Retirement Planning in Today’s Economy


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“Retirement Planning in Today’s Economy”

Uncertainty plagues many retirees. Don’t be one of them!

No matter where you are in your retirement planning, there’s still time to make a difference.


Should you attend?


Attendees that have found this class helpful include:

  • Individuals and/or couples ages 50 to 75
  • Baby Boomers with questions or concerns about Income Planning
  • Current and future retirees concerned about the future of U.S. tax rates and trends
  • Conservative investors looking for a personalized approach not found at large brokerage house or Wall Street

We will Cover


Register today for this informative workshop to learn about:

  • Defining retirement and what’s important to you
  • How to realistically estimate your income and expenses
  • Understanding your distribution options
  • Recognize common, potentially costly, Social Security mistakes
  • Reduce expenses and preserving the value of your estate

This course is NOT for you if you are 100% sure you have planned well enough to retire well and live well.

What You Will Learn


Plan well. Retire well. Live well.

• Understanding All Aspects of Retirement
• The Process of Retiring Well
• Understanding Your Goals
• What’s Important to You
• Staying Active in Retirement
• New Opportunities

Income Planning

• When to Take Social Security
• What Social Security & Benefit Plan Makes Sense
• Employer-Sponsored Plans
• Planning for Inflation
• What are Your Retirement Expectations
• What to do with a 401k
• and much more…

Investment Planning

• The Market & Emotions
• Types of Risk
• Managing Investment Risk
• Banks and the FDIC
• Understanding Mutual Funds
• What are ETFs and Do I need One
• Annuities: Four Types
• Traditional & Roth IRAs
• Life Insurance

Tax and Healthcare Planning

• Income Taxes & Inflation
• Tax Treatment of Investment Strategies
• New Year, New Taxes
• Tax Tables
• Investments with Tax Advantages
• Health Insurance in Retirement
• Medicare Overview & Insurance Premiums
• Coverage Cost Comparisons
• Options for Long-Term Care

Register today. Space is limited!

Pre-registration is a must.

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Meet Your Instructor

James N. Robinson (Jay)

James N. Robinson (Jay) is co-founder and Partner of ARQ Wealth Advisors, LLC. He is a Series 65 licensed financial advisor with 12 years of financial industry experience, with a focus on retirement income planning. James attended the University of Mississippi (Ole Miss) and is a graduate of the University of Texas at El Paso (Texas Western), where he graduated with honors earning a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology/Business Management. James also holds the Retirement Income Certified Professional (RICP®) designation and is an Accredited Investment Fiduciary (AIF®).

Jay was introduced to the financial services industry by his father, who was a Registered Investment Advisor. Prior to becoming an advisor, Jay was the #1 ranked wholesaler for a $1billion+ brokerage firm in the independent advisor space. He specialized in developing personalized income, retirement, and estate planning solutions for the top 1% of advisors in the industry and their high net worth clients.
Jay is a financial educator and teaches classes at local colleges on retirement and estate planning, social security maximization, and income planning. He has been a featured financial contributor for ABC, NBC, CBS, Fox and CNN news.

Location, Dates and Times


Room: SBE-180,
Scottsdale Community College
9000 East Chaparral Road, Scottsdale,
Arizona 85256

Dates and Time:

Tuesday, February 14, 2017   6:00 to 8:30 p.m
Thursday, February 16, 2017    6:00 to 8:30 p.m
Tuesday, February 21, 2017   6:00 to 8:30 p.m
Thursday, February 23, 2017   6:00 to 8:30 p.m

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