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As Featured In FORTUNE

Ryan Skinner: "Every day I try to be of service. I'll do anything I can to keep my feet moving in a positive direction. If you keep moving forward, you're not going to fall backwards. I like to say I had to fall to gain it all. I grew up with a father and grandfather who taught me the value of integrity and I had to lose everything to gain that sort of integrity and live my life according to what I learned so many years ago." of success. 

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As Featured In INSURANCE NEWS

RETIRING EARLY AND SECURELY IN A CRISIS-STRICKEN WORLD:

The COVID-19 pandemic is transforming our economy, the workplace and plans for the future for many people, particularly those in their late 50s and 60s. Many who expected to work longer are now contemplating retirement as changing work requirements, concerns about their health and business closures take a toll.

COVID-19 already fueled a surge in early retirements this spring. Researchers found that 60% of people who stopped working said they had retired. While many of them were over 65, nearly half were younger.

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As Featured on PATCH.COM

SUMMIT FINANCIAL PARTNERS GRAND OPENING OF STONEHAM OFFICE

Summit Financial Partners Inc. announces the grand opening of their new office in Stoneham, Massachusetts. On October 17, 2020 Ryan Skinner, President of Summit Financial Partners is welcoming the SFP Family home with a ribbon cutting and socially distanced "Barbecue & Welcome Home Party".

"Our practice has grown leaps and bounds. Together we have built something special," said Skinner. "This is the ribbon cutting to our Summit Financial Partner's home. I have always dreamt of having it all under one roof. One place where my clients can come and have everything from retirement income planning to tax prep to estate planning. A place where my clients can truly call home and come relax while getting all of their retirement needs met."

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As Featured In AUTHORITY MAGAZINE

RYAN SKINNER OF SUMMIT FINANCIAL PARTNERS: WHY IT’S THE BAD TIMES THAT DEFINE YOU; THEY’RE WHAT SEPARATE THE GOOD FROM THE GREAT

During the hard times it is important to push harder and dig deeper in order to get to that next level. As long as you keep your head and your mind right and push hard you will be able to forge ahead, even in a difficult economy. As a part of my series about the “Five Things You Need To Be A Highly Effective Leader During Turbulent Times”, I had the pleasure of interviewing Ryan Skinner.

Ryan Skinner is founder and co-owner of Summit Financial Partners, a Woburn, MA-based firm offering a range of services including retirement planning, life insurance and long-term disability. Author of Taking Stock: Protect Your Wealth and Create Reliable Income for a Happy and Secure Retirement, Ryan and Summit Financial Partners have been seen in some of the most recognized American news publications, including Fortune, Forbes, USA Today and The Wall Street Journal.

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As Featured In U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT

A PART-TIME CAREER COULD MEAN A STRESSFUL FUTURE IF YOU DON'T USE SOME OF THESE TIPS TO PREPARE FOR RETIREMENT.

Working part time is nothing new, but the gig economy makes it more attractive than ever to take a high-paying hourly job. Rather than toiling in a single full-time job, online employment platforms make it possible to string together a number of part-time positions for a career that features......

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As Featured In INSURANCE NEWS NET

Will I run out of money? Do I run the risk of losing my savings due to outside factors? It is no secret that these are two of the main questions facing those approaching or considering retirement, even more so considering the COVID-19 pandemic. These uncertain times and the worldwide financial impact have many people searching for a retirement strategy that will provide answers to those questions. Annuities may be the answer to retirees’......

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As Featured In AUTHORITY MAGAZINE

You are there to lead and provide for your clients, but outside of that you need to put your family first. In my experience if I am choosing work over my family too often, my family suffers. As a result, I then suffer as a leader. The best advice I can give is to make sure you are not too consumed by work and there is a solid balance with your personal life. I tell my employees the same thing because if we are all taking care of ourselves and our families, then we are able to bring the best version of ourselves into the office.

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As Featured In SMALLBIZ - RESOURCES

HOW LIFE INSURANCE SIMPLIFIES AND STREGTHENS SUCCESSION PLANNING

Everything comes and goes. It’s easy to forget that when you spend every day building a company and positioning it for the future. One day, you’ll have to pass the torch. If that day comes before you have taken the necessary precautions, your business just might fade away. That is why life insurance should be a critical part of any succession plan, particularly for small businesses. While large organizations can typically survive the loss of one employee, many small businesses rely on the leadership of just one person.

With a strong life insurance plan in place, you can prepare your business to survive far beyond your own active management and control, continuing your legacy into the future.

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As Featured In FORBES

Ryan Skinner, owner of the Woburn, MA based firm Summit Financial Partners, is a retirement expert on a mission to serve. A trailblazer in the field of asset preservation and distribution, he sets the standard for developing long-lasting personal relationships with his clients. “Everyone is different, and I care about my clients as individuals,” he says. “I make sure that comes across from the moment I meet them for the first time in the reception area. I’m here for you, I tell them. How can I be of service and give you a secure future?”

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As Featured In NEWSWEEK MAGAZINE

Ryan Skinner: "The Next Big Thing in retirement planning will be increased consumer demand in the two areas of greatest concern to the 21st Century Retiree. The first is continued innovation in financial tools to create reliable, predictable and sustainable income streams to replace paychecks. The second is creative solutions for long-term care costs that leverage existing assets without traditional insurance policies.

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As Featured In USA TODAY

A trailblazer in the field of asset preservation and wealth distribution, retirement specialist Ryan Skinner sets the standard for developing long-lasting personal relationship with his clients. He is driven by his passion to help people achieve "worry free" financial independence with solutions that provide safety of principal and guaranteed retirement income streams. When Ryan talks about ROI, he means "Reliability of Income." 

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As Featured In SUCCESS TODAY

“With every new client, I follow the same systematized process to help them determine how to best allocate their retirement savings to ensure that they don’t run out of money in retirement.  Th is process consistently works for my clients, and therefore consistently works to grow and sustain my business.   I strive to improve the wheel, but not constantly reinvent the wheel.”

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As Featured In THE WALL STREET JOURNAL

A trailblazer in the field of asset preservation and wealth distribution, retirement specialist Ryan Skinner sets the standard for developing long-lasting personal relationship with his clients. He is driven by his passion to help people achieve "worry free" financial independence with solutions that provide safety of principal and guaranteed retirement income streams. When Ryan talks about ROI, he means "Reliability of Income." 

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RYAN SKINNER'S INTERVIEW ON WALL STREET TODAY 

Wall Street Today, with host, Nick Nanton, interviews Ryan Skinner on the factors that help make Summit Financial Partners special. Ryan has a unique past that he uses to shape how he services his clients to ensure their needs are always put first. Summit Financial Partners focuses on the distribution phase of retirement which involves asset preservation and risk minimization. Watch the interview to learn more!

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As Featured In METROPOLITAN DIGITAL

Specializing in retirement income planning, Ryan has found that Reliability of Income is what matters most. This simply means, knowing that your money is safe and that you’ll have guaranteed income month after month, year after year, regardless of what goes on in the stock market. In this article, Ryan explains that retirees focus should no longer be about the size of their accounts but the size of their guaranteed income.

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As Featured In U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT

Working part time is nothing new, but the gig economy makes it more attractive than ever to take a high-paying hourly job. In this article, Ryan covers how online employment platforms make it possible to string together a number of part-time positions for a career that features flexible hours and expanded free time.

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