'SMART Retirement & Beyond' seminars offered

The State Retirement Board and ING Financial Advisors are presenting regional seminars to educate state employees on retirement issues.

The "SMART Retirement & Beyond" seminar will cover how to assess whether you can retire early; common mistakes people make and how to avoid them; when and how to withdraw from your investment; and how to maintain control of your retirement assets.

Area sessions will be held as follows:

Thursday, Oct. 12, 6-8 p.m., Berkshire Community College in Pittsfield, Susan B. Anthony Lounge.

Thursday, Nov. 2, 6-8 p.m., Quinsigamond Community College, Worcester, Harrington Library.

For information regarding these events, contact Cindy Gibbons cgibbons@tre.state.ma.us or (617) 367-6900.