Retirement 101: How to Ensure You Are Ready for Retirement

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This week, we’ll discuss the importance of planning for retirement early.

Topic: Retirement 101: How to Ensure You Are Ready for Retirement

When: Wednesday, October 6, 2021 at 3 p.m. ET.

Where: Join the live hashtag discussion.

The panel will include Jamie Hopkins Esq. LLM CFP® ChFC® CLU® RICP® Managing Partner of Wealth Solutions at Carson Group; Leslie H. Tayne, Esq: Founder and Managing Director of Tayne Law Group, P.C. (f/k/a The Law Offices of Leslie H. Tayne, P.C.); Lea Landaverde: First Generation, Queer Latina, Entrepreneur, Master of Finance, Wealth Coach, Educator, Investor; Beverly HarzogCredit Card Expert and Consumer Finance Analyst for U.S. News; Lawrence D. Sprung: CFP® President of Mitlin Financial, Inc.; Rod Griffin: Senior Director, Consumer Education and Advocacy, Experian and Christina Roman: Consumer Education and Advocacy Manager at Experian.

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Questions We’ll Discuss:

  1. What does retirement mean today? 
  2. How does your definition of retirement change the way you plan for it? 
  3. When should you start planning for retirement?  
  4. What factors do you need to consider before you retire? 
  5. How do you save for and fund your retirement?  
  6. At what point do you ramp up your savings as retirement gets closer? 
  7. How can you maximize your savings over time without affecting your standard of living? 
  8. How do you know if you are on track to meet your retirement savings goals? 
  9. Where can you find help if you are not on track? 
  10.  Any final tips to help with planning for retirement? 

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