New York State Teachers’ Retirement System daylong Retirement Planning Seminars are designed to help members prepare for retirement. Among the topics discussed during these group sessions are:
Retirement Income: Your NYSTRS pension, Social Security and personal savings.
Benefit Payment Options: A review of your pension payment choices, including a comparison of option selections and private life insurance.
Adjusting to Retirement: Acclimating to the emotional and physical changes you face in retirement.
Legal Considerations: Maintaining essential estate planning documents and planning for possible long-term care.
Financial Planning: Comparing income and expenses before and after retirement; the basics of tax-deferred annuity accounts; and, getting financial planning assistance.
These seminars are not designed for individual retirement counseling.
Below is the schedule of upcoming seminars, which are held from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., with registration beginning at 8 a.m. There is no fee to attend and your spouse/companion is welcome to attend; however, advance registration is required.
The dates and location for the Rochester area are:
Rochester Marriott Airport Hotel
1890 Ridge Rd. West
Thursday, Nov. 12
Friday, Dec. 4
You now have two ways to make a reservation for a Retirement Planning Seminar:
Online using your <"https://secure.nystrs.org/sma/security/logon.aspx" \nMyNYSTRS account>. After logging into your account, select the "My Tools" tab and then "Schedule Appointments." (If you don't already have an account, take a <"https://www.nystrs.org/main/securelinks/active/aboutMe.html" \ntour>.)
By calling NYSTRS at (800) 356-3128, Ext. 6180 weekdays between 8:30 a.m. and 4:15 p.m. Please provide your:
NYSTRS EmplID or Social Security number;
Date of birth; and,
Home address and telephone number.
If your spouse/companion is attending and is also a member, please have the above information available for him/her as well.
Please bring photo identification and your most-recent Benefit Profile to the seminar.
Human Resources Team