Jill McCullough to speak at Alumni Lecture on Retirement Security

Jill McCullough

Jill McCullough

The three-part Alumni Lecture Series, presented by the Office of Alumni Events and Management, begins with “The Outlook for Individuals’ Retirement Security in the United States,” hosted by Jill McCullough, assistant professor of Finance. The lecture will take place in Williamson Hall Auditorium at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 19.

The lecture will touch basis on the issue of retirement security for baby boomers and Generation X-ers who face a different circumstance than their parents did due to longer life spans and lack of saving and pension plans. The event will explore policy solutions and address steps individuals should take to ensure their retirement security. The presentation will include five common mistakes to avoid when planning your retirement, how to access resources, and current state of the nation’s retirement readiness.

McCullough, DM, CFP, is an assistant professor of Finance in the Lariccia School of Accounting and Finance. She has over 20 years of experience in financial planning and is a Certified Financial Planner Practitioner since 1992. Until 2007, McCullough had practiced finance in a private practice facilitated by herself and her business partner. The private practice managed an excess of $60 million in investments. She earned her doctorate degree in management from Weatherhead School of Business at Case Western Reserve University. The Lariccia School of Accounting and Finance is an extension of the Williamson College of Business Administration, an AACSB accredited institution.

Networking will start in Williamson Hall Atrium at 5:30 p.m. Reservations may be made one week prior to the program by both Alumni Society members and non-members. Fee to attend for Alumni Society members is $5, for non-members, $7, and free for YSU students. Hors d’oeuvres are included. To make a reservation please call the YSU Alumni and Events Management Office at 330-941-1591 e-mail Heather Belgin at habelgin@ysu.edu, or register online HERE.