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March 8, 2017 – America’s Retirement Crisis: How it Happened and How to Fix It

As more Americans than ever before approach retirement with inadequate savings in their 401(k) plans, the issue of retirement security is becoming a hot topic. What can be done to reform retirement plans so the next generation can avoid some of the pitfalls that plagued baby boomers, such as high fees, inadequate contributions and poor investment returns? Join an evening hosted by Blackstone and the New York Financial Writers’ Association that will explore the problems and solutions to America’s retirement crisis.

January 25, 2017 – Annual Membership Meeting

Save the date for the NYFWA's annual membership meeting, where you can meet the members of the organization's new board and raise any topics you would like to discuss with the general membership. And of course, don't forget about the light food and opportunity to see and catch-up with your fellow NYFWA members!

When: Wednesday, January 25th 6:30 p.m.
Where: Hilton New York Midtown, Concourse E

 

November 15, 2016 – From Journalist to Author: Creating Your Next (and Most Fun) Opportunity

Ever wish you could write something that is more creative? These journalists have done just that, and have published both fiction and nonfiction. Our panel members explain how they decided to write creatively, and explain what they did to get published.

Find out the secrets to their success, as well as the pitfalls they encountered. Learn what you can do to create your next career opportunity.

Jan Alexander

November 11, 2016 – The Financial Follies!

73rd Annual Dinner and Entertainment Gala

Financial Follies of 2016

Friday, the Eleventh of November Two Thousand Sixteen

At 7:30 PM

Cocktails at 6:30 PM

Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel

Metropolitan Ballroom

811 Seventh Avenue (between 52nd/53rd)

October 24th, 2016 – October Networking Night

Join your fellow NYFWA members for an evening of networking over drinks and appetizers. As always, there will be light appetizers and NYFWA members get their first two drinks free.
 

*This event is only open to members in good standing. Guests may attend for a $15 fee, which must be paid in advance.

When: Monday, October 24th, 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

October 13, 2016 – The Economist’s Finance Disrupted Conference

The wave of fintech disruption sweeping through the financial services industry is approaching a critical phase. Finance Disrupted will explore what the digital revolution means for finance and the broader economy. 

October 3, 2016 – First Follies Rehearsal

Monday, Oct 3 – 6 p.m. -9 p.m. at Ripley-Grier, 520 8th Ave

Wed, Oct 5 - 6 p.m. -9 p.m.. at Ripley-Grier, 520 8th Ave

Mon, Oct. 10th – NO REHEARSAL/COLUMBUS DAY

Wed, Oct 12 - 6 p.m. -9 p.m. at Ripley-Grier, 520 8th Ave

Mon, Oct 17  - 6 p.m. -9 p.m. at Ripley-Grier, 520 8th Ave

Wed, Oct 19 - 6 p.m. -9 p.m. at Ripley-Grier, 520 8th Ave

Mon, Oct 24 - 6 p.m. -9 p.m. at Ripley-Grier, 520 8th Ave

Wed, Oct 26 - 6 p.m. -9 p.m. at Ripley-Grier, 520 8th Ave

Mon, Oct 31 - 6 p.m. -9 p.m. at Ripley-Grier, 520 8th Ave

September 19, 2016 – From Journalist to Entrepreneur: Creating Your Next (and Biggest) Moneymaking Opportunity

With traditional journalism jobs disappearing, it’s more than likely that the challenge to earn a living is a lot higher than when you started your career. Instead of looking for employment, sometimes there are opportunities to parlay the expertise gained from covering business and finance to creatre you own company -which is exactly what panelists Charlie Welsh, Gabriel DeSanctis and Christian Murray each managed to do.

July 31, 2016 – The Common Ground Committee’s Debate on Tax Reform in Nantucket, MA

NYFWA members are invited to attend a debate on tax reform featuring former Congressman Barney Frank.

Common Ground Committee, a non-profit group dedicated to fostering civil discourse and finding common ground on controversial policy issues, is holding a public forum Sunday, July 31 at 8 pm on the topic, “Finding Common Ground on Taxes.” The forum will be held at the Unitarian Meeting House at 11 Orange St. in Nantucket, MA

July 31, 2016 – Picnic in Central Park

Don’t let the dog days of summer get you down. Instead, why not gather with your friends and family, along with some of your fellow NYFWA members, for a picnic in Central Park. We’ll supply the food and snacks, we just ask that everyone please bring their own beverages. We hope you can join us! And feel free to bring along prospective members.

When: July 31 at 1 p.m.

Where: The “pool” area of Central Park (101st Street & Central Park West)

RSVP: contact@nyfwa.org

 

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