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    This presentation reviews the current state of the economy and the investing markets and highlights actionable investment strategies to help investors stay committed to their long-term financial goals. We will compare the current equity market characteristics to previous periods and then help set realistic expectations.  We will review three specific investment strategies (buy and hold, regular investing and diversification) and provide words of wisdom to help investors stay the course.

    Date:                 Wednesday, September 20, 2017

    Presenter:         Michael J. Hagelgans, AIFA, RIA

    Michael serves as an ERISA 3(21) or 3(38) Fiduciary to retirement plan clients in many industries.  He is one of a select few advisors in the country certified as an Accredited Investment Fiduciary Analyst (AIFA), which demonstrates the knowledge and experience to assess a retirement plan committee’s conformity to a Global Fiduciary Standard of Excellence.  He specializes in plan
    design, developing employee education programs, regulatory compliance and helping retirement plan fiduciaries meet their responsibilities by providing extensive independent vendor and investment manager evaluations and measuring risk adjusted performance of investments


    The preferred method of registering is through the website  and click on the link “Meeting On-line Registration” or RSVP to Christine McCullough by Friday, September 15, 2017.


    Breakfast Buffet will be served

    Cancellations must be received by noon on Monday, September 18th or you will be invoiced the cost of meeting

    Garden State Council SHRM


    October 15 – 17, 2017
    Atlantic City, NJ

    This year’s GSC-SHRM Conference & Expo, scheduled for October 15th – 17th, 2017, marks the 26th  anniversary of this important event.  We hope that you will join us at the largest Human Resource professional development and networking event in New Jersey.

    Programming for the Conference & Expo will include three keynote addresses, mega sessions and over 65 concurrent educational sessions with topics ranging from HR strategy and talent acquisition to employment laws and leadership development.  As always, integrated throughout the event will be the opportunity to visit with more than 60 conference partners, sponsors and exhibitors, who offer valuable services that can ease the challenges you face on a daily basis.  

    Southern Shore chapter members receive a $50 reimbursement from the chapter!  Just submit your receipt to chapter Treasurer, Mike Hagelgans.

    To register or for more information go to

    Save the Dates!

    Meetings will be the third Wednesday of the month except for December, which will be the second Wednesday. 

    Breakfast meetings will start with registration and networking at 8:00 AM followed by the presentation at 8:30 AM.  Dinner meetings will start with registration and networking at 5:30 PM; program will start at 6:00 PM.

    October 18, 2017        Breakfast Meeting

    Wednesday                 Greate Bay Country Club


    November 15, 2017    Breakfast Meeting

    Wednesday                 Greate Bay Country Club


    December 13, 2017    Dinner Meeting

    Wednesday                 TBD


    January 17, 2018        Breakfast Meeting     

    Wednesday                 Point Diner


    February 21, 2018      Dinner Meeting

    Wednesday                 TBD


    March 21, 2018           Breakfast Meeting

    Wednesday                 Greate Bay Country Club


    April 18, 2017              Breakfast Meeting

    Wednesday                 Greate Bay Country Club


    May 16, 2017              Dinner Meeting

    Wednesday                 TBD