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Upcoming Events

March Half-Day Event

Date: Wednesday, March 14, 2018
Time: 8am to 12:30pm. (Registration at 7:40am; breakfast & mid-morning snack included)
Cost: $50 for non-members / Included in Membership
CE Hours: 4 hours 


(1 CE hour) Diversity in America & Its Impact on Financial Planning
Successfully representing diversity is a significant and complex educational undertaking. Over the past few decades, leaders have started to embrace diversity because the business world has become more global and the United States is experiencing a profound demographic and economic shift in terms of age, gender, and race.
(1 CE Hour) Advanced Retirement Planning Strategies for Financial Advisors
Advanced Retirement Planning Strategies for Financial Advisors identifies sources of qualified and non-qualified retirement income and illustrates the distinction in compliance and reporting requirements. The presentation highlights the evolving retirement plan landscape, fiduciary responsibility, and unique plan design options.

(2 Hours Ethics CE) presented by Marguerita “Rita” Cheng
Ethics can be a dull subject! In addition to being informed on the Standards of Professional Conduct, Rita weaves in her personal experience to make the mundane more tangible and provides valuable insight and ethics perspective on trending industry topics such as diminished mental capacity, cognitive decline, elder financial abuse, and filial responsibility laws.

About Marguerita M. Cheng CFP®, RICP®

Marguerita M. Cheng is the Chief Executive Officer at Blue Ocean Global Wealth. Prior to co-founding Blue Ocean Global Wealth, she was a Financial Advisor at Ameriprise Financial and an Analyst and Editor at Towa Securities in Tokyo, Japan. Marguerita is a past spokesperson for the AARP Financial Freedom Campaign and a regular columnist for Kiplinger. She is a CFP® professional, a Chartered Retirement Planning CounselorSM, a Retirement Income Certified Professional® and a Certified Divorce Financial Analyst. As a Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards (CFP Board) Ambassador, Marguerita helps educate the public, policy makers, and media about the benefits of competent, ethical financial planning. She serves as a Women’s Initiative (WIN) Advocate and subject matter expert for CFP Board. Marguerita also volunteers for CFP Board Disciplinary and Ethics Commission (DEC) hearings. She served on the Financial Planning Association (FPA) National Board of Directors from 2013 – 2015 and is a past president of the Financial Planning Association of the National Capital Area (FPA NCA). She is a recipient of the Ameriprise Financial Presidential Award for Quality of Advice and the prestigious Japanese Monbukagakusho Scholarship.

Marguerita’s mantra is “So many people spend their health to gain wealth, and then have to spend their wealth to regain their health” (A.J. Reb Materi).

Learn more about Blue Ocean Global Wealth.

Rothchild’s Conference Center
8807 Kingston Pike
Knoxville, TN 37923

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