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Hope Is Not A Strategy, Avoid Disaster By Backing Up Your Digital Life - AAII Presentation

Event Description

Financial security goes beyond saving, investing, insurance and fraud prevention. As we manage more of our lives via computers and handheld devices, we need to be sure we can recover from catastrophic failures. The key is proper backup planning and discipline.

By attending the March 21st meeting you will learn:

  • ​Why you should backup and what approaches you should consider
  • Local backup hardware options
  • Local backup software options
  • Backing up to the cloud – pluses and minuses
Speaker's Biography:

Scott has been the Madison AAII Subgroup Organizational leader for the last three years. He earned a BS in Mechanical Engineering, with a minor in business finance from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. During his junior and senior years, he was selected to be one of the few undergraduate teaching assistants. Prior to retiring in 2010, Scott held multiple positions, at multiple companies, combining engineering, sales, marketing and management; advancing to the executive management level. Scott's investing experience covers 40+ years, including over 30 years of using computer software as part of the investing process. Scott has used and programmed computers since 1972, including teaching classes on data asset management, digital photo editing and backup methodology.​

Sponsored by American Association​ of Individual Investors, Madison Subgroup.

Event Type


Education Topic

Portfolio Management

Start Time

3/21/2018 6:00 PM

End Time

3/21/2018 8:00 PM





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Event Region


Location Info

Sequoya Branch of the Madison Public Library
4340 Tokay Blvd.
Madison, WI  53711

Enter the library from either Tokay Blvd or from Midvale Shopping Center's parking lot.​​


Scott Snyder

CE Credits


SER Credit




Member Price

No Charge

Non-Member Price

No Charge

Candidate Price

No Charge


​For more information contact Scott Snyder
   608.609.1762 |

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