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Crowd Turns Out At Ridgefield Library For Book Talk By Jane Bryant Quinn

From left, Laurie McGavin Bachmann of the Ridgefield Library; Jane Bryant Quinn; Lesley Lambton, of the Ridgefield Library; and Terry Bearden-Rettger from Books on the Common in Ridgefield at a Sunday book talk and signing at the Ridgefield Library.
From left, Laurie McGavin Bachmann of the Ridgefield Library; Jane Bryant Quinn; Lesley Lambton, of the Ridgefield Library; and Terry Bearden-Rettger from Books on the Common in Ridgefield at a Sunday book talk and signing at the Ridgefield Library. Photo Credit: Carll Tucker

RIDGEFIELD, Conn. -- A crowd turned out on a sunny but chilly Sunday at the Ridgefield Library to hear about retirement planning from prominent financial journalist Jane Bryant Quinn .

Quinn shared her own family's stories of aging, told a few jokes and talked about her new book, "How to Make Your Money Last: The Indispensable Retirement Guide," was recently released. it offered for sale with a signature with help from Terry Bearden-Rettger from Books on the Common in Ridgefield.

Quinn, a best-selling author and the founding editorial director of Daily Voice, says the book has been on her mind for several years. "There are tons of books on retirement lifestyle advice and lots of books on how to invest in retirement, but there wasn't a book on how to turn whatever savings you have into a reliable income for life," she said.

Her book addresses those concerns, offering ideas and recipes for increasing the income you get from your savings and investments, maintaining that income for life, and simple tools such as index mutual funds and immediate pay annuities.

If you missed the talk, don't despair. Quinn will also speak Sunday, Feb. 14, 2 p.m., at the Trumbull Library , 33 Quality St. Call 203-452-5197 for more information.

For more financial advice, go to www.janebryantquinn.com .

You can also check out a podcast of Quinn's talk at the the Fairfield Public Library last month. You can listen at your leisure and even download it onto your own device.

Click here to listen to the podcast or to download it from the Fairfield Public Library website.

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