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Retirement Workshop Continue; Next Set for Oct. 7, Nov. 18

Published: October 1, 2009

Benefits Services will be conducting ongoing two-hour retirement workshops for CSULB CalPERS members, presented by members of the Benefits Services office.

“Understanding Your CalPERS Retirement Benefits” workshops:

— Friday, Sept. 18, 2-4 p.m., Information Technology Services’ lab in Brotman Hall Room 180
— Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2-4 p.m., Information Technology Services’ lab in Brotman Hall Room 180

Subjects to be covered include an overview of the CalPERS program and an introduction to information available on their Web site. Participants will be guided through the navigation of the CalPERS Web site and assisted in accessing the CalPERS online retirement calculator, service credit purchase information and the annual member statement, and information on benefits at retirement and the CalPERS retirement application process.

“Planning Your Retirement Workshop” workshops:

— Thursday, Aug. 20, 2-4 p.m., Karl Anatol Center, Academic Services (AS) Bldg.
— Wednesday, Oct. 7, 10 a.m.-noon., Pyramid Annex Conference Center

Presented by CalPERS, this workshop is ideal for members within five years of retirement and will cover how retirement benefits are calculated, how to maximize benefits, steps to take prior to retiring and how to complete the retirement form. There is no registration required, but seating is limited.

For additional information on either workshop contact Benefits Services at 562/985-2381.