National Retirement Planning Week Kicks Off

National Retirement Planning Week 2012, which takes place Monday through Friday, will focus on Social Security and Baby Boomers' retirement readiness.

The event, led by the National Retirement Planning Coalition, will include the unveiling of research on Baby Boomers’ retirement readiness on Monday, and a webinar for advisers on Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. Chad Terry, BlackRock’s director of investment and retirement education, will discuss Social Security as part of a successful retirement strategy.

On Wednesday, retirement trends, research and planning tools will be discussed at a meeting hosted by the American Savings Education Council and its partners at 9 a.m. at the Commodity Futures Trading Commission in Washington, D.C. Registration is required. A financial literacy seminar will be hosted by the George Washington University School of Business and the board of governors of the Federal Reserve System at 3:30 p.m. on the George Washington University campus in Washington, D.C.

The Insured Retirement Institute (IRI) and the National Retirement Planning Coalition on Thursday will release a package of client documents for financial advisers reviewed by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) to help clients formulate a plan for a financially secure retirement.