Preparing to Retire

This PDF booklet contains crucial steps to a smooth transition into retirement. Feel free to download and print. If you are unable to print, contact the Benefits Office at (989) 774-3661 to have a copy sent to you.

Preparing to Retire for 403(b) Basic Retirement Plan - pdf version 

Preparing to retire for MPSERS plan - pdf version

  • Social Security - Eligibility details and contact information for Social Security benefits.
  • Medicare - Link to Medicare's comprehensive and informative web site.
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    Contact ​Retirement Vendors

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    Schedule an individual counseling session on campus: or call 1-800-732-8353
    Select Michigan and then look for appointments under Central Michigan University
    Fidelity Investments
    Customer Service: 1-800-343-0860
    Schedule an individual counseling session on campus: Call Fidelity's toll free number at: 1-800-642-7131 or go online and register at:
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