Prudential Hosts Retirement Webinar for FPs

Prudential is hosting a free Webinar to help financial planners manage investor concerns about the impact of the recent stock market meltdown on their retirement portfolios.

“Conversations About Retirement: What do your clients really want to know now?” is a 60-minute educational webinar featuring five expert panelists who will provide tips and insight on retirement planning in today’s economy. The Webinar is Wednesday, May 20, 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. EDT.

Prudential said the panelists and their topics are:

  • Ed Keon, managing director and portfolio manager of Quantitative Management Associates, on whether or not this global downturn is different, where we are in the market cycle and rebuilding investor confidence;
  • David Kelly, chief market strategist, JPMorgan Funds, on the balance between safety and growth for recovery of investors’ retirement savings;
  • Patti Williams, associate professor of marketing, Wharton School of Business, on the impact of the downturn on investor psychology;
  • Marc Silverman, Silverman Financial, on how financial planners are evolving to satisfy emerging client needs;
  • Bruce Ferris, senior vice president, Prudential Annuities, on how manufacturers are changing to cope with the current investment economy and the expanded role of financial professionals; and
  • Robert Powell, retirement columnist for, who will be moderating.

To register, financial planners should go here.