Learn how to Live a Richer Life

I’m Richard Ward, CFP® and author of Redefining Retirement: Finding Passion and Purpose
for Your Second Half. I have a vision of creating a better, stronger community by directing
our time, talent and treasures to help others learn, grow, and thrive.


Success with Purpose

Richard Ward is a Certified Financial Planner™ with a passion for helping people find their purpose in life. Richard believes that the secret to living life well and leaving a lasting legacy is found by making contributions in our communities that help others prosper.

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Local Nonprofit Spotlight: Fristers

Fristers is dedicated to helping teen parents build healthy and stable lives and families through educational classes and workshops, mentoring, case management, and the support of a caring community.

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Having purpose is important for all of us.  Many people are finding fulfillment in their second half of life and redefining their retirement through charitable engagement and involvement.

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