Mid-Career Workshops

Attend a Workshop or Group Benefits Planning Session

Overview

As a mid-career CalSTRS member, we suggest the below workshops and group benefits planning session. Learn how to make the most of your CalSTRS membership below.

Sign up for CalSTRS workshops

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Group Benefits Planning Session

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Explore your CalSTRS benefits and services with the help of a CalSTRS benefits specialist in a confidential, yet interactive, small group setting with fellow educators.

The CalSTRS and Your Retirement group session covers:

  • Your personalized CalSTRS benefit estimates.
  • 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.

Advance registration is required.

Simply call 800-228-5453 and select option 3.

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Pension2

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Identify smart way to save more for your future.

Looking for a smart way to save more for your future? In this Pension2 workshop, you’ll learn:

  • How much of your retirement income will come from your CalSTRS monthly benefit.
  • Determine the gap between your CalSTRS benefit and your retirement income goal.
  • See why it pays to start a 403(b) or 457(b) account sooner rather than later.
  • Learn how Pension2’s Easy Choice Portfolios can simplify your investing decisions.
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My Retirement Benefits

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We get it. Planning for retirement is probably not at the top of your to-do list right now. That’s why we created the “My Retirement Benefits” workshop—to give you the information and tools you need now within a quick two-hour timeframe.

In this workshop, you’ll learn:

  • How to calculate your CalSTRS monthly retirement benefit.
  • How to calculate your retirement income gap and ways you can bridge it.
  • The steps to take now to increase your retirement benefit.
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Plan for Your Future

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It’s not too early to start planning for your future. Picturing specifics will help you prepare the best plan to accomplish your goals.

In this workshop, you’ll learn:

  • How to create an action plan for your retirement picture.
  • How to identify your expenses in retirement and how they’ll likely change over time.
  • About Medicare basics and Social Security offsets.
  • Strategies for managing your current and future expenses.