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Ready for Your Financial Future? Attend our Springfield Event and Get Your Questions Answered

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Take control of your future financial security by learning about AARP’s free resources and online tools, and hear from experts regarding financial and Social Security issues.

In today’s economic climate, you know you can’t count on Social Security alone to have the retirement you want.

After decades of hard work, you want financial independence and security to enjoy your future.

Will you be spending more time with family; indulging in a new hobby; traveling; volunteering; or working part-time?  Whatever your retirement goals, achieving them requires preparation.

AARP Massachusetts is here to  help you plan by offering free information that'll help you make smart financial decisions for your future. Join us on  Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014 as we host “Ready for Your Future? Tools to Achieve Financial Security", from 8:30-10 a.m., at The Cedars Banquet Hall in Springfield, and learn about saving, planning, and turning your goals and dreams into real possibilities.

During the seminar, you will learn how to take control of your future financial security through AARP’s free, unbiased resources and online tools. You’ll hear from experts regarding financial and social security issues, too. Here's an example of what will be discussed:

  Whether you’re 10 or more years away from retirement or nearing that day, this seminar will help you get on the road to a secure retirement. Join us to learn about saving, planning and turning your goals and dreams into 'real possibilities.'” — Linda F. Fitzgerald, AARP Massachusetts state president and Springfield resident


WHAT:  Ready for Your Future? Tools to Achieve Financial Security

WHERE:  The Cedars Banquet Hall, 375 Island Pond Road, Springfield, MA 01118

WHEN:  Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, from 8:30-10 a.m.  Please RSVP by Friday, Oct. 17, 2014.

HOW:  The event is free, but registration is required as seating is limited. To register, please call 1-877-926-8300 or register online at will be served.


Ready for Your Future? Use Tools Like These to Achieve Financial Security


1.  Define your retirement.

2.  Take stock of your “assets.”

3.  Evaluate your health, now.

4.  Determine when to collect Social Security (hint: later is better!).

5.  Network through social media and other means.

6.  Decide how much you want, or need, to work.

7.  Create a retirement budget.

8.  Find new ways to cut your expenses – and start saving more.

9.  Prepare for the unexpected.

10. Stick to your plan.


For more tips on retirement planning, visit

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