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WRS educators travel throughout the state to help members learn about benefits, investing and retirement planning. Retirement educators cannot offer financial, legal or tax advice. Please consult with your financial planner, attorney and/or tax advisor as needed.
During National Retirement Security Week, WRS is featuring three educational seminars. Attend by livestream or in-person at the Qwest Building Lower Level Auditorium, 6101 Yellowstone Road, Cheyenne
George Eason, WRS Retirement Educator,will be presenting the following seminars. George holds the Certified Retirement Counselor designation and he is also a credentialed Social Security Advisor.
9:00 am, Build Your Financial Future: Build Your Financial Future is for newer members or those first engaging with the Wyoming Retirement System. You spend your career taking care of the people who live and work in Wyoming. Our goal is to help you build your financial future with a successful retirement plan. We provide programs and tools that help public employees plan for a financially secure future. https://youtu.be/suVaWIFBCCo
12:15 pm, Retirement Strategies: This seminar is for employees within 10 years of retirement. It discusses when you might be eligible for retirement versus when you can afford to retire. We review benefit options for your pension and distribution planning for your deferred compensation account. Deferred compensation information will also be provided regarding increased contribution limits after age 50 or within four years of qualifying for retirement. https://youtu.be/88U0HJjDHD8
4:30 pm, Social Security, "What to Ask For": This seminar is for anyone wanting to understand the basics of Social Security and also those wanting to prepare questions to ask Social Security representatives. https://youtu.be/StZd5RzQysI
Task Force on Retirement Income Security
Friday, October 19 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. University of Wyoming Art Museum, 2111 E Willett Drive, Laramie WY. For more information contact Polly Scott at firstname.lastname@example.org
Task Force Members
Senator Jim Anderson, chair; Frank Boley, vice chair and financial services representative; Representative Mark Kinner; Representative Dan Furphy (alternate); Jay Schneiders, representing business; Ashley Bright, representing non-profits; Sam Shumway, representing the retirement community; John Cox, Director, Department of Workforce Services; Lisa Jerde Spillman, Treasurer’s designee; Polly Scott, Wyoming Retirement System designee