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Retirement Planning: Tips for Planning a Dream Retirement!

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Saturday, October 20, 2018 at 8:30am to 12:30pm

GC - Graham University Center, 150
11200 SW 8th ST 33199, Graham University Center, Miami, Florida 33199

This two-day session takes place on Saturday, October 13th, 2018 (8:30am - 12:30pm.) and Saturday, October 20th, 2018 (8:30am - 12:30 pm) 


Every client’s situation is unique and there are many financial products in the market, and so choosing the ones that best meet an individual client’s needs can be complicated. We take a personal approach to our Retirement Income Planning.

Section 1: Life Planning for Retirement

  • Life planning for retirement
  • The changing retirement landscape
  • New retirement opportunities
  • Values and objectives in nine areas of life
  • The retirement planning process

Section 2: Retirement Needs & Expenses

  • Early retirement trends
  • How long must your money last?
  • Inflation, prices and purchasing power
  • Retirement expectations
  • How much will you need to retire?
  • Can you retire today?

Section 3 - Roadblocks & Mistakes

  • Retirement planning mistakes
  • Financial and cash-flow statements
  • Credit and debt
  • Taxes and marginal tax rates
  • Strategies to save money on taxes
  • Taxable investments
  • Capital gains income tax exclusion
  • Investments with tax advantages

Section 4 - Retirement Income Sources

  • Traditional vs. Roth IRAs
  • IRA to Roth IRA conversions
  • Other retirement income sources
  • Social Security eligibility and benefits
  • Recent changes in Social Security
  • Defined benefits vs defined contributions


Andrew Carrillo is the President and Founder of Barnett Capital Advisors. He began his career at Ameriprise Financial Services Inc. but decided to depart from the firm because he realized how much being an independent financial advisor could benefit his current and future clients. Throughout his career, Andrew has earned the designation of Certified Financial Planner™ (CFP®), Accredited Wealth Management AdvisorSM (AWMA®), and Chartered Retirement Planning CounselorSM (CRPC®), each of which requires advanced financial planning studies and adherence to a strict code of professional conduct.

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Academics, Career development, Workshops & webinars, Community


Faculty & Staff, Alumni, General Public, Prospective Students




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