When you retire, will you volunteer? Work part time? Go back to school?
Whatever you decide, you need to be financially prepared. Find your retirement reality at our free seminar," Retirement Has Changed. What's Your Next Move?" Together, we'll explore:
*How to organize and record your financial assets
*How to set realistic goals for retirement spending
*How to determine if you're on track to reach your goals
*What to do if you're not where you'd like to be
This event is free and open to the public, but space is limited. Please RSVP by March 2nd, 2014. Contact 504-835-1653 or Marigny.deMauriac@EdwardJones.com to reserve a space.
Author and musician Ned Sublette will preview material from The Mother of Slavery, The American Slave Coast: A History of the Slave-Breeding Industry, by Ned and Constance Sublette, forthcoming in 2015 from Chicago Review Press, on Wednesday, March 12, at 7:00 p.m., in Metairie Park Country Day School’s Weinmann Auditorium. Admission is free.
Orleans Public Education Network (OPEN NOLA) invites New Orleans residents to bring their voice to the conversation around our schools at the third annual Public Education Day at the Capitol. OPEN will bring parents, educators, students and engaged community members to Baton Rouge to enhance their understanding of the issues facing public education and start their journey to civic capacity. Light breakfast and lunch will also be provided.
The purpose of Public Education Day is to elevate participants' understanding of the democratic process and connect community members to elected officials during this critical legislative session. Highlighted topics will include support for quality early childhood education and after-school programs, high school transformation, and unified school governance, as well as tracking key issues like public education funding.
Buses will depart the parking lot of Mahalia Jackson Theater at 6:30 am March 20th and return at 4pm that day.
HandsOn New Orleans is hosting its next biannual competitive wine tasting fundraiser, Bacchanalia Spring 2014: Red Wines of France, at The Roux House on 3/20/14.
Register your team of 1-3 participants, and then bring three identical bottles of French red wine. Two bottles will be corked for blind tasting and the third set aside in reserve. After blind tasting, every attendee will vote on their favorite. Three winners are announced. First place takes home half the reserve, then second and third place split the other half.
Expect a wide variety of high-quality raffle items to bid on. Hors d’oeuvres will be passed around throughout the event and a cash bar will be available.
Tickets can be purchased through www.handsonneworleans.org or the Facebook page. All proceeds from the event will go to HandsOn New Orleans. For more information about Bacchanalia, please contact HandsOn New Orleans’ Director of Development, Jason Lacoste, at (504) 827-6813 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Join us for our educational workshop: Defining Your Legacy.
*Explore your greatest wishes for the people and causes you care about
*Discover why it's important to define your legacy
*Uncover common misconceptions
Ms Patricia Garcia from the Law Offices of Patricia Garcia will be available to answer questions.
This event is free and open to the public, but space is limited. Please RSVP by April 1st, 2014. Contact 504-835-1653 or Marigny.deMauriac@EdwardJones.com to reserve a space.
Social security will likely be the foundation of your retirement income. Before you retire, it's important to understand your options and the effect your decisions have on your retirement.
Join us for our presentation, "Social Security: Your Questions Answered." We'll discuss:
*How does social security fit into my retirement income plan?
*When should I start taking benefits?
*What about taxes?
This event is free and open to the public, but space is limited. Please RSVP by 05/04/2014. Contact 504-835-1653 or email Marigny.deMauriac@EdwardJones.com to reserve a space.
Whether your children or grandchildren are learning to crawl or learning to drive, you can help make college education a reality. Join us for our college savings presentation as we discuss:
*Questions to consider as you establish a college savings goal
*Strategies to help reach your goals
*Features and benefits of 529 college savings plans
This event is free and open to the public, but seating is limited. Please RSVP by 06/02/2014. Call 504-835-1653 or email Marigny.deMauriac@EdwardJones.com