Media Advisory - Media Roundtable with Dr. Sherry Cooper to Discuss her Latest Book, The New Retirement



    VANCOUVER, Jan. 22 /CNW/ - Members of the media are invited to join Dr.
Sherry Cooper, Chief Economist, BMO Capital Markets, for a discussion of her
new bestselling book, The New Retirement: How it will Change our Future.
    In the book, Dr. Cooper notes that with the boomer generation reaching
the traditional retirement age in the very near future, there will be
significant consequences for labour markets, the economy and financial markets
for decades to come. She examines the transition to late life and what it
takes to achieve a successful final third of your life, with observations on
finances, aging, health and lifestyle.
    The New Retirement: How it will Change our Future is currently listed as
Amazon.ca's number 1 bestselling book in the Personal Finance category and
number 4 on chapters.indigo.ca's Top 50 Online list.

    
    Details:

    When:           Thursday, January 24, 2008
                    9:00 a.m. PST

    Where:          Cowichan Room
                    The Westin Bayshore Hotel
                    1601 Bayshore Dr., Vancouver, BC
    

    Comments about Dr. Cooper and the book:

    "Sherry Cooper is a dynamo - bright, savvy - and literally redefines the
    way we view retirement and what lies ahead for us in this groundbreaking
    book."
    Don Tapscott, bestselling author of Wikinomics

    "As expected, the estimable economist Sherry Cooper provides sage
    financial advice to baby boomers contemplating their retirement. But
    surprise: she also draws from the latest literature in psychology and
    gerontology to offer wise counsel on how boomers can live the second half
    of their adult lives productively and in good health. Turns out we don't
    have to be millionaires for the best years of our lives to be the ones
    ahead of us."
    Michael Adams, bestselling author and president of the Environics group
    of research and communications consulting companies

    "With her usual combination of trenchant analysis and creative insight,
    Sherry Cooper draws a portrait that will redefine retirement and, indeed,
    society as we have come to know it."
    Allan Gregg, Chair, Harris/Decima Research

    "As one would expect, Sherry's latest book is crisp, clear, focused, and
    laser-like in its ability to answer the questions that all of us had
    better start asking. The New Retirement offers just the kind of analysis
    and insight that both informs us and jolts us into taking action."
    Pamela Wallin





For further information:

For further information: Media Contacts: BMO Financial Group: Laurie
Grant, laurie.grant@bmo.com, (604) 665-7596; Penguin Group (Canada): Debbie
Gaudet, debbie.gaudet@ca.penguingroup.com, (416) 928-2410; Internet:
www.bmo.com, www.penguin.ca


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