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Group benefits planning session

Learn about your CalSTRS benefits and services with the help of a CalSTRS benefits specialist in a secure, group session that covers:

  • Beneficiary options and how to leave a lifetime benefit to your loved ones.
  • How to purchase service credit and what happens to your unused sick leave.
  • Concurrent retirement—retiring from more than one California public retirement system.
  • Considerations pertaining to health benefits, Medicare and Social Security.

You’ll also receive personalized CalSTRS benefit estimates that you can review with the benefits specialist.

My First Steps with CalSTRS

Early to midcareer

Your CalSTRS lifetime monthly retirement benefit is an excellent start, but you’ll likely need more to meet your retirement income goal. Learn about the CalSTRS hybrid retirement system, retirement income goals to maintain your standard of living into retirement, how to calculate the gap between your CalSTRS benefit and your retirement income goal, and ways to close your retirement income gap in a confidential, yet interactive, small group setting with fellow educators.

CalSTRS and Your Retirement

Midcareer to near retirement

With the help of a CalSTRS benefits specialist in a confidential, yet interactive, small group setting with fellow educators, learn more about:

  • Beneficiary options and how to leave a lifetime benefit to your loved ones.
  • How to purchase service credit and what happens to your unused sick leave.
  • Concurrent retirement—retiring from more than one California public retirement system.
  • Considerations pertaining to health benefits, Medicare and Social Security.

You’ll also receive personalized CalSTRS benefit estimates that you can review with the benefits specialist.

Handouts

My Next StepsSocial Security, CalSTRS and YouDisability and Survivor Benefits: Coverage ADisability and Survivor Benefits: Coverage BThe Age FactorDefined Benefit Supplement Annuity Estimates

 

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