SAC Webinar: Building a Successful Financial Future

Michael Wood, M.A., PFP, RPA (Retirement Plans Associate) & Derek Hyer, PFP
October 23 2019
SAC Event: 
CEE Eligible: 
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Presented by Michael Wood, M.A., PFP, RPA (Retirement Plans Associate) & Derek Hyer, PFP

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Registration deadline is October 22, 2019 – 3 p.m. (ET)

October 23, 2019 – 12 p.m. - 1 p.m. (ET)

Time Zone Time
Pacific Time 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Mountain Time 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Central Time 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Eastern Time 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Atlantic Time 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Newfoundland Time 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.


SAC Members and Associates


*All registered participants must be SAC members/associates


Cancellation Policy: Because we have limited spaces available for participants, if you are unable to attend the webinar you registered for, please contact Bev Cooper at as soon as possible.


Intended audience: Students

Level: Introductory (Assumes that the participant has little or no familiarity with the literature and professional practice within the areas covered.)


As new graduates launching your careers, you will face many financial decisions in your professional and personal lives – paying down debt, employment or self-employment, home ownership, savings strategies, etc. Finding the right balance between your short-term and long-term financial goals requires planning. 

This session will focus on three themes: 

  • Your primary financial decisions, 
  • Assessing your options, 
  • Setting your goals.

This webinar is eligible for SAC CEEs (Category A).

Presenters Biographies

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Mike Wood, M.A., PFP, RPA (Retirement Plans Associate)

After more than 10 years as an economist and policy advisor with two Federal Government departments, Mike has spent the last 20+ years helping individuals and organizations with planning and retirement readiness. He believes financial literacy is key to Canadians striking the balance between their present and future needs.

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Derek Hyer, PFP

Derek has spent his entire 17-year career as a financial planner. His passion is applying financial knowledge and skills to help clients develop a personal financial strategy. By taking the time to understand what matters most to clients, Derek recommends strategies to help them reach their financial goals.

Accessing the Webinar

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