Mark Snyder has nearly 35+ years of financial-advisory experience. Starting as an insurance representative on eastern Long Island, NY in 1971 he recognized the growing need for long-term independent financial advice and began reinventing his practice to focus on retirement planning. Today Snyder manages some $150 million for private individuals and their families. He's been quoted in numerous publications such as Investment News, Newsday New York and Crain's New York Business. He publishes a custom, quarterly newsletter, The Snyder Report, and recently participated in the Retirement Income Industry Association's new Retirement Management Analyst program to help individuals develop and maintain retirement income streams. With eight industry designations, has counseled individuals when retiring or changing jobs, expecting or inheriting a lump sum, or having to make critical decisions regarding a rollover of qualified funds from and IRA or pension distribution. Go to: www.markjsnyder.com.