2019/08/23 – STRS, OPERS Retirement Planning Seminars - Human Resources at Ohio State

STRS, OPERS Retirement Planning Seminars

The Office of Human Resources is hosting retirement education seminars in September for members of the State Teachers Retirement System (STRS) and the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System (OPERS).

STRS representatives will lead the following seminars:

  • “Beyond the Classroom,” 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., Auditorium Room 1213 of the Ross Heart Hospital, is for STRS members who are five to 10 years from retirement. This two-hour workshop explains how to calculate your final average salary, payment options for receiving STRS Ohio retirement benefits, how and when to purchase service credit, health care issues and funding.
  • “Retirement Countdown,” 1-2:30 p.m., Auditorium Room 1213 of the Ross Heart Hospital, is for STRS members who are 12-18 months from retirement. STRS educators will provide a walk-through of the Service Retirement Application and will conclude by giving an overview of what to expect during the retirement process and will address any questions you may submit during the presentation.

To register or for more information, visit go.osu.edu/BuckeyeLearn.

OPERS representatives will lead the following seminars:

  • “Bridging the Gap to Financial Wellness,” September 16, 2-3:30 p.m., Auditorium Room 1213 of the Ross Heart Hospital, is a financial wellness workshop. The goal of this workshop is to help you assess your financial wellness, review your current spending habits, and estimate your retirement income so you can identify the “gap” between what you will have in retirement and what you will need. This is a one-hour presentation followed by an optional 30-minute Q&A session.
  • “Education Today for Retirement Tomorrow,” September 16, 3:30-4:30 p.m., Auditorium Room 1213 of the Ross Heart Hospital, is for OPERS members who are more than five years from retirement (Groups B and C). This presentation provides information and resources so you can take an active role in preparing for your retirement and make retirement decisions throughout your career. This is a one-hour presentation followed by an optional 30-minute Q&A session.
  • “Ready to Retire Pension and Health Care,” September 24, 9-11:00 a.m., Auditorium Room 1213 of the Ross Heart Hospital, is for OPERS members within 5 years of retirement eligibility (Group A and B). The first hour covers getting ready to retire, and the second hour covers health care. This two-hour presentation is followed by an optional 30-minute Q&A session.

To register or for more information, visit go.osu.edu/BuckeyeLearn.

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