Saving for Retirement

Are you considering retirement? Learn what every investor needs to know. The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) Investor Education Foundation shares some of the tools and resources available that can help you plan for your retirement.

This info session will be customized for MEA members and tailored to your specific inquiries. Submit your question in advance to MEA by September 20 via this link.  (submission form is now closed)

Peter Gonzalez is the program manager of investor education community outreach at the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) Investor Education Foundation. He is an advocate for informing and educating diverse communities about saving and investing. In this capacity, Peter enhances FINRA’s efforts to enable, facilitate, and deliver innovative financial capability programming, with an emphasis on communities with diverse cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds. He also collaborates with researchers on studies to advance the understanding of diverse communities’ financial capabilities, circumstances, and well-being. Prior to joining the FINRA Investor Education Foundation, Peter served as a Principal Examiner in FINRA’s Anti- Money Laundering Investigative Unit. In this role, he investigated brokerdealers’ compliance with applicable AML rules and regulations, including FINRA AML rules, the Bank Secrecy Act, and the PATRIOT Act. He is also a major contributor to FINRA’s Racial Justice Task Force. The Racial Justice Task Force is comprised of a diverse group of FINRA employees united in their goal to achieve meaningful, sustained progress in the fight against racism and prejudice within our organization, the securities industry, and our communities. Peter also serves on the planning committee of FINRA’s Annual Diversity Summit. FINRA’s Diversity Summit provides a forum for diversity practitioners and business leaders in the industry to share ideas and effective practices to promote inclusion in the workplace. Peter is fluent in Spanish, holds a master’s degree in finance, and is a Certified Fraud Examiner. He is currently pursuing AFCPE’s Accredited Financial Counselor designation.