Alan C KiferAlan C. Kifer

Alan is a retired U.S. Air Force Fighter Weapons School “Top Gun” Instructor Graduate and 1995 International Air Forces’ “Navigator of the Year”.

Alan’s experience in the Insurance and Financial Services industry spans more than 27 years.

He is a nationally recognized author/speaker on eldercare issues and has served as a licensed /credentialed adjunct faculty instructor for the 3 Top Nationally accredited Financial Services Academic Institutions in the United States.


Navigating YOUR retirement in today’s volatile economic market

With the global economy today, planning for tomorrow isn’t getting any easier. A looming market correction, tax increases, deflation, escalating geopolitical pressures, and countless other factors have Americans’ on edge and looking for answers. Ensure your Income is Guaranteed. Insure (all) your assets for life. Assure your Dignity and Independence.

Alan has completed the Curriculum Requirements for the following:

Registered Financial Consultant (RFC)®
Certification in Long Term Care (CLTC)
Long Term Care Professional (LTCP)
Certified Estate Planner (CEP)
Certification in Trusts & Estate Planning (BCE)
Certified Senior Consultant (CSC)
Certified Income Specialist (CIS)
Certified Tax Specialist (CTS)

Certified Financial Planner (CFP)®
Registered Financial Planner (RFP)®
Long Term Care Insurance Strategist (LTCIS)
Master Certified Estate Planner (MCEP)
Certified Charitable Advisor (CCA)
Master Certified Charitable Advisor (MCCA)
Certified Annuity Specialist (CAS)
Life Ins. Underwriter Training Council Fellow (LUTCF)

Bachelor of Arts: Political Science & Foreign Languages (B.A. Pol. Sci. & For. Lang.) [1977]
Masters of Science Degree in Management (and Business Administration) (MSM/MBA) [1983]
Masters of Science Degree in Financial Services (MSFS) [2012]

Additionally, Alan has served as an adjunct faculty member and/or course instructor/moderator for:
The American College (Bryn Mawr, PA): LUTCF Program
City University (Renton, WA) and College for Financial Planning (Denver, CO): CFP® Program
Institute for Senior Studies (Ft. Lauderdale, FL): LTCIS/CSS Programs
Amer. Health Insur. Plans [AHIP], and The Health Insur. Assoc. of America [HIAA] (Wash. D.C.): LTCP Program
Institute for Business and Finance [IBF] (La Jolla, CA): CAS, CSC, CTS, BCE, MSFS Programs

Alan is an honored member of:
The International Association of Registered Financial Consultants (IARFC)
The National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (NAIFA)
The Society of Financial Services Professionals (SFSP)
the National Association of Tax Professionals (NATP)
The American Association for LTC Insurance (AALTCI)
The National Council on Aging (NCA)
The American Health Insurance Association (AHIA)
The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW)
The American Legion and the Air Force Association (AFA)


The National Social Security Advisors (NSSA)

Here's what People are Saying:

J. & L. Desert Ridge, AZ

"We knew when we learned you were a retired Top Gun that we could trust you with our lives, our money and our future. Our family and close friends know that now too. You are in our thoughts and prayers every day. God bless you."

T. & M., Mesa, AZ

"Alan, in 7 short months, you have guaranteed we will have a TAX-FREE future, and ensured we will be guardians to our grandson without fear of running out of money. And you did it with grace, conviction and discipline. No wonder you were a Top Gun in the Air Force. In our book, you are a Top Gun Advisor. God bless."

J., Scottsdale, AZ

"I was all alone and filled with despair till I met you. Now I’ve doubled my income (no more mac n cheese), pay less in taxes, and regained my life, my hope, my spirit. Thank you. "

J. & M., N. Scottsdale, AZ

"In 3 short years and your help, we’re able to now live the retired life we had always dreamed. Our family also knows who to go to when anything comes up. God bless you and your family."

J. Reno, NV

"I didn’t think it possible to be alone, over 80 and live with certainty of my continued dignity. Thank you for eliminating my fears about what would happen to me and our legacy to our family. I love you."

Dr Bill. Westheimer, TX

"Alan, thanks to all your efforts these past 11 years, B. and I are comforted that our children and grand-children will have the legacy we wanted for them and totally Tax-Free. We love you."

S & V., Meyerland, TX

"Alan, without you we’d never have known about being eligible for VA Benefits. And, now we also pay no income taxes because of your help. There are no accidents. God bless you and your family."

C, Conroe, TX

"Alan, we knew the day we met you that God had put you in our lives. I know that now more than ever, with H’s death. I still have her in my heart and complete trust and calm in my future. Our faith joins us forever. "

Dr. N and S. The Woodlands, TX

"Over the past 10 years, you’ve shown incredible grace and patience in helping us prepare and plan for getting older. Thank you for making certain we now live without fear of running out. God bless you."

Dr. B and S., Austin, TX

"Alan, we retired, sold our home, moved to be closer to our family. It all happened because of you. You showed us it could be done without sacrificing our independence. We bless the day we found you."

Ann T. Houston, TX

"Tom and I had prayed for help to protect us against Long-term care spenddown issues due to Tom’s health. Even tho he’s passed, I am certain of my future and maintaining my independence and dignity. All due to you. I know God put you in our path. Thank you."

U. and C., Bellaire, TX

"I came to America with nothing. You showed me how to make certain when I leave, that C. and my family get everything I worked for all my life. You increased our income, made our money grow and we paid less taxes. I know in my heart and soul we’ll be okay, thanks to you coming into our lives."

Alan has been honored with a number of National Professional Awards:

Two-Time U. S. Jaycees Outstanding Young Men of America (1986 & 1993);
National Grand Champion Financial Planning Services Award (1995);
U.S. Speaker of House of Representatives: “Citizen of Merit” Award (1996);
The National Business and Estate Planning Award (1996);
Nat’l. Assoc. of Insur. & Finc’l. Advsrs. – Washington St.: President’s Special Achievement Award (2000);
National Society of Senior Market Professionals: “Hall of Fame” Charter (1st) Member (2001);
The American College’s: Ernest E. Cragg Award (2002 & 2003) and Eagle Award (2003);
“Outstanding Academic Instructor Performance and Achievement”
The American Association for Long Term Care Insurance [AALTCI] “Top Professional” Award (2003);
Nat’l. Assoc. of Insur. & Finc’l Advsrs. “4-Star Gold Contributor” Award (2012);

About Alan C. Kifer

Alan C. Kifer is a Certified Financial Planner® and Managing Director of Top Gun Financial Planning LLC. Alan is a 24 year retired U.S. Air Force aviator and former Top Gun Instructor. Alan was named the International Air Forces’ Navigator of the Year in 1995. The Speaker of the U. S. House of Representatives has honored Alan with the: “Citizen of Merit” award. Following his successful military service career, Alan has since worked to accumulate more than 18 accredited degrees, licenses and/or designations. Alan was named America’s 1st Retirement Advisor of the Year in 2001; and, holds both a Masters Degree in Financial Services and a Masters Degree in Business Administration/Management.

Alan Kifer has offices in Phoenix, Peoria, Scottsdale and the surrounding areas. Phone: (800)-891-8797 and Fax#: (866)-859-7760. Email is: