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Principles of Retirement - Course IV - Financial Wellness

Course Summary

The purpose of the Financial Wellness course is to help employees with NAD Church employment careers to understand the importance of prudent personal financial management. Participants will be encouraged to look over the financial horizon in order to provide for a modest and sustainable standard of living. This course will cover common subjects of Financial Wellness including Debt Management, Saving, Investment Principles and Planning Tools. The content for this course has been developed by Del Johnson, Administrator of the Plans from 1999 until his retirement at the end of 2016 along with colleagues, Raymond Jimenez, Lyn Wick, Lisa Turpen, Beth Roberts and Edwin Romero. Johnson has been providing half-day seminars in various Union and Conference territories on Retirement Planning.

What do I need to know?

The purpose of this course is to encourage current denominational employees to develop a prudent financial plan in order to fulfill biblical counsel on personal management. This course is worth 0.1 CEUs.

What will I learn in this course?

You will evaluate your current level of Financial Wellness, and you will understand the decisions you need to make now to improve.

About the Instructor

Del Johnson earned undergraduate degrees in Theology and Business Administration from Southern Adventist University and a master's in Health Administration from Loma Linda University. He spent 17 years as a missionary in Asia in treasury and healthcare. He administered denominational retirement plans covering the countries of the Far Eastern Division, and upon returning to the United States, served in the NAD Retirement Plan for 21 years. After 41 years of denominational service, Del retired to Eugene, Oregon, where he enjoys spending time with his family and three cats. He continues to be employed on a part-time basis by the NAD Retirement Plan. He and his wife Andee have two grown sons and four grandchildren.


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