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Near Retirement Event

February 6–28

Understanding your CalSTRS benefits is important as you approach retirement. Register today for one or more of these webinars that will help you decide if it’s a good time for you to retire, the decisions you’ll need to make, what to expect in retirement, and how to protect your income once you’re retired.

Retire Now or Later 

Are you trying to decide when to retire? Have you been offered a retirement incentive? If you want to better understand your retirement options and calculate your own retirement estimates, this webinar is for you. With the guidance of a CalSTRS benefit specialist, you’ll learn how to:

  • Access CalSTRS’ online resources. 
  • Log in to your myCalSTRS account and access your Retirement Progress Report.
  • Use the CalSTRS Retirement Benefits Calculator to generate retirement estimates. 
  • Determine if you can retire now or later.

You’ll be using myCalSTRS during this webinar, so be sure you’re registered and that your account information is up to date.

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Am I Saving Enough? 

Once you retire from CalSTRS, you'll receive a monthly pension. Yet saving additional money for retirement is an essential part of reaching your retirement savings goal. Learn how to find a balance between your guaranteed income from CalSTRS and saving enough on your own to retire comfortably.

Designed for midcareer educators, this webinar will provide you with a few scenarios to help you understand how long you may need to work and how much money you may need to save to achieve the retirement you desire.

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Near Retirement: Learn and Discover 

Retirement will be here soon. Are you prepared? As a CalSTRS member, you have access to valuable tools, resources and services assisting you throughout the planning and decision process. Register today and learn how to:

  • Use the online tools found throughout and in your myCalSTRS account
  • Understand and make use of your Retirement Progress Report
  • Provide money for a loved one after your passing
  • Estimate your future retirement benefit using our online calculator

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Protect Your Future 

Many retirees underestimate their retirement income and expenses. Being realistic, planning ahead and learning ways to mitigate common obstacles, including inflation, scams and rising health care costs, can help you make sure your money lasts throughout your retirement.

In this webinar, you’ll learn how to identify your income sources, ways to reduce the risks of underestimating your expenses and strategies for withdrawing your invested dollars. You’ll also get a step-by-step guide to choosing a financial professional.

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Protecting Your Loved Ones 

As you plan for your future, remember your loved ones with CalSTRS survivor benefits.

As a CalSTRS Defined Benefit Program member, you have choices for protecting your loved ones after your passing regardless of whether your death occurs before or after you retire from CalSTRS. Join us in this webinar to learn about your lifetime benefit, the one-time benefit and the default benefits built into the program. You’ll understand the choices you have, when to make those choices and how those choices will affect your loved ones.

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