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Financial Life Presentation

Designing Your Financial Life

Workshop Details

Cost: Free


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Time: 8 a.m – 12 p.m.

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Learn how to take control of your finances and make smart fiscal decisions that will positively impact your quality of life.

Workshop Overview

Our workshop provides the tools, concepts, resources and industry insights to empower you to make informed financial decisions. Led by a certified financial planner, it covers financial topics ideal for individuals aged 40-79.

The workshop is a two-part series. Each part is four hours long and held weekly over two consecutive weeks. All classes are on Saturdays and completely free.

Note: This workshop has no commercial sponsors and offers no product or service solicitation. Your contact information will not be shared. We want to be clear so people are confident to attend and feel comfortable, knowing they will not be taken advantage of in any way.

Workshop Benefits

The workshop offers hands-on and application-based knowledge. You will learn how to:

  • Improve your overall financial well-being
  • Manage risks, expectations and understand opportunity costs
  • Integrate insurances, investments, tax and estate planning effectively—including Social Security and Medicare planning
  • Simplify and optimize your financial and retirement plan for manageable results
  • Trust and verify financial professionals, companies and solicited information

By the end of the workshop, you will be able to more accurately assess your current financial situation, and design or enhance your own financial and retirement plan. A free workbook is included.

Who Should Attend

Designing Your Financial Life is designed for individuals who are planning for or have entered retirement. However, financial and retirement planning is for everyone, and it's never too late—or too early—to start.

Workshop Instructor

John D. Nguyen
The course is taught by John D. Nguyen, a proud alumnus of Cal State Fullerton (‘09) and who is an Enrolled Agent (IRS) and a CFP® (Certified Financial Planner™). He has been in active practice since 2005 and holds numerous licenses, registrations and certifications.

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Non-California Residents

Due to state and federal regulations, non-California residents may only enroll in CSUF online courses when their state has authorized CSUF as a provider. You can learn more about online program eligibility on the State Regulations page.