Montana Public Employee Retirement Administration

Join MPERA education specialists and Empower as we host a variety of retirement webinars covering topics from the newly hired to preparing for retirement. The descriptions of each webinar can be found below.

Our current 2022 webinar schedule.

 

 

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For questions regarding member education call 1-877-275-7372

Are you a new member of the Public Employee Retirement System?  Did you know you have a choice of two retirement plans? Our education specialists will cover both the Defined Benefit and Defined Contribution Retirement plans in detail.  We will also discuss a third option available to Montana University System Employees; The Montana University System Retirement Plan.  Register today and make an informed choice. It’s your future!

AudienceNew PERS Members and eligible 457 participants

Are you a new member of the Public Employee Retirement System? Did you know you have a choice of two retirement plans? Our education specialists will cover both the Defined Benefit and Defined Contribution Retirement plans in detail. We will also discuss a third option available to Montana University System Employees; The Montana University System Retirement Plan. Additionally, Empower Retirement will be joining us to review examples for our Defined Contribution retirement plan and provide details about the 457 supplemental retirement plan. Register today and make an informed choice. It’s your future!

If you are a PERS defined contribution member who is 5, 10 or 15 years away from retirement, this webinar is for you. Our team of training experts will guide you on path of the retirement process.

If you are a PERS defined benefit member who is 5, 10 or 15 years away from retirement, this webinar is for you. Our team of training experts will guide you on path of the retirement process.

Audience: All members of MPERA administered retirement plans except VFCA

Are you leaving employment and not retiring? Learn more about the options and the advantages of leaving your contributions on account with MPERA.

Are you a Montana Volunteer Firefighter Compensation Act member looking to learn more about your MPERA benefits?  Join MPERA to learn your benefits and eligibility for benefits today.

AudienceFURS Members

Are you a Montana Firefighter Unified Retirement System member looking to learn more about your retirement benefits?  Join MPERA to learn about preparing for retirement, retirement eligibility, the retirement process and more.

AudienceSRS Members

Are you a Montana Sheriff Retirement System member looking to learn more about your retirement benefits?  Join MPERA to learn about preparing for retirement, retirement eligibility, the retirement process and more.

Audience: GWPORS Members

Are you a Montana Game Warden and Peace Officer Retirement System member looking to learn more about your retirement benefits?  Join MPERA to learn about preparing for retirement, retirement eligibility, the retirement process and more.

Audience: HPORS Members

Are you a Montana Highway Patrol Officer Retirement System member looking to learn more about your retirement benefits?  Join MPERA to learn about preparing for retirement, retirement eligibility, the retirement process and more.

AudienceMPORS Members

Are you a Montana Municipal Police Officer Retirement System member looking to learn more about your retirement benefits?  Join MPERA to learn about preparing for retirement, retirement eligibility, the retirement process and more.

You're working and saving and planning for retirement and making great progress, then something totally unexpected comes along and requires a huge amount of money to recover! What do you do now? Register for this webinar and you might pick up a few helpful ideas to get you back on track.

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

Discover how increasing your contributions (even by a small amount) may result in a big difference at retirement!

Who is this for?  Anyone

Learn all about your 457(b) Deferred Comp Plan, why it matters and how the Plan may help you retire successfully.

What does Financial Wellness mean to you? The way you answer probably depends on many factors. Maybe your motivation is saving to buy your first home. Perhaps you're helping your children through college. Or maybe you're focusing on your own nearing retirement. Whatever your life stage, financial wellness is a must-do!

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!

 

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.

 

Hi Ladies! Did you know that women face unique challenges when it comes to retirement planning? Join us to explore various ways of overcoming these challenges as you prepare for retirement!

There is a lot that goes into assessing your retirement readiness. During this webinar, we’ll discuss the big picture, the details and additional considerations when it comes to being prepared for your upcoming retirement.

Being a caregiver to a loved one is one of the most important roles you’ll play. No matter where you are in the caregiver journey, having a plan will make the process easier. Your instructor and guide in this process is our AARP Montana’s Caregiver Consultant. She will provide resources, share experiences, and lead classroom discussions on the many important facets to consider when planning for this journey.