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Fort Myers, FL. 33965-6565

Phone: (239) 590-1006
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FGCU, Wachovia Present Educational Symposium on Consumer and Financial Issues for Senior Citizens

FORT MYERS, FL - Florida Gulf Coast University invites senior citizens and individuals who provide care or comfort to the elderly in Southwest Florida to attend the free Second Annual Educational Symposium on Consumer and Financial Issues Facing Senior Citizens 8 a.m. to noon, Saturday, March 12 in the Student Union ballroom.

Sponsored by FGCU and Wachovia, the symposium includes concurrent breakout sessions and guest speakers.

     Asset Allocation and Its Benefits
Janis Clark, CMFC, Evergreen Private Investment, Wachovia

     Making Your Retirement Dollars Last
Chris Hooper, Divisional Vice President, Evergreen Private Investment, Wachovia

     Declaring Florida Your Residence

Dave Struble, ChFC, CLU, CFP, MSFS, Struble Financial Services, Inc.

     Estate Planning Building Blocks: The Financial Planning Glue that Binds

Brent Crawford, Private Client Advisor, Bank of America

     Real Estate Investment Opportunities for Senior Citizens.And for Other Young People
J. Dan Recer, Ph.D., president, Recer Estate Services

     The Prudent Portfolio: Investment Risk Management for Retirees

James H. Applegate, CFP, Applegate Investment Management, LLC

     Consumer Fraud and Identity Theft

Brett Hood, Special Agent, Federal Bureau of Investigation

     How to Select and Work with a Top Financial Advisor

David T. Morgan, senior vice president, Raymond James & Associates, Inc.

FGCU offers continental breakfast at 7:45 a.m. and serves snacks and refreshments throughout the morning.

The event is free and open to the public. Although not required, registration is encouraged. Registration forms are available on the Symposium website at and at any Wachovia branch in Southwest Florida.

For more information, contact associate professor of finance Daniel J. Borgia at (239) 590-7371 or .

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