Class Schedule Options @ Mesa Community College:
Saturday class – October 19 – 9:00AM – 1:00PM
Tuesday classes – October 22 & October 29 – 6:30PM – 8:30PM
Couples Need Just One Registration
This course has been designed to develop an essential knowledge of the working principles of building a conservative retirement plan for those facing or already in retirement. During this 4 hour course, we will cover various aspects of retirement planning to increase your awareness of the overall risks associated with longevity, income, retirement preservation and pertinent financial decisions.
This comprehensive course addresses difficult retirement decisions such as Income Planning, Social Security Maximization and pitfalls to avoid. You will learn how to minimize risk and volatility in your portfolio and preserve capital by using financial tools to help you better understand risk, taxes, budgeting and estate planning.
What You Will Learn
- The truth about annuities and what to be aware of.
- Why so many retirees are in danger of outliving their money, and steps you can take to avoid it.
- Understanding the risks involved with different types of investments, and how to allocate assets based on your personal risk tolerance.
- The sources of retirement income – including updates on Social Security – and how to build a solid retirement income plan of your own.
- The rules, regulations and tax consequences of Qualified Plans (IRA, 401k and 403b) and how to manage them.
- Key questions you should ask any financial advisor.
- Getting your estate in order: understanding wills, trusts, probate and tax-efficient distribution to your heirs.
Who Should Attend
- Individuals and couples ages 50 to 70.
- Those who are concerned about our financial markets and want to prepare for the next recession.
- Investors looking for new perspectives or ideas.
- Baby Boomers looking for guidance based on recent academic research.
- The 6 basic traditional rules of thumb for retirement may no longer apply.
- Global market instability and volatility necessitate action.
- Recent research indicates a different approach to retirement planning can be beneficial.
- You only get one shot at retirement. Make it count.