URS Member Webinars

Join us for an informational webinar about your retirement benefits. Check back often, as we regularly add new topics. 

Understanding Social Security: What you need to know through life’s journey

Understand how Social Security benefits apply to you throughout your life's journey.

2 p.m., Friday, December 4, 2020 | Attend Here

» See Recorded Understanding Social Security: What you need to know through life's journey Webinar


Take Advantage of the Versatile Roth IRA

Learn the many benefits this Retirement Savings Plan can provide you.

10 a.m., Tuesday, December 8, 2020 | Register Now


Stay on Target: An Overview of URS Target Date Funds

This webinar helps you consider the Target Date Funds as tools to help you meet your retirement goals. 

1 p.m., Tuesday, January 12, 2021 | Attend Here

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Tier 2 Choice

This overview for employees within their first year of URS-eligible employment will help your understand your two retirement choices.

» See Recorded Tier 2 Choice


Understanding and Choosing URS Savings Plans and Investment Options

You must make many different choices in saving for retirement. See which savings plans and investment options are right for you.

» See Recorded Savings Plans Webinar


Tier 1 Benefits


An overview of Tier 1 pension benefits.

» See Recorded Tier 1 Benefits Webinar


Understand Timeless Investment Principles

Worried about the volatile stock market? No need to fret. Learn basic investment principles to make better investment decisions for your retirement savings plans no matter the market conditions.

» See Recorded Don't Panic. Understand Timeless Investment Principles Webinar


Ways To Be Generous To Your Future Self: Retirement Savings Strategies

Will your URS employer paid benefit and Social Security be enough to cover all retirement needs? Learn how making your own contributions to your retirement savings plan and beginning early can shore up your retirement and provide additional financial flexibility.

» See Recorded Ways To Be Generous To Your Future Self: Retirement Savings Strategies


Rethinking Retirement in Pandemic Times: For All Stages of the Journey

Seems there’s always a crisis brewing somewhere, whether it’s economic, political, or health-related. Learn ideas and timeless strategies to help you weather the current (or upcoming) storm.

» See Recorded Rethinking Retirement in Pandemic Times: For All Stages of the Journey


The 5 Secrets to Financial Wellness

Retirement preparedness comes from being financially secure. Learn the 5 secrets to financial wellness in this webinar.


Tier 2 Public Safety and Firefighters: Understanding Benefit Changes 2020

This webinar will provide an overview of the legislative changes to the Tier 2 Public Safety and Firefighter Retirement System that will go into effect on July 1, 2020.

» See Recorded Tier 2 Public Safety and Firefighters: Understanding Benefit Changes 2020


Retirement Payout Options: Is A Partial Lump-Sum Option Right For You?

If you retire in Tier 1, you'll have several payout options. This webinar explains the pros and cons of the partial lump-sum option.

» See Recorded Retirement Payout Options: Is a Partial Lump-Sum Option Right for You? Webinar


Spending Your Retirement Savings


Need help creating a realistic spending plan in retirement? This webinar teaches strategies for making your retirement savings last.

Webinar video coming soon.


Tier 2 401(k) Option

An overview of your benefit if you have selected the Tier 2 401(k) Option and have more than one year of service.

» See Recorded 401(k) Option Webinar 


Tier 1 Public Safety and Firefighters: Understanding Your Pension

This webinar discusses the Tier 1 public safety and firefighter retirement benefits for employees with URS service credit prior to July 1, 2011.

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Understanding the Tier 2 Hybrid Option

This is an overview for those that have selected the Tier 2 Hybrid Option and have more than one year of service.

» See Recorded Tier 2 Choice Webinar


To Convert or Not to Convert: The Roth IRA Question

Are you looking for opportunities to diversify your taxes in retirement? A Roth conversion may be just what you are looking for. This webinar will explain how you might be able to convert 401(k), 457, or IRA money into a Roth IRA.

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Solving the Mysteries of RMD 

The basics of when and why you’re required to take an annual RMD, how it’s calculated, and the various ways you can withdraw RMD.

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Finding Your Perfect Recipe for Investing


You have 20 investment options for your URS retirement accounts. Find out how they work and which make sense for you.

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Gaze into Your Retirement Future  

Would you like to know how you can "predict" what income you will have in retirement? Learn how to glance into your retirement future by using URS Calculators.

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Creating Your Retirement Lifestyle


Exploring the enormous personal and lifestyle transitions in retirement.

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My URS Pension and Social Security

If you currently work or have worked for an agency that did not pay into the Social Security system, this webinar explains how your Social Security benefit may be affected.

» See Recorded My URS Pension and Social Security Webinar


Tier 1 Public Safety/Firefighter

This webinar discusses the Tier 1 public safety and firefighter retirement benefits for employees with URS service credit prior to July 1, 2011.

» See Recorded Tier 1 Public Safety/Firefighter Webinar


The Fantastic Four

You can voluntarily save for your retirement through four different savings plans: the 401k, 457, traditional IRA and Roth IRA. Want to know which one(s) works best for you?

» See Recorded Fantastic Four Webinar


The Roth IRA is a great retirement savings tool. In this webinar we will discuss the benefits a Roth IRA can provide you in saving for retirement.

» See Recorded Roth IRA: The Cool Tool of Retirement Savings