• Will you be able to maintain your desired lifestyle during retirement?

• Will your retirement plan provide enough cash flow to support it for the rest of my life?

• Does your plan consider effects of inflation on your expenses and your savings?

• Will your plan require you to make distributions from your market invested portfolio during a period of the market downturn? Are you worried about sequence-of-returns risk?

• How much of your savings can be lost in taxes? Does your plan consider uncertainty about future tax rates?

• Are your retirement plan distributions coordinated with your Social Security benefits? Do you know how to maximize your Social Security benefits?

• Are you taking into account cost of future medical expenses and the historically higher inflation rate for them?

• What is your plan for covering potential Long-Term Care expenses?

• What is your plan on how you or your spouse will deal with “widow’s penalty” tax?

• If something happens to you, are your affairs in order or you planning to leave your spouse and your kids with a huge mess to untangle?

There are hundreds of different strategies and thousands of financial industry products designed to deal with this type of issues. Some of them claim to be a silver bullet and make your retirement planning a breeze as soon as you invest in them. If only it were that simple.

Vladimir specializes in developing retirement accumulation and distribution strategies and advanced tax planning that can help you navigate various issues that you may be facing in the future. He honors fiduciary principles to act in your best interest designing and implementing your strategy. As а fee-only advisor, he does not accept commission payments and does not have a conflict of interest when he is recommending different financial products.

Retirement planning is complicated, and you need an IRA specialist in this area. Vladimir is a member of Ed Slott’s Master Elite IRA Advisor Group™, a private IRA study group of professional financial advisors. Ed Slott and Company, LLC is the nation’s leading provider of technical IRA education for financial advisors, CPAs and attorneys.

Members of Ed Slott’s Elite IRA Advisor GroupSM train with Ed Slott and Company on a continuous basis, have completed requisite training, passed a background check, attend required workshops and complete mandatory exams. They are immediately notified of changes to the tax code and updates on retirement planning, so you can be sure your retirement dollars are safe from unnecessary taxes and fees.

Besides financial services, I have а background in software development and real estate. 

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Retegy LLC is a registered investment adviser offering advisory services in the State of California and in other jurisdictions where exempted. Registration does not imply a certain level of skill or training. The presence of this website on the Internet shall not be directly or indirectly interpreted as a solicitation of investment advisory services to persons of another jurisdiction unless otherwise permitted by statute. Follow-up or individualized responses to consumers in a particular state by Retegy LLC in the rendering of personalized investment advice for compensation shall not be made without our first complying with jurisdiction requirements or under an applicable state exemption.

The information on this site is provided “AS IS” and without warranties of any kind either express or implied. To the fullest extent permissible under applicable laws, Retegy LLC disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability, non-infringement, and suitability for a particular purpose. Retegy LLC does not warrant that the information will be free from error. None of the information provided on this website is intended as investment, tax, accounting or legal advice, as an offer or solicitation of an offer to buy or sell, or as an endorsement of any company, security, fund, or other securities or non-securities offering. The information should not be relied upon for purposes of transacting securities or other investments. Your use of the information is at your sole risk. Under no circumstances shall Retegy LLC be liable for any direct, indirect, special or consequential damages that result from the use of, or the inability to use, the materials in this site, even if Retegy LLC or a Retegy LLC authorized representative has been advised of the possibility of such damages. In no event shall Retegy LLC have any liability to you for damages, losses, and causes of action for accessing this site. Information on this website should not be considered a solicitation to buy, an offer to sell, or a recommendation of any security in any jurisdiction where such offer, solicitation, or recommendation would be unlawful or unauthorized.

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