Purdue Extension workshop to focus on retirement, estate management

December 2, 2015  

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Purdue Extension is offering families a chance to learn more about retirement and estate management during two-day workshops at five Indiana locations starting in January.

Topics of "Planning for Retirement and Estate Management" include:

* Alternative funds for retirement.

* Planning possible long-term care.

* Accounting for "sweat equity" in business.

The first day of the workshop will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and includes lunch. The second day consists of a one-hour farm family meeting with the Farm Succession Planning Team.

Sessions will take place at the following locations and dates:

* Seymour: Community Foundation of Jackson County, 107 Community Drive; Jan. 12-13.

* Wabash: REMC Building, 350 Wedcor Ave.; Jan. 26-27.

* Danville: Hendricks County Extension Office, 1900 E. Main St.; Feb. 2-3.

* Evansville: Vanderburgh 4-H Center, 201 E. Boonville-New Harmony Road; Feb. 9-10.

* Rensselaer: Jasper County Fairgrounds, 2671 W. Clark St.; March 1-2.

Registration is due two weeks before each program. Cost is $150 for the first four family members and $15 for each additional member. Each family will be mailed a program packet. Registration forms are available at Purdue Center for Commercial Agriculture's website at www.agecon.purdue.edu/commercialag or at any Purdue Extension office.

For more information contact Denise Schroeder, Purdue Extension educator, at 219-984-5115 or schroedd@purdue.edu.

The North Central Risk Management Agency and the U.S. Department of Agriculture provided funding for the workshops. Partners include the Purdue Farm Succession Planning Team and the Purdue Women in Agriculture Team. 

Writer: Chelsea Clodfelder, 765-494-2722, cclodfel@purdue.edu 

Source: Denise Schroeder, 219-984-5115, schroedd@purdue.edu

Ag Communications: (765) 494-2722;
Keith Robinson, robins89@purdue.edu
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