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Educational Webinars


Webinar Calendar

 

Webinars hosted by MPERA (see descriptions below)

March

 

Webinars hosted by Empower Retirement (see descriptions below)

February - April

Webinars presented by MPERA

Are you a new employee in the PERS system? - If so, then take advantage of this opportunity to learn more about the pension choices. Our education experts will discuss the ins and outs of the Defined Benefit and Defined Contribution plans to help you choose a plan for your future. (30-40 minutes)

Retirement on your radar within the next 5, 10 or 15 years? - If you are a PERS member who is 5, 10 or 15 years away from retirement, this webinar is for you. Now is the time to learn more about the calculation, service purchases and retirement eligibility. Our team of training experts will guide you on path of 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

Webinars presented by Empower Retirement

Distribution Options: Know before you go...Whether you’re ready to retire or just taking your career down a new path, let's review your withdrawal options!

Gen X Retirement Planning: Neon spandex. Acid wash jeans. Molly Ringwald. Big hair. Pagers. Mullets. Cassette tapes. Feeling nostalgic yet? Then you are Gen X, born between 1960 and 1980 and retirement is knocking on your door! Join us to make sure you're prepared!

Basic Investment Education: What is a diversified portfolio? What is risk vs. return? How conservative or aggressive is your portfolio? Should you be invested in cash, bonds, or equities?  Join us to answer these questions and more when it comes to building a great investment strategy for retirement!

Enroll in Deferred Comp: You hear it whispered in the office break room. You've seen fliers and emails about it. Now find out what Deferred Comp is all about. Join us for a webinar to learn all about your 457b Deferred Comp Plan, why it matters, and how it can help you retire successfully.

Baby Boomer Retirement Planning: Rotary phones. The five-and-dime. Telephone operators. Spam. Typewriters. TV's with actual knobs. Baseball cards. Are you feeling nostalgic yet? Then you are a Baby Boomer, born between 1945 and 1965 and retirement is knocking on your door! Join us to make sure you're prepared!

Increase your Contributions: You joined the plan a while ago and started contributing at the minimum rate. You've received a few raises over the years but have never increased your contribution rate. Spend some time with us in this webinar to see how increasing your contributions (even by a small amount) can result in a big difference at retirement!

Market Volatility: Whoa, did you see what happened with the stock market yesterday? Were you expecting that? Check out this webinar to learn why market volatility IS expected and why it’s actually GOOD for your retirement plan.

Build an Investment Strategy: You joined the plan a while ago and set up your investments, but you don't remember what you chose, or why. In fact, you’re not even sure your portfolio is diversified correctly. This webinar will equip you with the tools to review your investments and guide you in making the best choice for your retirement!