Education Calendar

MPERA provides informative workshops for its members who are either new to the workforce, seeking ways to supplement their retirement and/or ready to retire after years of hard work.

Click on the webinar you wish to attend about 5 to 10 minutes before the scheduled start time to enter the workshop and sign in as a guest. You do not need a password.

OCTOBER 2014

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New to PERS? Learn more about your options.
11:30 am

Ready to supplement your pension? Learn more about the Deferred Compensation 457(b) Plan.
3:00 pm

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MPERA is closed for Columbus Day!

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Ready to retire as a member of PERS?
11:30 am

One day you will retire - but how?
3:00 pm

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Are you a city police officer who is ready to retire? -
11:30 am

Grab your duct tape and stick to your budget.
1:00 pm

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Are you a Sheriff's deputy or detention officer who is ready to retire? -
11:30 am

Stocks, bonds, cash equivalents - what does it all mean?
noon

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National Save for Retirement Week

Ready to retire as a member of PERS?
11:30 am

One day you will retire - but how?
3:00 pm

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National Save for Retirement Week

Grab your duct tape and stick to your budget.
11:30 am

New to PERS? Learn more about your options.
3:00 pm

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National Save for Retirement Week

Ready to retire as a member of PERS?
11:30 am

Protecting your retirement savings.
3:00 pm

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National Save for Retirement Week

457 Enrollment
1:00 pm

Curious about the fundamentals of investment options?
3:00 pm

Ready to retire as a member of PERS?
6:30 pm

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National Save for Retirement Week

New to PERS? Learn more about your options.
11:30 am

Retirement planning for women.
3:00 pm

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Ready to expand your (457b) Deferred Compensation plan?
11:30 am

New to PERS? Learn more about your options.
3:00 pm

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Riding the wave of market volatility.
3:00 pm

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Ready to retire as a member of PERS?
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Presented by MPERA

Are you new to PERS? - It's never too early to plan your future. This seminar will provide you with an overview of the retirement plan options available to you. Plan for your future today! (30-40 minutes)

Ready to retire as a member of (PERS)? - Are you a (PERS) Defined Benefit member who is ready to retire within the next 5 years? If so, attend our Ready to Retire webinar to get information you need to make fully informed decisions about; preparing for retirement, retirement eligibility, purchasing service credit, and the retirement process. (45-50 minutes)

(GWPORS)-Steps to Retirement - Are you a Game Wardens and Peace Officers Retirement System member who is ready to retire within the next 5 years? If so, attend our GWPORS-Steps to Retirement presentation to get information you need to make fully informed decisions about; preparing for retirement, retirement eligibility, purchasing service credit, and the retirement process. (45-50 minutes)

(SRS) Steps to Retirement - Are you a Sheriffs Retirement System member who is ready to retire within the next 5 years? If so, attend our SRS-Steps to Retirement presentation to get information you need to make fully informed decisions about; preparing for retirement, retirement eligibility, purchasing service credit, and the retirement process. (45-50 minutes)

Are you a City Police Officer who is ready to retire - Are thinking about retirement in the next 5 years? Attend this webinar to help you make informed decisions about; preparing for retirement, retirement eligibility, purchasing service credit, and the retirement process. (45-50 minutes)

Are you leaving employment and not retiring - Learn more about the options and the advantages of leaving your contributions on account with MPERA.(25-30 minutes)

NEO - New Employee Orientation

Presented by Great -West Financial

Gen X'er are you ready to retire? - MTV was new and everyone wanted to be a Jedi. Today- MTV has changed and Luke had to get a real job but saving for retirement has not changed. You still have time to “Use the Force” and learn more about saving for retirement by participating in this webinar. (15-20 minutes)

Grab the duct tape and stick to your budget! - Learn how to budget and or gain new strategies that will guide you on the road of financial success. (15-20 minutes)

Strategizing for the future with your Deferred Compensation 457(b) plans - Learn more about; creating a retirement savings goal, allocating investments among the asset classes, diversifying investment options and reviewing your portfolio periodically. (20-25 minutes)

Ready to withdraw and you are a Defined Contribution or Deferred Compensation participant? - Whether you are moving on to a new position or severing employment, these decisions are important and require some planning. You will discover; options available, tax consequences and benefits of maintaining your money in a tax-deferred investment. (20-25 minutes)

Curious about the Fundamentals of Investment Options? - Take advantage of this webinar and learn about the wide range of diversified and cost-effective investment choices in the Deferred Compensation and Defined Contribution plans. (15-20 minutes)

Ready to expand your Deferred Compensation 457(b)? - Thinking about ways to increase your return for the future? This webinar explores the guidelines for a healthy financial future in your 457. (15-20 minutes)

Stocks, bonds, Cash Equivalents- oh my! What does it all mean? - Are you asking yourself this same question? Get all your questions answered and much more while enhancing your investment knowledge. (15-20 minutes)

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Riding the wave of Market Volatility - Trying to figure out the “rollercoaster” of Wall Street? Learn more about developing a plan to manage risk and negotiate this financial ride. (20-25 minutes)

Learn more about what it means to be a “Baby Boomer” and your retirement - TCreate a map as a "boomer" by learning how to achieve financial freedom during retirement by planning, understanding the social security impact and much more. (20-25 minutes)

Seeking a way to Supplement your Retirement- learn more about the Deferred Compensation 457(b) Plan - Many of us envision retirement as a reward for years of dedication and hard work, but did you know that experts predict you will need to replace at least 77%-94% of your pre-retirement income? The state of Montana Deferred Compensation 457(b) plan can help you reach your retirement goal. It's easy. You can enroll for as little as $10/month and your contributions are made pre-tax through payroll deductions. Plan for your future today! (30-35 minutes)

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