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How to Secure Your Financial Future – 5 Simple Steps

  • Wednesday, August 24, 2022
  • 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
  • Zoom-Online


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How to Secure Your Financial Future – 5 Simple Steps

As a freelance creative, you've been hustling to create a living for yourself. Finally, your finances are in a good place, but how should you prepare for the future? Without a 401k or other traditional savings plans provided through an employer, you're probably wondering how you should invest your money or build your retirement funds. Tom Rizzo, a studio musician who launched a financial advisory firm, will guide you through 5 steps: establishing an emergency fund, saving a portion of every paycheck, eliminate credit card debt, invest in funds, and find an advisor.

About Our Speaker: 

Tom Rizzo is founder and managing director of Plectrum Advisers, an independent financial planning resource serving the freelance community. Tom works with clients on an individual basis to evaluate their needs and goals, both short and long term, to help secure their financial future. Through a comprehensive assessment of risk tolerance, time horizon, and financial goals, he designs an individually tailored solution that works best for you. Tom delivers common sense wisdom about how anyone can secure his or her financial future by adhering to a few very simple tenants.

With over 30 years of experience in the music business, Tom have made a successful living as a guitarist, composer, and arranger. He has worked on a variety of projects, from motion picture soundtracks to GRAMMY Award-winning songs. Prior to becoming one of the guitarists on “The Tonight Show” band in the latter stages of the Johnny Carson era, Tom toured with the Maynard Ferguson Band.  His music composing credits include the Fox comedy series “In Living Color,” “The Wayans Brothers” for Warner Brothers, and “Not Necessarily the News.” He regularly speaks to universities, professional organizations, and professional music communities.

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