HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 20, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Secretary of Banking and Securities Robin L. Wiessmann will provide opening remarks at a public panel discussion hosted by Harrisburg public television station WITF on October 25, focusing on how Baby Boomers, Gen Xers, and Millennials can prepare for retirement.
"With 45 percent of Americans having nothing saved for retirement, our country is facing a serious financial challenge in the coming decades," said Wiessmann. "In Pennsylvania, we are taking proactive steps to meet this challenge head-on. With the production of 'When I'm 65,' we are helping provide information and tools so that our citizens can better plan how to fund their retirements."
The panel discussion is part of a preview screening of "When I'm 65," a documentary exploring the psychology, sociology, and future of retirement. "When I'm 65" will be aired by WITF on Sunday, October 30, at 6:00 PM.
Wiessmann will deliver the opening remarks and WITF's Scott LaMar will moderate the discussion of a distinguished panel:
- Mary Bach, Chair of the Pennsylvania AARP Consumer Issues Task Force
- Rick Rodgers, CFP, CRPC, President of Rodgers & Associates
- Doug Hassenbein, Investor Education Coordinator, PA Department of Banking and Securities
The general public is invited to attend the panel discussion, which is free and will be held at WITF's Public Media Center, 4801 Lindle Road in Harrisburg on October 25 at 6:00 PM. No tickets are needed; however advance registration is required. Visit www.witf.org/community/witf-events/2016/10/when-you-turn-65-will-you-be-financially-ready.php.
"When I'm 65" is made possible with support from Detroit Public Television, the Investor Protection Trust, and the Pennsylvania Department of Banking and Securities.
For more information about "When I'm 65," visit www.wi65.org. Members of the public with questions about financial services or products can call the Department of Banking and Securities at 1-800-PA-BANKS (or 1-800-600-0007). To learn more about retirement and other financial subjects, visit PA Investor Education on Facebook and @PAFinancialReg on Twitter.
Ed Novak (Banking and Securities) 717-783-4721
Heather Woolridge (WITF) 717-910-2697
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SOURCE Pennsylvania Department of Banking and Securities