Information Everyone Needs for Retirement Planning

Posted on March 8, 2013

Complimentary Altura Credit Union Workshop March 20 in Riverside

(Riverside, Calif.) March 8, 2013 – Everyone faces financial challenges in life, such as buying a new car or that first family home. Many people, however, feel they lack the tools and information to plan for retirement. A complimentary workshop, “Retirement Planning,” is being offered on Wednesday, March 20, from 7 to 8:15 a.m., as part of “Breakfast With Altura,” an educational series.

The workshop will be led by the Wealth Management Department of Altura Credit Union through its broker-dealer partner CUSO Financial Services, LP*.

Workshop attendees will learn about their options for retirement planning, including:

• Creating a P.L.A.N. for retirement

• Workplace retirement plans and individual retirement accounts

• Maximizing contributions

• Investment options

• Tax-deferred investing

• Diversification in your investment portfolio

• Working with a financial professional

• The importance of regular financial reviews

• How a retirement planning checklist can be a roadmap for success

“Retirement Planning” is the second in a series of workshops scheduled for the third Wednesday of each month, all at Altura’s headquarters, 2847 Campus Parkway, Riverside. Workshops are open to Members and non-Members alike. Upcoming topics include: auto buying basics, resume writing tips, first-time home buying and more.

A continental breakfast will be served. Because seating is limited, reservations are requested. Call 1-888-883-7228 to reserve a seat. For more information on this workshop and others, visit

Altura is a Member-owned financial cooperative. Membership is open to anyone who lives, works, worships or attends school in Riverside and San Diego counties and selected cities in San Bernardino and Orange counties. Membership is not required to take advantage of this workshop series.

Altura is very proud of its 56 years of service to Members in the Inland Empire. Today Altura is open to anyone who lives, works, attends school or worships in Riverside and San Diego counties, as well as selected cities in Orange and San Bernardino counties. Altura Credit Union,, has been recognized with the California Award for Performance Excellence (CAPE), the state’s equivalent of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. Today, Altura Credit Union serves nearly 94,000 members and has $655.3 million in total assets. For more information on Altura, visit our website,, or call 1-888-883-7228.

*Non-deposit investment products and services are offered through CUSO financial Services, L.P. (“CFS”), a registered broker-dealer (Member FINRA / SIPC) and SEC Registered Investment Advisor. Products offered through CFS: are not NCUA/NCUSIF or otherwise federally insured, are not guarantees or obligations of the credit union, and may involve investment risk including possible loss of principle. Investment Representatives are registered through CFS. Altura Credit Union has contracted with CFS to make non-deposit investment products and services available to credit union members.