PRLog - June 20, 2012 - RICHMOND, Va. -- Retirement today is no longer about enjoying recreational activities like shuffleboard and golf. It’s about reinventing yourself and having the time to do all the things that were put on the backburner during the 9 to 5 grind. The Richmond, Virginia native, financial expert and celebrated author Aaron W. Smith, RFC is pleased to announce that he joins former President Jimmy Carter, author, activist and Ms. Magazine founder Gloria Steinem, Good Morning America contributor Liz Pryor, Mort Gerberg, cartoonist for The New Yorker and Playboy, actress Jane Fonda and a compilation of other notable achievers in a new book, 65 Things To Do When You Retire by Sellers Publishing (South Portland, Maine). This funny, lively, and inspirational guide tells how to use retirement as an opportunity to make personal dreams come true by offering insightful essays on how to make the most of the years ahead.
Author and Financial Expert Aaron W. Smith RFC
Smith is a celebrated author, media luminary, radio host, entrepreneur, trainer, motivational speaker, and financial expert with over 20 years of experience. He is president and founder of AW Smith Financial Group headquartered in Richmond, Virginia. He provides objective, flexible investment solutions that include financial planning, retirement planning, estate planning, and investment management to individuals, business owners, and professional athletes throughout the country. Smith is an innovator of implementing financial wellness training into effective business strategies that translate into social, economic, psychological and human capital gain.
Along with Mr. Smith’s essay, “Four Emotions to Manage for Maintaining Your Nest Egg”, the book features essays from other notable contributors such as Jimmy Carter (39th President of the United States); Gloria Steinem (author, activist, and cofounder of Ms. Magazine); Mort Gerberg (cartoonist for The New Yorker and Playboy); John E. Nelson (author of What Color Is Your Parachute? For Retirement ); Liz Pryor (“life advice guru,” Good Morning America); Ernie J. Zelinski (international bestselling author and life coach); actress Jane Fonda and many more. Each essay offers surprising insights and invaluable advice to help readers make the most of their retirement years. Whether it’s starting a nonprofit, writing a novel, or inventing technologies to help others, this title celebrates reaching this milestone stage in life and recognizes that the best years are yet to come.
Thanks to the generosity of the contributing authors, all of whom provided essays on a pro bono basis, the royalties generated from the sales of this book will be donated to Non-profit organizations dedicated to preventing and curing cancer.
65 Things to Do When You Retire (ISBN13: 1-978-4162-0654-
About Aaron W. Smith
Richmond native Aaron W. Smith, RFC,is a celebrated author, media luminary, radio host, entrepreneur, trainer, motivational speaker, and financial expert with over 20 years of experience. He is president and founder of AW Smith Financial Group headquartered in Richmond, Virginia. His clients include individuals, business owners, and professional athletes throughout the country. Smith has appeared or been featured in numerous national and regional media outlets to include: Black Enterprise, The NAIFA’s Advisor, Ebony, The Register, The Atlanta Post, Investment News, USA Today, Inside Business, the Richmond Free Press, The Richmond Times Dispatch, Virginia Business Magazine, Financial Advisor, Dow Jones NewsWire and the Wall Street Journal . Smith has also appeared as a frequent guest on the ABC affiliate, WRIC-8 and the CBS affiliate WTVR 6. He has also appeared on NPR, “Money Wisdom for Women” international radio cast, the EPN Network, Millionaire’
His first book, In the Black: Live Faithfully, Prosper Financially—
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