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Discover the advantages of transferring your unused accumulated leave and other cashable leave credits into your Savings Plus account(s). This workshop explains how to maximize the benefits of Lump Sum Separation Pay and 457(b) Traditional Catch-Up.
By the end of this workshop you will:
Learn how to transfer Lump Sum into your Savings Plus account(s) pre-tax
Find out how to use Lump Sum with Catch-Up
See if you are eligible to double your Catch-Up contribution for up to three years in the 457(b) Plan Tuition No cost
In this class you'll learn what you need to know about the state employee's 401(k) and 457(b) Plans.
Understand how a 401(k) or 457(b) fits into your retirement plan
Learn the difference between 401(k) and 457(b) Plans
Find out the difference between pre-tax and Roth savings
Enroll in the plan of your choice
Now that retirement is right over the horizon, you will want to know all the benefits of Savings Plus that apply to you. We will discuss maximizing your Savings Plus deferrals in your last few years of employment, withdrawing your funds after retirement, and why you should keep your funds with Savings Plus after you retire.
Learn how to maximize deferrals in your final years of employment
Discover the tax consequences of making withdrawals in retirement
Find out why transferring out to an IRA might nullify many of the benefits of the state 401(k) and 457(b) Plans
Understand the different strategies of investing after retirement
Discover the advantages of budgeting, eliminating debt, saving for emergencies and investing to achieve and maintain a brighter financial future.
Take the steps to create a budget
Find out how to tackle debt
Learn how to save for the future
Turn your debt payments into retirement contributions.
In this workshop you will learn the different investment options available to you through Savings Plus.
By the end of this workshop you will :
Find out how to evaluate your own time horizon and risk tolerance
Understand the difference between stocks, bonds, and short term investments
Learn about the different approaches to investing in Savings Plus
Your choice on when to file for Social Security could increase your annual benefit by as much as 76%. That is why it is the choice of a lifetime. Learn key filing rules and strategies so you can make the choice that fits with your overall retirement income plan.
Whether you are new to creating a budget or have been budgeting for a while, this webinar has tools and tips to help you. Learn the importance of tracking expenses, understand the difference between needs and wants, ways to cut spending, and how to plan for future expenses. If you want to save for your dream vacation or your perfect retirement, this is the workshop for you!
By the end of this workshop you will learn:
Tips to keep your budget on track and fit your changing needs
Step-by-step on how to create a working monthly budget
How to create an action plan to save for your long-term
How to set SMART financial goals
You will not need to share any personal details during the webinar.
Budgeting is an essential step towards creating financial freedom. This workshop is considered the next step in budgeting after Finance 101. It goes beyond talking about budgeting basics and asks you to accurately estimate your income and expenditures so that you can set realistic financial goals. This workshop provides worksheets and asks you to create your own debt management plan to reference during the workshop.
Evaluate your budget
Examine the snowball method to tackle debt
Learn the difference between fixed and revolving debt
Understand your FICO score
You will use the worksheets from Finance 101, but we will also send them one week prior to the webinar. You will not need to share any personal details during the webinar.
Most investors save for retirement with a 401(k), 457(b) or other tax-deferred account, which may result in a hefty tax bill or higher tax bracket when you begin withdrawing your retirement savings — especially at age 72, when Required Minimum Distributions (RMDs) begin. This workshop reviews tax basics and discusses the importance of having tax flexibility among various investments and accounts.
Importance of Diverse Retirement Income Sources
Categories of Retirement Income
Becoming a millionaire takes time, but it all starts with the ability to consistently save more than you spend. Find out how much Americans save compared to the rest of the world, discover different areas and ways to save on your current expenses, and engage other participants with new ideas to start saving. If you are looking for some ways to save more and spend less, this seminar is for you!
By the end of this workshop you will:
Find out how much the US saves on average compared to other countries
Discover the annual cost of some common products and services
Explore different ways you can start saving on everyday expenses
Learn what other participants do to save in real life
In this presentation, we will focus on a holistic approach to financial planning. It is important to consider the unique challenges women face as they grow older. On average, women live longer, meaning they spend more time in retirement. We will look some of the key factors that could impact their retirement savings.
Embrace your longevity
Be active in your retirement planning
Maximize your Social Security Benefit
Plan for potential long-term care needs
Use tax-efficient retirement income to make your money last longer in retirement
Have questions about enrollment? Want to know how to transfer your leave credits? Need to know the difference between 457(b) and 401(k), pre-tax and Roth? Have other general questions?
Please join the Ask Me Anything discussion! This is not your normal webinar. This is for you to ask any Savings Plus questions you may have in an open forum. Stay for a few minutes or for the duration to get answers to the questions you’ve always wanted to know.
Note: We are unable to answer questions specific to your account and investment related questions. For those topics, contact your licensed local Retirement Specialist listed.
This workshop is specifically for HR professionals for the purpose of assisting your employees with the following topics:
Difference Between the 401(k) and 457(b) Plans
Enrolling into Savings Plus
Traditional Catch-Up and Lump Sum Separation Pay
Various Tools & Resources
Discover the advantages of budgeting in retirement, identifying your income sources and understanding a few powerful financial concepts to achieve and maintain a brighter financial future.
Discover ways to be better organized during retirement
Determine your retirement income
Take steps to create a budget in retirement
Understand powerful financial concepts that may impact your retirement income
Planning to retire in five to seven years? Learn different strategies to maximize your retirement savings in the last few years of your career. We will discuss making the most of your Savings Plus contributions and how that can impact your retirement. Discover the importance of managing your investment risk as you begin your journey towards retirement.
How the markets can impact your asset allocation plan
Three approaches to managing investments
Financial tools to help you manage your investments
Strategies to maximize your contributions
Is a Roth right for you? 401(k), 457(b) or other tax-deferred accounts may result in a higher tax bracket when you begin withdrawing your retirement savings. This workshop reviews tax basics and discusses the importance of having tax flexibility among various investments and accounts to help you plan for a tax-free retirement.
By the end of this workshop you will know :
How Roth accounts came into existence
Tax benefits of Roth contributions
Difference between pre-tax and Roth
If an In-Plan Roth Conversion is right for you
Join us if you have recently enrolled in Savings Plus, are a Part-time, seasonal, or temporary (PST) employee, or CalPERS eligible. We’ll show you tools that can help make managing your account easier and how to put safety controls in place to protect your account.
How to activate auto increase- giving your retirement account a raise
All the benefits of using the My Investment Planner, a free advice tool
The importance of setting up an auto asset rebalance to keep your risk tolerance in check
How to use the My Investment Retirement Planner (MIRP) to estimate your income needs in retirement
About our on-line security features
How to set up electronic notifications to help you stay informed
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