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Near Retirement Event

February 5–29

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.

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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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.

Register for an online webinar

Register for an in-person workshop

Call us at 800-228-5453 and select option 3 to register for one of the following in-person workshops.

San Diego

  • Friday, February 16, 2024, 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Santa Clara

  • Wednesday, February 21, 2024, 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.


  • Monday, February 26, 2024, 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.
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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My Retirement Decisions 

Prepare for the retirement you want by getting the information you need. Learn how to calculate your retirement benefit and how to choose your retirement date. Also discover more about beneficiary options, service retirement forms, your Defined Benefit Supplement account and working after retirement parameters.

Register for an online webinar

Register for an in-person workshop

Call us at 800-228-5453 and select option 3 to register for an in-person workshop.

San Diego

  • Friday, February 16, 2024, 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Spring Into Retirement with Pension2 

Have you heard the terms “403(b),” “TSA” or “retirement savings” and wondered what they mean or how they could potentially benefit you? This webinar explains how the CalSTRS Pension2® program can help you throughout your retirement. This voluntary component of the CalSTRS hybrid retirement system may seem optional, but for almost all employees, it’s crucial for ensuring a comfortable retirement–particularly for CalSTRS members hired after January 1, 2013.

You’ll also learn what roll over options you have for your Defined Benefit Supplement account and other qualified plans you may have, plus how to access your Pension2 funds when you’re ready to begin receiving distributions from your account.

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