TDCI presents “Investing: What’s New & What’s Not” virtual event

Learn how new and not new investment strategies can help you plan for retirement

NASHVILLE —The Tennessee Department of Commerce & insurance (TDCI) Securities Division is partnering with the Investor Protection Trust and PBS Books to produce “Investing: What’s New & What’s Not” virtual event set to livestream on TDCI’s Facebook page on Friday, April 23, 2021 at 12:00 p.m. CT/ 1:00 p.m. ET.

One of the most important saving and investing goals is a financially secure retirement. It’s a big goal. Fortunately, there are a variety of new and not new investing options and strategies out there that can help. “Investing: What’s New & What’s Not” will feature qualified experts who will discuss many of the new investment options, the tried-and-true investment strategies and how both can be part of a retirement savings plan.

The event will be interactive, allowing participants to ask questions, submit comments and get answers in real time. After the live event, “Investing: What’s New & What’s Not” will be available on the TDCI’s website and on, along with a variety of tools and resources for savers and investors of all ages and at all stages of life. 

“Investing: What’s New & What’s Not” is the second in a series of 12 When I’m 65 Boomers to Zoomers: Building a Secure Path to Retirement virtual events.

“This important event is another great opportunity for Tennessee investors of all ages to share strategies with experts about new and not new investment options and how both can be an important part of a retirement saving plan,” said TDCI Assistant Commissioner Elizabeth Bowling.

The “Investing: What’s New & What’s Not” virtual event will livestream on TDCI’s Facebook page, on Friday, April 23, 2021 at 12:00 p.m. CT/1:00 p.m. ET and will feature the following:

  • Host: Fred Nahhat, Detroit Public Television
  • Moderator: Donna Lowry, Georgia Public Broadcasting

Two Topic Segments:

  • Stripe—Smart new investment strategies to try
  • Solid—Standard steps toward a secure retirement

“Partnering and aligning the great investor education work being done by state governments and the IPT with public television station and libraries is creating a powerful, sustainable resource for the public on this critical topic,” said Rich Homberg, president and CEO of Detroit Public Television. “Like public television, libraries are an important and trusted community resource. PBS Books has been partnering with libraries for over five years around important topics and few topics are more important than investing for a secure retirement. Bridging this work with the states is an incredible partnership in creating an evergreen land-scape of information and resources.”

Michelle Olympiadis, acting executive director of the Investor Protection Trust, said, “Retirement is our single biggest saving goal. It is also one of our most important. The “When I’m 65 Boomers to Zoomers” program is designed to give every person the tools, resources and information they need to prepare for retirement. We want viewers of all ages to learn about the new investment options and remember the not new strategies so they can build a nest egg that will give them the retirement they want.”

The “When I’m 65 Boomers to Zoomers: Building a Secure Path to Retirement” is a yearlong series of 12 60-minute virtual events livestreaming via Facebook Live on partner Facebook pages on the fourth Friday of each month at 12:00 p.m. CT/1:00 p.m. ET.

The series provides the quality, objective investor and financial information needed by all Americans to make wise and safe investment decisions at every age and every stage of life. The Boomers to Zoomers virtual events are interactive and feature timely topics, financial experts, motivational stories and practical information viewers can use immediately to prepare for long-term financial security. Upcoming Boomer to Zoomer virtual event topics include “Military Finances,” “Harness Your Inner Hummingbird: How to Build Your Nest Egg” and “Financial Freedom.”

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