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    Your Own Retirement's mission is to assist and prepare clients for the uncertainty of retirement. By identifying financial needs and working to reduce financial risks, Your Own Retirement will create financial plan to guarantee income for the lifetime of our clients. Our primary focus is to secure lifetime income for our clients that they cannot outlive.

    David Hickey

    David Hickey is a Managing Director at Your Own Retirement. He has over 30 years’ experience in the insurance and financial services industry and holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English from University Of Pittsburgh.  David has earned his CPCU®, Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriting Designation from the prestigious American Institute. Dave was recently named to Prudential's "Structured Solutions Leadership Group".
    Your Own Retirement received the United States Excellence Award for "Excellence in Insurance" in 2013 and 2014.

    Sue Hickey

    Susan Hickey is a Financial Professional at Your Own Retirement and has over 10 years experience in the insurance industry; focusing a majority of her time on Women's issues leading into and through retirement. Susan has recently earned the RICP® designation which will enable her to further assist her clients with their retirement income needs. Susan also presents informational Social Security Seminars throughout the tri state area. Susan Hickey has been named to represent Pennsylvania in the Women of the Year 2014 Retirement/Insurance Industry through the National Association of Professional Women. Sue is frequently featured in the news. Her most recent articles were featured in Newsmax, The New York Daily News, and the Chicago Tribune. She is also featured in local publications in Cranberry Township. 

    Susan Hickey has been named to represent Pennsylvania in the  Women of the Year 2014 Retirement/Insurance Industry through the National Association of Professional Women.  

    Amber de Almeida

    Amber de Almeida joined Your Own Retirement in 2017 as the Client Service Specialist.  She has an English degree along with an MBA and has recently become a notary public.  Amber currently lives in Cranberry Township with her husband, Anthony, and their son, Alex
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    We are an independent financial services firm helping individuals create retirement strategies using a variety of investment and insurance products to custom suit their needs and objectives. Investment advisory services offered through AE Wealth Management, LLC. Investing involves risk, including the potential loss of principal. No investment strategy can guarantee a profit or protect against loss in periods of declining values. None of the information contained on this website shall constitute an offer to sell or solicit any offer to buy a security or any insurance product.

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