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People deserve to understand what’s happening with their money.

Have you ever sat across from a financial advisor and only understood every third word they were saying? And yet they were talking about your money, your life and your future.

At Retirement Extender®, we believe clients should understand everything that is happening with their money; that advisors should be just as good about explaining investments as they are at making them.

First, we’re going to get to know you and discuss what’s most important to you. We’re going to figure out your goals and the outcomes you’d like to achieve with this money. We’ll do this by establishing your Family Index Number, which is the rate of return needed on your investments in order to pursue those outcomes. After we determine your Family Index Number, we allocate your money to our various investment strategies designed to help you pursue those goals.

We work with a wide variety of clients – everyone from high net worth investors to those who are just starting out. While each family gets a personalized allocation strategy, we’ve helped thousands of families navigate their complex financial needs and guided them through life’s major decisions.

As your trusted advisor, we’re focused on adding convenience and simplicity to your lives. We will make sure you’re educated on your investments and how we manage your money – as much or as little information as you’d like.

Whether you’re investing hundreds or millions, at Retirement Extender® we’re about much more than results – we’re about helping you understand where those results have come from and why the strategy works. If you’re tired of the mystery of investing and want to know exactly what’s happening with your money, schedule an appointment today.

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Our financial planning services are built on trust, transparency and accountability.

Our experienced team of professionals will develop a personalized plan that gives you the power – and a path – to realize your dreams. Explore services

Portfolio Management

Retirement Extender® provides investment management services with a personalized strategy recommendation based on your unique needs and objectives. Learn more

Tax Planning

Tax planning is the analysis of planned financial situations or transactions from a tax perspective. The purpose of tax planning is to ensure tax efficiency, with the elements of the financial plan working together in a tax-efficient manner. Learn more

Charitable Support Planning

Is it important to you to invest so that you can donate to charities or other non-profit organizations? Learn more

Financial Planning

When you retain the services of the firm, our team meets with you to gather information about your financial background, circumstances to consider, resources available to fund your future desired lifestyle, and goals and objectives. Learn more

Educational Planning

Is it important for you to set aside money for your children’s or grandchildren’s education? Learn more

Estate Planning

We have professional relationships with estate planning attorneys and can provide recommendations, or we will be happy to work with your existing attorney to assist with your estate planning and provide a tax-efficient estate process. Learn more

Personalized Investment Management

The Retirement Extender® mission is to provide leadership for our clients’ financial lives and to help our clients reach financial independence and security in retirement.

We are a wealth management firm based in Albuquerque, New Mexico, serving affluent and moderately affluent families, business owners and executives. Our team provides the highest level of service for both local and national clients in financial planning and investment management.

We are different from other wealth management firms because we integrate income tax planning and tax preparation as a component of financial and investment planning. We feel that we can best guide you to a successful financial future by also preparing your tax return. Tax returns are reviewed and signed by a CPA.

Contact us today and let Retirement Extender® help you on your True Wealth journey.

Investment Management

Disciplined investment strategies are the foundation of our investment management process. Our time-tested strategies are designed to meet a variety of investment goals and objectives.

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Carson Group Partners are growth-minded advisors wholly dedicated to helping clients reach a higher purpose for their wealth and design a lasting legacy for their families.

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Our Locations

Retirement Extender® is headquartered in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Contact us today to speak with a financial advisor or financial professional.

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Market Commentary
Weekly Market Commentary January 21, 2019

Stocks continued to post strong weekly gains. The S&P 500 gained 2.9%, following last week’s 2.6% increase. Read more

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Q1 2019 Quarterly Market Update

Carson Group Partners’ Scott Kubie shares key events we saw in the past quarter and how we think they’ll affect markets in 2019. Contact us to speak with a financial advisor.
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Saving money in 2019
Monthly Newsletter
How to Save More in 2019

The start of a new year always brings with it new personal goals – lose a few pounds, go on regular date nights with your significant other, get rid of a bad habit or create more good habits. Of course, many of our goals revolve around finances.

In fact, 37 percent of U.S. adults said their New Year’s Resolution was to save money or save more money in 2018, according to YouGov. One of the few ways to keep that promise to yourself is to pre-plan. Losing weight? Invest in that gym membership. More dates? Buy a gift certificate to your favorite restaurant. But how do you plan to save more this year? Read more

year end planning
Blog
7 Year-End Planning Tips from a Wealth Planner

Published by Mark Petersen, Vice President Affluent Wealth Planning

The holidays are upon us, so that must mean it’s time for year-end income tax planning, right? In the past, I would have said yes, but that changed 12 months ago when the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) of 2017 was passed. Read more

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Wall Street managers have cost Americans more ...

Over the last decade, fund managers who oversee the pensions of the nation’s teachers, firefighters, police and other government workers have doubled down on an investment strategy that has cost U.S. taxpayers at least $600 billion, possibly more than $1 trillion, investment data and calculations by Yahoo Finance found. Read more

Divorce Planning Infographic
Infographic
Divorce Planning

Divorce can be emotionally and financially stressful but with the proper planning, you can get through it with your finances and future intact. Here are some stats to consider when it comes to the financial impact of divorce. Read more

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  • The 4 Pitfalls of No Plan

    There are some things in life you just can’t plan for: an unexpected illness, job loss, death of spouse, disability…While these major events can impact your life, having an effective game plan can help ensure that it doesn’t ruin your financial well-being. Read more

Weekly Market Commentary
  • Weekly Market Commentary January 14, 2019

    After enduring a number of big swings in the market, investors benefited from a steady uptrend in stocks last week. The S&P 500 gained 2.6%, and only a tiny loss on Friday stopped the index from rising every day. The gains came steadily as there were no moves of more than 1% last week. Read more