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Apr 23, 2021

In this episode, Tom sits down with Jamie Hopkins to discuss the growing world of retirement planning, and how it will continue to change going forward for future retirees. Jamie also breaks down his role as a Retirement Research Director and how he expects the market to change from his recent research.

About Jamie Hopkins:

Motivated by a personal tragedy in his own life, Jamie made it his goal to help people not only better understand their retirement but also help them set up safer plans they can trust. Serving as the Director of Retirement Research at Carson Group, Jamie studies and anticipates market trends that could affect financial retirement plans.

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Key Moments:

5:42- Jamie Breaks Down His Professional Journey

15:33 - Why Retirement Education Is Growing Recently

19:30 - Understanding Financial Certifications

23:36 - Jamie Explains His Role With The Carson Group

26:32 - What To Anticipate In the Near Future With Financial Markets

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