Being a student at National, I am surrounded by other
complementary medicine fields as well as student organizations
formed to support their field of medicine. Many of these clubs have
professionals from their field come to the school to present on a
topic within their specialty. This is a good opportunity for
students to gather information or ask questions to practicing
professionals as well as learn new things.
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SACA (Student American Chiropractic Association) offered a
seminar by Prudential Insurance. Two Prudential representatives
came to National to talk about what the Prudential Insurance
Company offers to individuals as well as business owners.
Working for a bank for eight years, I am well read on the
subjects they presented but still learned something new. The
seminars included topics on different types of insurance and
investing for the future. They also provided brochures on crucial
business phases and tips to handle them.
It's crucial for everyone to start saving early for retirement
because the more time you are invested, the more your money will
double. The gentleman referred to this as the "rule of 72" - 72
divided by your rate of return will equal the years it will take
your money to double. That's why it's crucial to start early even
if you are only contributing small amounts.
It's also important to diversify your money so it has a better
opportunity to grow. The presenters also explained how to save
while deferring taxes from the interest you earn. They discussed
the many different types of insurance one may want or need,
especially in this economy when there seems to be many without a
job. They even explained how to protect your estate in the
This was one of the many presentations offered by the clubs at
school. I missed a topic on gluten sensitivity and the brain
offered by P.E.D.S (the pediatric club) because I had class. Maybe
As a student at National you have many opportunities to broaden
your knowledge for free.