About Tom Hegna

Tom Hegna: CLU, ChFC, CASL


Tom Hegna is an economist, author, and retirement expert. He has been an incredibly popular industry speaker for many years and is considered by many to be THE Retirement Income Expert!.

As a former First Vice President at New York Life, retired Lieutenant Colonel, and economist, Tom has delivered over 5,000 seminars on his signature "Paychecks and Playchecks" retirement approach, helping Baby Boomers and seniors retire the "optimal" way. He has condensed a large chunk of his considerable knowledge into 4 books.

  • Paychecks and Playchecks: Retirement Solutions for Life.
    This has sold over 120,000 copies around the world. The top-rated Kindle version has been the #1 best-seller in its category for over 2 years.

  • Retirement Income Masters: Secrets of the Pros.
    This book compiles the very best tricks of the trade from the very best retirement experts.

  • Paycheques and Playcheques: Retirement Solutions For Canadians.
    Tom has teamed up with Canadian financial advisors Steve Tate and Rob Gawthrop to share the math and science behind a successful retirement!

  • Don’t Worry, Retire Happy! Seven Steps to Retirement Security
    Tom's Latest book is based on his popular Public Television Special. Haven’t seen it? You can LEARN MORE HERE!

Tom specializes in creating simple and powerful retirement solutions. He has the unique ability to pump up a crowd, make people laugh and solve complex financial problems using easy-to-understand words, ideas and stories. He’s been featured in Business, Forbes, Money Rates, and many other leading publications. He is available to speak with businesses, government organizations, professional associations, financial professionals and their clients across the globe.

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