The non-profit Foundation for Financial Education, Midwest Chapter, will present “Retirement Planning in an Ever Changing Economy” at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, Sept. 12 at the Rock Island Downtown Library, 401 19th Street.

Presenter Ryan Biniak will discuss how not to outlive your savings in the retirement marathon, planning for long-term care considerations, how taxes and inflation affect retirement, and such topics as stretch IRAs, required minimum distributions, and exit strategies.

The presentation is free and lasts about an hour. No registration is required.

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Sean Leary is an author, director, artist, musician, producer and entrepreneur who has been writing professionally since debuting at age 11 in the pages of the Comics Buyers Guide. An honors graduate of the University of Southern California masters program, he has written over 50 books including the best-sellers The Arimathean, Every Number is Lucky to Someone and We Are All Characters.