Finance & Retirement


 Financial Retirement Classes

Naked Retirement: Living a Happy, Healthy, and Connected Retirement  - JAN 26 – 6:30-8pm

Fun and creative approach to retirement that focuses on planning for the everyday life aspects of it.  Learn how to make your retirement a time of life that is truly meaningful, answer the three most powerful retirement questions that will change it forever, re-invent yourself, prepare for important conversations to strengthen your relationships, and develop wellness habits for your body, mind, and spirit.    $10/per person or $15/per couple

Baby Boomer Entrepreneurs:  Guide To Starting A Retirement Business - Feb 2, 2017. 6-8pm @ the SELCRA Office.

Interested in starting a business before or during retirement?  Want to have something to call your own, have an impact on others while making some extra money?  Learn the formula to align your passion with a retirement business, honest questions to ask yourself before starting as well as specific steps to take… and Not take before launching.  Plus free and low cost ways to market your business locally and online.    $10/per person or $15/per couple

Avoiding Financial and Senior Fraud - Feb 23, 2017 6:30-8pm @ the SELCRA Office

We will be discussing the most common types of financial fraud related to investing and retirement as well as key aspects of senior /elder care fraud. Whether you find yourself worried about your own personal situation or have a family member who may be at risk, we will highlight red flags, words and phrases to watch for, cybersecurity tips, what to do if you feel you may be a victim, questions to ask before investing, as well as and steps to take to find the right professionals. $10/per person or $15/per couple

 

About Robert Laura-Robert Laura is the president of SYNERGOS Financial Group, a fee-based  Registered Investment Advisory firm; as well as the founder of the RetirementProject.org.  He is an Accredited Asset Management Specialist, Chartered Mutual Fund Counselor, and Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor.   He is a member of the National Speakers Association and Nazrudin Project and has trained, presented, written, or been quoted on a number of financial, investment, and economic topics including investment strategies, investment technology, modern portfolio theory, risk tolerance, international investing, oil, precious metals, Federal Reserve Policy, currencies and investment scams to name a few. 

He is a nationally syndicated and paid columnist for Forbes.com and Financial Advisor magazine where he has amassed over 300 articles on investing and retirement. He has appeared on national TV (CNBC) and is frequently quoted in the major media with quotes in the Wall Street Journal, Investor’s Business Daily, MarketWatch, USA Today, CNN, Smart Money Magazine, Yahoo Finance, Fox Business, The Detroit News, Bankrate.com, Fidelity.com, Investment Advisor, and TheStreet.com.  He is the Author of three books and twelve guides, and frequently presents at financial and investment conferences. 

He has also garnered a unique look at wealth and retirement by not only working intimately with his own clients but also interviewing numerous celebrities, entertainers, and athletes including Pastor Rick Warren, Deion Sanders, John Sally, Gymnast Shannon Miller, Golfer Annika Sorenstam, Singer Amy Grant, HGTV’s the Property Brothers, Pawn Star Rick Harrison, Impersonator Rich Little and more.  

Robert has served as an expert witness and consultant to attorneys.  He has provided courtroom testimony and litigation support on matters related to investment techniques, strategies, and risks, as well as account types, asset valuations, and hidden or undocumented assets and transfers.    

Robert has been a speaking and teaching economic, investment, and retirement based programs for over 10 years.  His presentations are ideal for every group, from business owners and executives to employees, associations, and senior citizens.  His charismatic and humorous style allows his audiences to get educated in an entertaining way as he creates a memorable experience that touches both the mind and the heart. With thought-provoking insights, vivid stories, and a frequent dose of humor, he reaches audiences in a way they do not forget.