Retirement Education and Resources

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Webinars, Podcasts and Tools

Fiscally Fit: For the Health of It!

“So many people spend their health gaining wealth and then have to spend their wealth to regain their health.”   A.J. Rob Materi

Since February 2013, Human Resources has welcomed employees to Fiscally Fit: For the Health of It, a 2 week educational program offering sessions related to getting in shape for retirement, both financially and physically.  Information from several of our 2015 sessions are available below:

Fidelity Investments

Am I Saving Enough? - A free interactive tool for all investors! 

Getting Guidance For Life - Get education, Fidelity’s insight, and answers to your top questions – no matter where you are in life.

Fidelity Investments offers videos and podcasts to give you the guidance you need to make smart decisions about your financial future. If you are enrolled in Fidelity Investments you can view:

  • Getting on the Right Path with Your Workplace Savings Plan (10 min)
  • Designing Your Financial Roadmap (24 min)
  • Creating a Plan for Lifetime Income in Retirement (25 min)
  • Building a Portfolio for Any Weather (16 min)

Use your log on information to access these resources at: https://workplaceservices400.fidelity.com/netbenefits/navstation/navigation

TIAA-CREF

Planning Tools & Calculators - Calculators and tools to review and plan for your financial goals.

Financial educational webinars can be done at your convenience, usually within 10 to 15 minutes! TIAA-CREF's web seminars provide a wide-range of information tailored to employees:

  • With 10 or more years before retirement. - Are You on Target?
  •  Just Starting Out.
  • Approaching Retirement - Ready Set Retire or Retirement Countdown.

Other seminars can assist you with a Tax-Smart Way to Save for Retirement or giving yourself an Investment Check-up. Go to http://www.tiaa-cref.org/public/advice-planning/webinars-seminars/index.html to learn more. 

Straightline

Planning and Calculators

Michigan Public School Employees Retirement System (MPSERS)

MPSERS offers opportunities to learn about your retirement pension and benefits:

Tutorials: PowerPoint with audio (available anytime, anywhere, and in 3 - 12 minutes)

  • Calculating Your Pension
  • Qualifying for Your Pension
  • Interactive Webinars: (they last about 2 hours, registration required)

  • Earning and purchasing service credit
  • Eligibility requirements
  • Calculating retirement benefits
  • Incentive and Reform Explanations
  • Insurance coverage
  • Questions and answers
  • For more information and links go to http://www.michigan.gov/orsschools/0,1607,7-206-55754---,00.html