PLYMOUTH, Minnesota — Planning for retirement? There are many road blocks to achieving a successful retirement. If you are in the Sandwich Generation, you face all the usual obstacles of “how do I replace my paycheck” and “how do I best file for social security?” Additionally, this group must also figure out how to care for aging parents while often paying for their children’s college. Recent studies reveal more than half of Americans have little saved for retirement. That's according to GoBankingRates.com.

Twin Cities veteran wealth advisor Scott Wardell is the author of Retiring In Turbulent Times. Wardell, says with a little creative design in their income, many people can find retirement available and accessible where they often thought it was impossible. Wardell shares the three big levers for retirement planning. They include: considering and figuring out a hybrid retirement, maximizing your social security income, and converting your retirement savings from accumulation mode to distribution mode.

Scott Wardell will sign copies of Retiring In Turbulent Times. He has three upcoming book events.The public is invited.

 Barnes & Noble

                 Galleria, Edina

                 Monday, June 17 at 6:30 p.m.

          

Barnes & Noble

                   Eden Prairie Center

                   Sunday, June 23 at 1 p.m.

Barnes & Noble

                   Mankato

                   Sunday, June 23 at 1 p.m.