ECCB and Financial Information Month Partners Host Retirement Symposium

The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB), in collaboration with the Financial Information Month (FIM) partners in the Federation, will host a Retirement Symposium at the Sir Cecil Jacobs Auditorium, ECCB Headquarters, on 25 October.


The Symposium is open to the public and targets employed individuals in the public and private sector, including the self-employed and who span various stages of their working career, from start to within five years of retirement.


The sessions are designed to provide information and practical strategies that will motivate the participants to start planning for their retirement and practice personal financial management.  The sessions also seek to increase the participants’ understanding of the principles of Estate Planning and the importance of preparing a Will.


The topics and keynote speakers are:

  1. From Work to Retirement – preparing for a smooth transition

Dr Robertine Chaderton, Financial Consultant/Educator


  1. Financial Planning – creating, growing and protecting your wealth

Percival Hanley, General Manager, Brimstone Hill Fortress and National Society 


  1. Wills and Estate Planning – Protecting your loved ones and your inheritance

Delano Bart QC, Attorney at Law


The symposium forms part of the activities for Financial Information Month (FIM), October 2017. FIM is a regional financial, economic, business and entrepreneurial education campaign that has been executed in the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU) since 2002.


Persons wishing to attend the FIM Retirement Symposium are required to register and collect their tickets at the University of the West Indies Open Campus, The Garden, Basseterre. Registration is free of cost.


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