ECCB and Financial Information Partners Host Retirement Symposium

The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB), in collaboration with the Financial Information Month (FIM) partners in St Vincent and the Grenadines, will host a Retirement Symposium at the National Insurance Services Headquarters, on 2 November.

The Symposium is open to the public and targets employed individuals in the public and private sector, including the self-employed and who span various stages of their working career, from start to within five years of retirement.

The sessions are designed to provide information and practical strategies that will motivate the participants to start planning for their retirement and practice personal financial management.  The sessions also seek to increase the participants’ understanding of the principles of Estate Planning and the importance of preparing a Will.

The topics and keynote speakers are:

  1. From Work to Retirement – preparing for a smooth transition

Dr Mineva Glasgow, Deputy Executive Director, National Insurance Services

  1. Financial Planning – creating, growing and protecting your wealth

Miss Temelia Providence, Senior Operations Officer, First Citizens Investment Services

  1. Wills and Estate Planning – Protecting your loved ones and your inheritance

Mr Akin John, Attorney at Law.

The symposium forms part of the activities for Financial Information Month (FIM), October 2017. FIM is a regional financial, economic, business and entrepreneurial education campaign that has been executed in the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU) since 2002.

Persons wishing to attend the FIM Retirement Symposium are required to register by calling the ECCB Agency Office at telephone 456-1413. Registration is free of cost.

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