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Webinar - Retirement Planning Resources for NYS Employees

A webinar to educate employees about the resources available
Webinar - Retirement Planning Resources for NYS Employees

Retirement Planning Resources Webinar

The Retirement Planning Resources Webinar is a one-hour training, available to state agencies for their employees, regardless of age or years of state service. The training will not cover specific retirement information, and is not a substitute for the full-day DIRECTIONS seminars. Instead, the goal of this webinar is to educate Executive Branch employees about the resources available so they can begin planning their retirement.

Topics to be covered include:

Overview of the Work-Life Services employee benefits

  • EAP
  • DIRECTIONS: Pre-Retirement Planning Seminars
  • NYS-Ride
  • Flex-Spending
  • Network Child Care Centers


Highlight of key resources and tools in the Self-Help Guide

  • Chapters 1 thru 7-Planning, Lifestyle Changes, Health & Wellness, Housing Options, Employment Considerations, Budgeting, and Legal Affairs
  • Chapter 8-Deferred Compensation
  • Chapter 9-Employee Retirement System, not TIAA-CREF
  • Chapter 10-NYS Health Insurance Plan (NYSHIP)
  • Chapter 11-Social Security


Pre-Retirement Planning for New York State Employees Retirement Checklist

This checklist highlights some of the most critical steps you should take with regard to Deferred Compensation, NYSHIP, Pension, and Social Security


Planning Your Successful Retirement Video Guide

23 short videos addressing each of the content areas included in the full-day DIRECTIONS: Pre-Retirement Seminars


If you would like to schedule this webinar, you may contact the DIRECTIONS: Seminar Program Manager at [email protected] or (518) 473-4018.