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MPERA Educational Video Library

MPERA recognizes how busy life can be; therefore we have created a video library for you to view at your convenience. Whether you are new to the workforce or thinking about retirement, our video library has what you need to stay informed. Simply click on a link below.  Please use Internet Explorer when viewing videos on this website. 

Selecting Your Retirement Plan

This video is designed for new members of the Public Employees' Retirement System (PERS) and covers both the Defined Benefit and Defined Contribution Retirement plans. The presentation below will provide the details of both plans for you to make the right choice for you. As a new member you have 12 months to choose between these two plans.

PERS New Hire Plan Choice Video 

Ready to Retire?

The PERS Steps to Retirement video is for those members who are thinking about retirement within the next 5 years. This video explains the process and required paperwork to retire. 

 

PERS Leaving But Not Retiring

The PERS Leaving But Not Retiring video is for members thinking about leaving their PERS position but not retiring. This video covers what to do with your retirement funds should you leave.

 

FURS Ready to Retire?

The FURS Steps to Retirement video is for FURS members who are thinking about retirement within the next 5 years. This video explains the process and required paperwork to retire. 

 

Game Wardens and Peace Officers' Retirement System

Are you a GWPORS member who is ready to retire within the next 5 years? If so, click here: GWPORS Steps to Retirement You’ll get the information you need to make fully informed decisions about: preparing for retirement, retirement eligibility, purchasing service credit, and the retirement process. 

 

Sheriffs Retirement System

Are you an SRS member who is ready to retire within the next 5 years? If so, click here; SRS-Steps to Retirement and get information you need to make fully informed decisions about; preparing for retirement, retirement eligibility, purchasing service credit, and the retirement process. 

Highway Patrol Officers' Retirement System

Are you an HPORS member who is ready to retire within the next 5 years? If so, click here; HPORS-Steps to Retirement and get information you need to make fully informed decisions about; preparing for retirement, retirement eligibility, purchasing service credit, and the retirement process. 

 

Plan Choices for Newly Elected Legislators

If you are a newly elected Legislator, this short video will inform you about your retirement choices with MPERA.

PERS Options for Local Elected Officials

If you are a newly elected local official, watch this short video to learn more about your PERS options. (6 minutes)

 

 

Social Security Benefits

This Social Security presentation explains how you qualify for benefits, how earnings and age affect your benefits, and include several reminders about Medicare.  Additionally, you will learn which family members may get benefits because of your work and what you should consider when deciding when to start receiving your Social Security Benefits.

Participation in this presentation does not constitute an endorsement by the Social Security Administration (SSA) or its employees of the organizations and information and products not provided by SSA.

Visit ssa.gov for more information regarding your social security benefits.

 

 

Do you have more questions?
Let us help by contacting our office at: 1-877-275-7372 or 406-444-3154. Or e-mail us at: mpera@mt.gov