April 25, 2012 14:48 Age: 2 yrs

Brown Panelist on Retirement Planning Forum for African-Americans

Emory Law Professor Dorothy Brown is a panelist for a U.S. Department of Labor sponsored forum on retirement planning for African-Americans on Saturday, April 28, at Spelman College.

“African Americans and Retirement: What You Should Know Before it’s Too Late,” is co-sponsored by Spelman’s economics department. Topics include how to avoid pitfalls in the retirement marketplace and ways to better manage and protect retirement savings, especially for women, according to organizers.

Other panelists are:
•    Phyllis C. Borzi, assistant secretary, Employee Benefits Security Administration
•    Naomi Karp, policy analyst, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s Office for Older Americans
•    Vickie Elisa, director of Community Education (Atlanta), Women’s Institute for a Secure Retirement
•    Brian Smiley 75C 78L, partner at Smiley Bishop & Porter LLP and director, Public Investors Arbitration Bar Association  

Panel discussions will be moderated by M. Alexis Scott, publisher of Atlanta Daily World.

The free, public event is scheduled for 12:30-3:30 p.m. in Spelman’s Albro-Falconer-Manley Science Center, Room 134, 350 Spelman Lane SW, Atlanta, GA 30314.

Space is limited to the first 150 registrants, and those who wish to attend this forum must notify Meredith Regine at regine.meredith.e(at)dol.gov prior to the event.

Related links:

“African Americans and Retirement: What You Should Know Before it’s Too Late”

Professor Brown's profile

 

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