URS Member Webinars

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

The 5 Secrets to Financial Wellness

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

1 p.m., Tuesday, June 23, 2020Register Now

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.

1 p.m., Thursday, July 16, 2020 | Register Now

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

Seems there’s always a crisis brewing somewhere, whether it’s economic, political, fiscal or health-related. The question for anyone who is saving for retirement or who is in retirement is, what to do in response? URS has some ideas and timeless strategies for you, to help you weather the current (or upcoming) storm.

2:30 p.m., Monday, July 20, 2020Register Now

Understand Timeless Investment Principles

Are you worried about the volatile stock market? No need to fret. As you understand basic investment principles you can make better investment decisions for your retirement savings plans no matter the market conditions.

1 p.m., Tuesday, August 4, 2020Register Now

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

Tier 2 Choice

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

11 a.m., Tuesday, August 25, 2020Register Now

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Tier 1 Benefits

An overview of Tier 1 pension benefits.

12 p.m., Tuesday, September 15, 2020Register Now

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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?

When a Tier 1 member retires they are given several options to pay out their pension. One of those options is the partial lump-sum. This webinar will explain the pros and cons of taking 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 

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 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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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. 

» See Recorded Stay on Target Webinar

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.

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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