Baby Boomer Retirement Course

For the baby boomers, there’s been a shift in retirement income planning when compared to previous generations. This course is a comprehensive personal finance course for those in the early stages of retirement or those about to retire. It addresses difficult retirement decisions such as income planning, Social Security maximization and the risks to avoid. You’ll learn how to incorporate health care, inflation and their considerations into your overall plan. Upon completion, you’ll be better prepared to take the necessary steps to create your own retirement strategy.

Course Location

University of Illinois
Springfield Campus
Brookens Library, Room 333
One University Plaza
Springfield, IL 62703

Course Schedule

This course meets once a week for two consecutive weeks.

Saturdays, April 14 and April 21, 9:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M.
Tuesdays, April 17 and April 24, 6:00 P.M. – 9:00 P.M.


• Tuition $59 (includes all course materials and fees)
**$10 discount if registered on or before 3 days prior to beginning of class**
• Couples may attend for a single tuition cost
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About Your Course Presenter

Chris Fehr, founder and principal of Freedom Financial Group, focuses on reducing taxes and creating tax-free income in retirement for his clients. He strives to provide clients with innovative financial strategies and planning that result in financial clarity, stability and overall financial health. He believes preretirees and retirees should first get an awareness of the need for preparing for retirement and learn the concepts needed to evaluate their situation. Chris is a CPA and investment advisor who earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in accounting from Illinois State University. Chris was invited to speak at NASDAQ on April 30 to promote his upcoming book, and will speak to the Harvard Faculty Club this coming June.

About Simplify Your Retirement

Simplify Your Retirement is an independent financial education company. The goal of the Simplify Your Retirement course is to take the complexity out of retirement planning and to provide main street investors with the peace of mind about retirement. Our goal is to empower Baby Boomers to prepare for a secure and peaceful retirement.