Getting Started with Retirement Planning

Presented on: Tuesday, October 26th at 12:00 PM EDT

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This presentation is focused on helping recent graduates develop money habits that will put them on the road to a successful retirement. We'll review some savings traps, both conscious and unconscious, that stand in the way of people saving the amount of money they desire. This presentation will also review practical tips to increase both your short-term and long-term savings. Because debt is a major hindrance to financial wellness and a successful retirement, the presentation discusses ways to manage your credit and debt levels.

Righetti Joseph has a bachelor’s in economics and a master of public administration degree. He holds various FINRA securities licenses and financial planning designations, including the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ certification. He spent the majority of his career in the financial services industry helping a diverse group of clients meet their financial goals. After 14 years as a vice president at various financial firms including Bank of America/Merrill Lynch, HSBC Securities, Santander Bank and JPMorgan Chase, Joseph now works for a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping public sector employees achieve financial security. He lives in Brooklyn, and he enjoys reading and exploring New York City. He is also an avid practitioner of Mindfulness and Presence Meditation.