CUNA MUTual group Seminars 2020

In partnership with CUNA Mutual Group, Life Stage Advisory is thrilled to offer a series of FREE virtual educational workshops throughout the months of July, August and September! Learn tips and strategies to help you make smart investment decisions, reach your long-term financial goals, and plan for a smooth transition into retirement. Tune in Wednesdays at 6:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (5:00 Central Daylight Time). 

 

How to Weather a Bear Market

When the market dips, what do you do? How do you react? Without a plan, reacting based on your instincts could hurt your long-term financial goals. Learn steps you can take now to prepare to weather the next bear market. Learn the answers to questions, including:

  • What is a bear market?
  • How does behavioral finance affect decision-making?
  • How do overreaction and bad decisions compromise long-term financial goals?
  • How do I weather a bear market?

Reserve your virtual seat now!

July 8 at 6:00 p.m.

August 19 at 6:00 p.m.

September 23 at 6:00 p.m.

 

The Return of Conservative Investing

Market volatility. Low interest rates. Retirement risks. All of these headwinds are making it tougher than ever to know where to invest your retirement savings. In this virtual seminar, you’ll learn how conservative investments like certificates of deposit (CDs) and annuities can help get your financial plan back on track. Learn the answers to questions, including:

  • How can conservative investments help you face today’s economic risks?
  • What are the differences between CDs and annuities?
  • What are the different types of annuities?
  • How do you decide which conservative investment is right for you?

Reserve your virtual seat now!

July 15 at 6:00 p.m.

September 2 at 6:00 p.m.

 

Social Security and Your Retirement

Regardless of when you plan to retire, Social Security will likely be an important part of the road ahead. But do you know the rules of the road when it comes to Social Security? Determining when to begin benefits could be one of the biggest financial decisions you face, and there are key issues to consider. Find out more about your Social Security benefits and discuss the role they play when setting a clear direction for your financial future. Learn the answers to your Social Security questions, including:

  • What are the rules for starting your Social Security benefits?
  • How do spouses coordinate their benefits?
  • Are there different routes to take that could potentially increase your benefits?
  • How do you decide where Social Security fits within your retirement plans?

Reserve your virtual seat now!

July 22 at 6:00 p.m.

August 26 at 6:00 p.m.

September 9 at 6:00 p.m.

 

Women and Investing

There’s no denying the facts: Women tend to earn less and live longer than men. If you’re a woman who would like to retire one day, you may need to save more and invest more than men. The virtual seminar will focus on taking control of your future through investing. You’ll also learn about:

  • Key investment principles every woman should know
  • Important opportunities like asset allocation
  • Understanding investor behavior
  • Differences between financial products like mutual funds and annuities

Reserve your virtual seat now!

July 29 at 6:00 p.m.

September 16 at 6:00 p.m.

 

Three Transitions to Retirement

Are you ready to retire? You might be prepared for the financial transition, but you’ll experience lifestyle and emotional transitions as well. We can help you understand these upcoming changes and provide the information you need to better prepare for this exciting season of your life. Working together, we’ll gain clarity and confidence about your path to retirement. During this session, you will learn:

  • How to confidently address the financial, lifestyle and emotional transitions to retirement
  • How to guard against risks and manage those that are inevitable
  • Whether you are ready for retirement

Reserve your virtual seat now!

August 5 at 6:00 p.m.

September 30 at 6:00 p.m.

 

Income for Life

You have retirement goals and plans for your future. Without a regular paycheck to count on, achieving a steady stream of retirement income will be an important part of the road ahead. Will Social Security be enough? What about your 401(k)? Join us for a virtual session that can help you set your financial direction and answer more of your questions:

  • What sources of retirement income will you rely on?
  • What retirement risks do you face now that you’re drawing on their savings?
  • Which income strategies should you consider?
  • How can you use annuities to guarantee income for life?

Reserve your virtual seat now!

August 12 at 6:00 p.m.

 

 

 

These workshops are educational only and are not investment advice. If you need advice regarding your financial goals and investment needs, contact a financial advisor. CUNA Mutual Group is the marketing name for CUNA Mutual Holding Company, a mutual insurance holding company, its subsidiaries and affiliates. Annuities are issued by CMFG Life Insurance Company (CMFG Life) and MEMBERS Life Insurance Company (MEMBERS Life) and distributed by their affiliate, CUNA Brokerage Services, Inc., member FINRA/SIPC, a registered broker/dealer and investment advisor, 2000 Heritage Way, Waverly, IA, 50677. CMFG Life and MEMBERS Life are stock insurance companies. MEMBERS® is a registered trademark of CMFG Life. Investment and insurance products are not federally insured, may involve investment risk, may lose value and are not obligations of or guaranteed by any depository or lending institution. All contracts and forms may vary by state, and may not be available in all states or through all broker/dealers.
 
Sunmark Life Stage Advisors are registered representatives of CUNA Brokerage Services, Inc. Representatives are registered, securities sold, advisory services offered through CUNA Brokerage Services, Inc. (CBSI), member  FINRA / SIPC , a registered broker/dealer and investment advisor, which is not an affiliate of the credit union. CBSI is under contract with the financial institution to make securities available to members. Not NCUA/NCUSIF/FDIC insured, May Lose Value, No Financial Institution Guarantee. Not a deposit of any financial institution. CUNA Brokerage Services, Inc. is a registered broker/dealer in all fifty States of the United States of America.
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