Karen Goersch, a private wealth manager with Price Financial Group LLC in Wilton, will help investors navigate their options at a workshop at 1 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 28, at the Darien Community Association, 274 Middlesex Road.

"Investing 101: A Guide to Your Investment Options" will explore strategies for informed investing and provide professional tips for ensuring investment and long-term goals are achieved. The topics to be covered are the effects of inflation and compounding; identifying goals and time horizons; risk tolerance and understanding the relationship between risk and return; types of investments -- cash alternatives, bonds, stocks and funds; investment methods, such as dollar cost averaging; and asset allocation.

Goersch, a former CPA, is a registered representative with LPL Financial and a licensed investment adviser with Private Advisor Group LLC, and has both corporate and personal financial experience from years working at Coopers & Lybrand and NYNEX (Verizon).

The cost is $10 for members, $20 for nonmembers. Seating is limited to 50. Reservations are requested, and can be made by emailing info@dariendca.org or calling 203-655-9050. For information, visit dariendca.org.

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