Founder of Sovereign Retirement Solutions, Paul Tarins, Supporting the Foundation for Seminole State College

Winter Park, FL -- Mr. Paul Tarins, founder of Sovereign Retirement Solutions of Winter Park Florida, will be lead instructor for the acclaimed Retirement Planning Today® educational course to be held in October at Seminole State College.

The course is taught over 2 evenings.  Enrollees can choose Tuesday or Thursday evenings.   Each session is 3 hours in length.  The first class session meets October 1, 2015.

The tuition is $49 per person or couple.  Because Mr. Tarins has agreed to waive any instructor remuneration, all tuition received for the program will benefit the Foundation for Seminole State College.  This is his 2nd year teaching the course.

More About The Educational Course:

The Retirement Planning Today® series was developed by the Financial Educators Network of Lake Oswego, OR.

Tarins provided his personal summary of the course; “A major focus is on establishing your retirement goals. We first help you determine the income you will need in retirement. With that in mind, you can calculate of the financial assets you will need to accumulate during your working years. Throughout, we also work on your practical considerations; debt, increasing cash flow, IRA strategies, taxes, estate planning and risk management. Overall, the program is designed to help you plan a successful retirement. As the saying goes; if you fail to plan you should plan to fail.”

The official offering brochure describes who should attend the course: “Retirement Planning Today® contains something for everyone. We address financial issues that pertain to the self-employed as well as employees of corporations and government agencies. The course is designed to teach you how to build wealth and align your money with your values to accomplish your goals in life. Whether you plan to retire 20 years from now or have just recently retired, the information you learn in this class can deliver rewards throughout your lifetime.”

Retirement Planning Today®  instructors, such as Paul Tarins, must be authorized by the Financial Educators Network (FEN).  The authorization process, as described on the FEN website is rigorous and only qualified and experienced financial professionals are approved.

FEN itself is described on their website, at, in the following quote; “Financial Educators Network (FEN) is an independent training and education company. We have developed our services to meet the needs of schools and organizations who want to complement and enhance their adult education programs.”

More About the Foundation for Seminole State College: (source:

“Created at the request of the College's first president Dr. Earl Weldon, the Foundation for Seminole State College is a not-for-profit, tax-exempt corporation established under Florida law in 1968. The activities, funds and resources produced by the Foundation are managed by a Board of Directors comprised of dedicated business and civic leaders. These men and women serve the Foundation without compensation, providing their time and talent to foster support for the College.

The Foundation's mission is to enhance Seminole State College's programs and services through the development and management of private contributions, public grants and community partnerships. The Foundation provides resources that support academic excellence, increased access and vital community outreach, which assists in the advancement of the institution, its students, and its faculty and staff.
The focus of the Foundation for Seminole State College is to increase its roles as the steward of relationships and funds; the facilitator of opportunities; and the messenger and model of Seminole State values and merit.”

About the Course Instructor Paul Tarins:

From; “Paul Tarins,RICP®, president and founder of Sovereign Retirement Solutions has been a resident of Central Florida for over twenty five years. He received his bachelor's degree in Economics from Florida State University. He began his career in 1998 acquiring experience in the financial services profession ranging from working for major financial institutions to working with smaller boutique broker dealers. This developed into a vision of owning a business that focused solely on providing honest, simple financial advice. The advice he provides is focused on a philosophy of sound and conservative principles that utilize a wide variety of financial products and services with a focus on cost efficient portfolios, asset distribution, and wealth preservation. “

As an investment advisor representative of Portfolio Medics, Paul acts in a fiduciary capacity, meaning he accepts fiduciary responsibility by acting in the legal best interest of his clients and putting his client's interests always ahead of our own.

Paul is a fully licensed Insurance Producer in the State of Florida. He has completed all course work for the Retirement Income Certified Professional designation through the American College of Financial services. “

Paul Tarins is not a Seminole State College faculty member.

About Sovereign Retirement Solutions

As described on the firm's website:
As an investment advisor representative of Portfolio Medics, Paul acts in a fiduciary capacity, meaning he accepts fiduciary responsibility by acting in the legal best interest of his clients and putting his client's interests always ahead of our own.
Risk management is an important part of our investment strategy. Our investment goals are to consistently achieve reasonable returns on investments over time based on a plan specifically created for the individual client. We prefer consistent and reasonable to sporadic and extreme. We will manage and monitor your assets unlike the typical financial advisor's one size fits all management approach.”

Investment advisory services are offered through a separate entity, Portfolio Medics, a registered investment advisor. Sovereign Retirement Solutions and Portfolio Medics are not affiliated. Sovereign Retirement Solutions provides insurance services to clients through Paul M Tarins LLC.

Paul Tarins
Sovereign Retirement Solutions
941 West Morse Boulevard
Suite 100
Winter Park, FL 32789
(407) 645-5804
[email protected]