Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Retirement Plans

Anyone annoyed or worried by the relentless TV and print ads implying that your best hope for a”brilliant” financial future rests upon hiring a corporate financial advisor, this episode is for you. Advertisers can’t promise specific results because that’s against the law, but they sure know how to use fear and greed to their advantage. John Oliver shows how saving for retirement means navigating a potential minefield of high fees and bad advice.

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Show date: Jun 12, 2016 (HBO)

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Michael Grodsky

Michael Grodsky, AIF, is founder of Artist Insurance Services, providing unbiased education and access to health insurance for Californians. He is a board member for Side Street Projects, a nonprofit artist-run organization, and is an insurance and financial planning specialist for GYST, an artist-run company providing information and technology solutions for artists. Michael’s Health Insurance 101 workshops have been hosted by non-profit organizations throughout Los Angeles County. He leads the ‘Health Insurance 101’ monthly informational workshop at the Cancer Support Community-Benjamin Center.