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Map out your retirement journey from Oct. 26 - Nov. 6
In an effort to help CU’s workforce feel confident and prepared on the road to retirement, Employee Services is hosting Retirement Ready on CU campuses from Oct. 26 - Nov. 6.
What is Retirement Ready?
Retirement Ready is a daylong event for employees who intend to retire within the next five years. Presentations deliver a comprehensive overview of the ins and outs of retiring with PERA or CU 401(a) retirement plans, Medicare, Social Security and income options after retirement.
Between talks, fuel up with refreshments and stop by the Vendor Fair to speak with representatives from each presentation, get your questions answered, pick up informational material and set up appointments with TIAA.
Attend any of the available presentations
Paying Yourself: Income options in retirement: You’ve finally saved enough and you’re ready to retire…what are your income options now? Learn about basic rules that govern the most common retirement accounts, when to tap into different assets and flexible income choices offered by TIAA.
CU's Process for Retiring: 401(a) Participants: Are you a CU 401(a) participant? We’re here to help you learn about your university retiree benefit options and the process behind becoming a university retiree. Topics covered include eligibility requirements for retirement, the process of retiring with CU and benefit options available.
Medicare 101: This presentation covers the four basic parts of Medicare: Hospital Insurance, Medical Insurance, Medicare Advantage Plans and Prescription drug plans. Experts will teach you how Medicare works with other insurances and provide helpful informational resources.
Social Security: Social Security is a large part of retiring and often leaves people confused. If there are areas you would like to learn more about, or if you just have general questions that need to be answered, this interactive lecture will give you the clarity you seek. We’ll discuss Social Security retirement benefits, pre-retirement planning and more.
CU’s Process for Retiring: PERA Participants: Are you a PERA participant? This presentation will teach you about your university retiree benefit options and the process behind becoming a university retiree by covering topics such as eligibility requirements for retirement, the process of retiring with CU and available benefit options.
Preparing for Retirement from PERA: Planning to retire in the next five years? This session will give you the valuable information you need to plan accordingly to meet your retirement goals. Topics include your monthly and lump-sum benefit options, annual increases, tax implications and more.
PERACare: Attend this talk and learn about the PERACare Health Benefits Program, including eligibility, pre-Medicare and Medicare plan choices, prescription benefits and other subjects.
Learn more and register
Visit the Retirement Ready website to learn more and register.