OPERS, Ohio Deferred Comp mark National Retirement Security Week
By Kristen Dohrmann, Ohio Public Employees Retirement System
Oct. 22, 2018 – National Retirement Security Week, sponsored by the National Association of Governmental Defined Contribution Administrators, is an event designed to promote the importance of saving for retirement.
Visit the OPERS Financial Wellness page for tools and information that can help you gain a better understanding of your personal finances and retirement savings goals. You can also learn more about Ohio Deferred Compensation, a 457(b) retirement plan specifically for Ohio public employees. This plan is a convenient way to supplement your OPERS pension and save even more for retirement.
Throughout this week, Ohio Deferred Compensation will be hosting webinars on a wide range of retirement planning topics. For more information on these webinars and to register, visit ohio457.org.
Approaching Retirement: Preparing to Retire
Wednesday, Oct. 24 at 9 a.m.
This webinar can help you identify retirement risks, determine your retirement gap, and explore asset allocation and payout options.
Approaching Retirement: Beyond the Basics
Wednesday, Oct. 24 at 11:30 a.m.
Thursday, Oct. 25 at 11:30 a.m.
This webinar provides a more in-depth discussion regarding asset allocation examples, Catch-up, retirement decisions (such as PLOP), and withdrawal strategies.
Closing the Gap
Tuesday, Oct. 23 at 11:30 a.m.
Thursday, Oct. 25 at 9 a.m.
This webinar focuses on how to make the most of Ohio DC’s online interactive retirement planning tool to determine your retirement savings needs.
Retired Minds Want to Know
Tuesday, Oct. 23 at 9 a.m.
If you’re a retiree, this webinar can show you how to protect your account against risks in retirement, including diversifying your portfolio. It also explains various withdrawal strategies and required minimum distributions.