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love your future


Retiremeet returns to Bellevue for the fourth
straight year. Every Retiremeet has sold out,
so don't wait to get your tickets.

Meet the future of your dreams on February 10th
at the Meydenbauer Center in Bellevue and
save with discounted pre-sale tickets.

This event is well past SOLD OUT. 

You can order half-price pre-sale tickets for
Retiremeet Everett on May 5th right now.

ORDER EVERETT PRESALE TICKETS

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love your future


Retiremeet returns to Bellevue for the fourth
straight year. Every Retiremeet has sold out,
so don't wait to get your tickets.

Meet the future of your dreams on February 10th
at the Meydenbauer Center in Bellevue and
save with discounted pre-sale tickets.

This event is well past SOLD OUT. 

You can order half-price pre-sale tickets for
Retiremeet Everett on May 5th right now.

ORDER EVERETT PRESALE TICKETS

Meet the future of your dreams

Our next Retiremeet is on May 5, 2018 in Everett. Learn how to protect and pass along your assets. See the latest trends in retirement living. Hear about living longer while staying healthier. Explore exciting new things to do after you stop spending most of your time working.

Fall in love with your future! This full day of classes, lectures, and experiences could be the first step toward the retirement of your dreams. 

The MOney

To retire well you need money. Do you know how much? We'll help you figure that out. With pensions going away, how will you save enugh and how should it be invested. Learn the truth about most "investments" and discover the simple science of building wealth.

the comfort

You will probably live longer than previous generations. How will you stay healthy and fit in those extra years? At some point, we will all face aging and health challenges. Where will you find and afford the best care, when you need it? Find comfort at Retiremeet.

The Joy

You deserve to enjoy your retirement! Once you stop working, what will you do? Take up a new hobby? Find ways to help others? Explore places you have only imagined? At Retiremeet, you will hear new ideas and find unexpected paths to a joyful future.

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The Event


A day of future exploration, education, and discovery

The Event


A day of future exploration, education, and discovery

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a day to Meet Your ideal Future

Due to the rapid sell-out of our Bellevue Retiremeet we have opened ticket sales for our next unique and valuable event on May 5th in Everett. Retiremeet is for everyone who wants to enjoy an incredible retirement. It is not just for retirees or those approaching retirement age. We will be presenting a huge variety of classes and sessions on everything from how to start investing for retirement, to health care, asset protection, lifestyles, and much more. There has never been a future planning event like Retiremeet.

An Opportunity to Learn

Throughout the day we'll present a variety of classes and lectures on critical retirement planning issues. We will have classes on real retirement investing, creating the income you will need in retirement, the critical estate and elder-law issues that you must know, social security planning, consumer protection, and MUCH more. As we get closer to the event we will post a tentative schedule. 

A MAKEOVER to SAVE YOUR FUTURE

Take advantage of FREE 401k "makeovers" throughout the day. Just bring your latest statement and an investment adviser will help you create the best possible portfolio in a private, confidential meeting.

FREE STUFF TO GO

As we conclude, you'll have a chance to talk with our experts and receive a variety of free books and other gifts.

Listen and Learn

Join Tom & Don "Talking Real Money" for a live broadcast on KOMO Newsradio. 

Something for Everyone

Retiremeet will have something for everyone, because retirement is something everyone should be thinking about. We will have information for retirees, pre-retirees, and those just getting started on their future journey. The schedule below is for the Bellevue event, we will have the Everett chedule available soon.

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Special Guests


Our special guests in Everett should include KOMO's Consumerman, Herb Weisbaum and keynote speaker, Paul Merriman

Special Guests


Our special guests in Everett should include KOMO's Consumerman, Herb Weisbaum and keynote speaker, Paul Merriman

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Participants


A wide variety of retirement experts will be on hand to inform, enlighten you about the most important issues you might face in retirement.

Participants


A wide variety of retirement experts will be on hand to inform, enlighten you about the most important issues you might face in retirement.

SOME of the EXPERTS TEACHING at Bellevue Retiremeet

Don McDonald

Don has been an educator and advocate for individual investors since 1988. He hosted a popular national radio show on Business Radio Network for over 20 years and published the Don McDonald Moneyletter. He and his friend and partner, Tom Cock, founded the fee-only investment advisory firm, Vestory in 2009. Don also co-hosts Talking Real Money on KOMO Newsradio and publishes real investing journal, the only magazine in the country devoted to nothing but real investing.

Andy landis

Andy is one of the nation’s foremost authorities on Social Security and Medicare. Andy is the author of the bestselling book Social
Security: The Inside Story
, called the “Social Security bible." He is a regular blogger for the MarketWatch.com and has appeared on TV’s Fox Business News and PBS, and is a frequent radio guest. Andy has guided tens of thousands to abundant retirements while working at the Social Security Administration, AARP, multi-national corporations, and his own practice, Thinking Retirement. 

Harlan Accola

Harlan has been in the mortgage industry for over 20 years and has worked with all types of loans.  His specialty and favorite has always been working amongst the 62 plus age group with over 1,000 Reverse Mortgages which has been the most rewarding part of his career.   He is now the Reverse Mortgage Director for Fairway Independent Mortgage Corporation.

Rick gregoek

Through his firm, GREGOREK and ASSOCIATES, PLLC, Rick which offers a full line of legal to individuals, families, and closely held businesses.  Rick is licensed to practice law in Washington and Oregon.  He is a member of the American, Washington and Oregon Bar Associations and belongs to the Sections on Real Property, Probate & Trusts, Business Law, Guardianship and Elder Law.  He earned his JD from Seattle University.  He currently co-hosts Your Partner In Law on Seattle’s KIRO 97.3 FM and KTTH AM 770 every Sunday morning at 8:00.  Rick is a frequent speaker and lecturer.

HERB WEISBAUM

Herb Weisbaum “The Consumerman” is one of America’s top consumer experts helping people save money and avoid scams for more than 35 years. His Emmy award-winning reports have exposed everything from bogus investments to identity theft. Herb is a regular contributor to NBCNews.com. He also anchors the Midday News from 1-3pm on KOMO radio.

Appollo lupescu, phd

Apollo is responsible for communicating Dimensional Fund's academic foundations, investment beliefs and their applications for financial advisors and individual investors.  From the highly technical presentations to investment professionals around the world, to the visual and storytelling talks at advisor client events, he frequently illustrates an investment process that presents an alternative to the conventional management and indexing approaches.

 

TOM COCK

Tom has been in financial media for 30 years. For several years he was the host of the popular PBS television program, Serious Money. Tom helped build Merriman Capital into one of the premier fee-only invesment advisors in the country. In 2009, he founded the education-focused fee-only investment advisory, Vestory along with his long-time friend and associate, Don McDonald. In addition to his role of CEO at Vestory, Tom teaches numerous investing and retirementclasses  and co-hosts Talking Real Money every Saturday at noon on KOMO Newsradio.

DAN SOLIN

Dan is the New York Times bestselling author of the Smartest series of books, which include: The Smartest Investment Book You’ll Ever Read, The Smartest 401(k) Book You’ll Ever Read, The Smartest Retirement Book You’ll Ever Read, The Smartest Portfolio You’ll Ever Own. He is also the author of Does Your Broker Owe You Money? He blogs for The Huffington Post and Advisorperspectives.com. 

TINA HALL

Tina Hall has worked in the Senior Housing and Care field for over 10 years, both at retirement communities and as an Eldercare Advisor, educating and helping older individuals and their families understand the various types of housing and care options available, and how to access appropriate resources for whatever stage of life they are in.   She is a Certified Senior Advisor, a NEST Board member, a previous Senior Care Coalition Board president, and a very passionate advocate for seniors.