National Foundation Expands to raise Financial Awareness on the West Coast
National foundation expands to raise financial awareness on the West Coast
Darren Vilardo named West Coast director for the Foundation for Financial Education
Inland Empire, Calif. – Independent financial advisor and radio personality Darren Vilardo has partnered with the Foundation for Financial Education to respond to the urgent need to spread financial literacy to communities throughout the West Coast.
Vilardo, who is president of Rancho Cucamonga-based Inland Retirement Advisors and host of “Money Talks” on Astor Broadcast’s AM 1510 and AM 1450, has been named director of west coast operations for the national nonprofit foundation also known as F3E, whose goal is to spread financial literacy by bring educational resources directly to the public.
“By leading the F3E effort on the West Coast, I can put my expertise to work and help people in local communities better understand the financial world and how to navigate it,” said Vilardo.
As an F3E partner and presenter, Vilardo will offer educational workshops to community groups, businesses, churches, educational institutions, municipalities and other organizations throughout the region at no cost. Workshop topics can include basic financial planning and mapping, retirement planning, estate planning, wealth management, financial pitfalls, real estate opportunities, key investment strategies and issues, college planning strategies, tax planning, IRA and 401K rollovers, credit restoration and federal benefits.
Any groups or businesses interested in organizing a free 20 to 40-minute workshop on any of these topics can contact Vilardo at (888) 648-9524, or Darren@F3Eonline.org.
“We are glad to finally have a presence on the West Coast, and even more excited to have the right person representing the foundation,” said Jonathan Lee, founder and CEO of F3E.
F3E has helped thousands of individuals become more financially stable and has served hundreds of organizations including the FBI, ATF, National Weather Service, Lockheed Martin, U.S. Army, Rotary Club, Staples, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Mid-Atlantic Federal Credit Union, Hughes and Johns Hopkins University.
Headquartered in Rockville, MD, F3E partners with leading industry experts throughout the nation and currently serves the Mid-Atlantic, Northeast, Gulf Coast and now the West Coast region. Vilardo is a California native with more than 15 years experience in the financial services industry. He has worked for several leading Wall Street firms and in 2010 founded Inland Retirement Advisors, a financial advisory and investment management firm that specializes in retirement planning. Vilardo is also host of two radio programs, “Money Talks” and “Income for Life,” which air on AM 1510 (Inland Empire and Orange County) and AM 1450 (San Diego), Southern California’s newest business and financial talk radio stations.
For more information about the F3E visit www.F3Eonline.org.