I remember my mother working so hard at her factory job for 23 years, always living paycheck to paycheck. That motivated me to get my bachelor’s degree, get a salaried job with benefits. I was then given a 401(k) I didn’t understand, I asked my coworkers and they didn’t understand either! I was then referred to a financial representative who taught me how money works and how to understand that confusing retirement plan. I couldn’t believe after all these years of schooling I was NEVER taught the rules to the money game! I finally learned “The Rule of 72”, “The high cost of waiting”, “Buy Term & Invest the difference.”
I rushed home to my mother who only spoke Spanish. I asked her to show me her retirement plan, she surely should have one after 23 years… I thought.
It was then that I realizedI was in for the biggest shock of my life when my mother told me she didn’t have one at the age of 56!
That was the day I decided I was going to do something about it and start a business in this field! Almost four years later, Joel Velez, my husband and I became Regional Vice Presidents and opened the FIRST bilingual office in Lancaster PA.
We host weekly bilingual educational seminars and are training/licensing a team of Spanish speaking representatives. YOU deserve to know how money works no matter WHAT language you speak! We offer hope and opportunity. We do what’s right!”
By Nelly Velez
Primerica Financial Services