Martin County Library System Press Releases

April 9, 2013

Two-part investing series to be presented April 23 and 25 during Money Smart Week

For immediate release:  April 9, 2013
Contact:  Alicen Kikkert,  Martin County Library System, Public Relations, 772-463-3205


Join Peter W. Weiler, CFP®, of Strategic Retirement Group, as he presents the two-part series “Frozen in the Headlines” at the Peter & Julie Cummings Library, 2551 SW Matheson Avenue, Palm City, on Tuesday, April 23 and Thursday, April 25 from 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. He will discuss how investors don’t plan to fail, but often fail to plan; how emotional investing and knee-jerk reactions to short-term events can be hazardous to your wealth; and how a well-thought-out plan can help you weather market cycles. A part of Money Smart Week, both events are free and open to the public.

Also covered in detail are:

  • What the market has really returned over the past two years
  • Why headlines drive investor behavior
  • How to learn from past mistakes and missed opportunities
  • How to take advantage of the low interest rate environment
  • How history can help us overcome our fears
  • How the U.S. is different than Europe and Japan
  • The opportunities in developing economies
  • How to make money in a flat U.S. stock market
  • Opportunities for growth other than the stock market
  • When interest rates rise and the effect on your portfolio

Peter W. Weiler, CFP®, founder and President of Strategic Retirement Group, has been helping Treasure Coast residents with their financial needs for over 20 years. Strategic Retirement Group can be reached at 515 SW Camden Avenue, Stuart, FL, 34994 or (772) 781-4700. Securities and Advisory Services are offered through Commonwealth Financial Network; Member FINRA/SIPC; a Registered Investment Adviser.

For more information, pick up a Library Connection detailing all of the Money Smart Week events, call 772-221-1403, or visit the website at




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