The country is struggling with inflation, but America will survive and prosper and so will older adults, Terry Savage told hundreds of AARP Illinois members Saturday at the first-ever Maximizing Your Money Summit in Chicago.
“All of us here are old enough to know, because we’re survivors. We’ve been through a lot of tough times,” Savage said. “We know we can do it and now for sure we’re going to be able to do it for this last section of our lives.”
In her keynote address to nearly 300 older adults at the summit held at University of Illinois Chicago’s Student Center, Savage offered financial tips on topics especially important for those 50 and older.
Among the tips:
A recording of Savage’s entire keynote address can be viewed at:
The Maximizing Your Money Summit, which also featured talks by Cook County Assessor Fritz Kaegi, Illinois Department on Aging Director Paula Basta, was a free event hosted by AARP Illinois. The non-profit, non-partisan organization with 1.7 million members across the state works to improve the lives of those 50+
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