Technology User Group (TUG) Discussions for all users at all levels in the front of our meeting room, 11:45 a.m. (First and fourth Tuesdays of the month).
Feb. 4 -- Future of the Internet - Discussion led by Al Aho.
Feb. 25 -- Discussion of user problems and issues. Bring your concerns and queries.
Timely Topics Discussion in the front of our meeting room with participation encouraged from all in attendance. Usually at 11:45 a.m. on the second Tuesday.
Feb. 11 - Pete Lederman will lead a discussion about the situation in the Middle East with emphasis on the U.S./Iranian/Iraqi relations and next steps.
Trips Scheduled (For Old Guard members and guests)
March 12-- A trip to the Westchester Dinner Theater in Elmsford, NY to enjoy a luncheon and see the show, All Shook Up. Details
Walkers The Walkers Group has been relaunched in a new format (which is still evolving). For now we are walking twice a week, Mondays and Thursdays, at 8:00 AM at Briant Park in Summit, with "mall walking" at the Short Hills Mall as a backup for bad weather. If Interested, please drop a note to [email protected] to weigh in and say what formulation might work well for you.
Meetings at 9:30 am. All visitors welcome. [ venue ]
February Program Chair: Sri Srikantan
Feb. 4“The Science Behind Factor Investing” - Kevin Dillon, certified financial planner, Mercer Advisors. Factors comprise a set of investment characteristics that when optimized, have been shown to provide a higher return for investments over time than the overall market.
Feb. 11 "People, Places, and Cultures: INDIA" - Sri Srikantan, Old Guard member and semi-retired consultant in information technology. Sri will take us on a brief journey to India to expose us to the history, geography, culture, economics, education, and religion of this great country.
Feb. 18 "Preserving Your Assets without Losing Control" - Vincent Macri, Esq, founding partner, Macri Law Group and certified elder law attorney, will speak about elder law and the need for seniors, age 55 and older, to coordinate all aspects of retirement, tax exposure, estate preservation, and long-term care and disability issues.
Feb. 25 "The Paranoid Style in American Politics" - Bruce Peabody, professor of political science, Fairleigh Dickinson, will review scholarly and popular interest in political paranoia as a historical and cultural development, a potent rhetorical tool, and an impulse gripping American political leaders and the public.
March Birthdays - John Baxter
March Program Chair Don Goldberg
Mar. 3 "Investment Portfolio Construction for the Retiree" – Gary Quinzel, CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst), head of Investment Department at Wealth Enhancement Group in Warren, will give an overview of where he thinks the stock and bond markets will be going in 2020.He will also discuss how a retiree should put toegether an investment portfolio under these circumstances.
Mar. 10 "Estate and Long Term Care Planning Blunders of the Rich and Famous" –
Yale S. Hauptman, Esq., is an elder law attorney in Livingston who will
speak about celebrity estate and long-term care blunders.
Mar. 17 "How Do We Deal with Aging and Where Will It take Place?" – Gladys Harris is an Aging Life Care Advanced Professional. She will speak on how one goes about evaluating an appropriate assisted living, CCRC (Continuing Care Retirement Community), or nusing home facility.
Mar. 24 "How to Do Well by Doing Good" - Ray Hawkins, CFP (Certified Financial Planner), is a planner at Wealth Enhancement Group in Warren and will be speaking on the various ways one can give to charitable instittutions with a view towards tax effectiveness.
Mar. 31 "Photo Shots You Wish You Had Taken" - Vic Rosenberg is an Old Guard member and professional photographer who will present some of his images and give us the back story on capturing the photos.