Financial workshops

Our financial workshops are designed for those who want to increase their understanding of how to manage their own finances, increasing their financial confidence. Taught by Darien’s Karen Goersch, workshops vary by topic.

Upcoming Financial Workshops Workshop: Creating Your “Retirement Paycheck.” Investment and Financial Strategies to Help You Live the Life You Deserve.
Friday, March 31st
9:30am – 11:00am
DCA members $10 / public $20

During this seminar you’ll learn ways to determine how much income you will need in retirement, identify income sources that you can combine to create your “retirement paycheck,” and understand seven essential components of smart investing that can be applied during volatile periods and when markets are stable.

This session will be led by Karen Goersch, CPA, CRPC®, APMA®, Financial Advisor, Ameriprise Financial. Coffee and pastries will be offered.

Prepayment is required by Wednesday, March 29th. Minimum enrollment applies.

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Our instructor

Instructor Karen Goersch leads the DCA's Financial WorkshopsKaren Goersch, CPA, CRPC®

Karen is a Financial Advisor with Ameriprise Financial of Norwalk, CT. Karen is a registered rep and licensed Investment Advisor with Ameriprise Financial Services and brings a wealth of both corporate and personal financial experience from years working at Coopers & Lybrand and NYNEX (Verizon). Her philosophy is founded on helping clients understand their needs, building a personal financial plan and determining what investments are suitable for each client – from asset allocation strategy to income planning to individual investment selection.


Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc. offers financial advisory services, investments, insurance and annuity products. RiverSource® and Columbia Management ® products are offered by affiliates of Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc., Member FINRA and SIPC. Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc., 501 Merritt 7, First Floor, Norwalk, CT 06851.