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40% of U.S. workers have saved
less than $25,000 for retirement.*

*2019 Retirement
Confidence Survey, EBRI

Only 42% of Americans know how
much money to save for retirement.*

*2019 Retirement Confidence Survey, EBRI

43% of retirees left
the workforce earlier
than planned.*

*2019 Retirement
Confidence Survey, EBRI

Our Qualifications

Robert Brooks has been in the financial services industry since 1979 and private practice since 1984. He is the Principal and Managing Director of The Financial Group, a Registered Investment Adviser firm, and is also a Registered Investment Advisor Representative of the firm. Robert attended the University of Southern California (1975-1977, Political Science) and California State University, Fullerton (1977-1979, Economics).

Robert's registrations and licenses include FINRA (Financial Industry Regulatory Authority) registration Series 7, Series 6, Series 65, Series 63, and California Variable Contracts license, as well as California Life Insurance license.

Robert is also an instructor for and has taught the four-week Financial Strategies for Successful Retirement® seminar on retirement planning and money management, conducted at Mt. San Antonio College (Walnut, California) and California State Polytechnic University, Pomona (Pomona, California), since 1997.

Robert resides in Southern California with his wife of 37 years, Sue, and they have two grown children - and he enjoys sports, especially golf, and the beach.