2023 Education session dates
Location: Zoom Webinar
Date: May 10th, May 17th, May 18th, June 7th
Retirement Process with DPFP
Zoom Webinar hosted by Cynthia J. Thomas, Retirement Counselor Supervisor.
Date: May 10, 2023 at 9:00am
This session will review the steps necessary to apply for pension benefits when members are ready to retire. It will detail the paperwork required by DPFP, what to expect at your retirement appointment, and provide a calendar to assist with setting your retirement date. An addendum with contact information for the City of Dallas is included.
How Drop Works in Active Service And Retirement
Zoom Webinar hosted by Aimee Crews
Date: May 17, 2023 at 9:00am
This session will discuss the process for a member to join DROP, how the monthly pension benefit builds the DROP account, the impact of the 100% Joint and Survivor benefit on the DROP account, and the annuitization of the DROP account upon retirement. For members that are pension eligible (50+ years of age or at least 20 years of service).
Foundational Concepts of Your Pension
Zoom Webinar hosted by Trish Wiley
Date: May 18, 2023 at 9:00am
This session will discuss the foundational concepts of your pension. We will review eligibility requirements, discuss service purchases, explain how your pension is calculated, as well as discuss the available options if you need to leave the City of Dallas before retirement. For members with at least 5 years of service.
Get to Know Your 401K and 457 Plans with Fidelity
Date: June 7, 2023 at 9:00am
No two retirements are alike but having a plan is important for everyone. Explore the different retirement income strategies that can help you grow and preserve your savings in retirement. Presented by Josh George, Workplace Financial Consultant with Fidelity Investments.
Zoom Webinar hosted by Expert Tom Clark
Tom Clark worked for the Social Security administration for 33 years. He has given more than 6,000 speeches while working for social security and is joining us to discuss how your pension from DPFP will affect the Social Security benefits you could receive based on your own work or your spouse’s work. This will include explanations of the Windfall Elimination Provision and Government Pension Offset. He will also discuss Medicare entitlement and when to file for Medicare Parts A and B. Tom will be making references to Social Security Statements. Feel free to download yours prior to the webinar by signing into your My Social Security account at www.ssa.gov.
Phone: (214) 780-2820
Important Dates to Consider at Retirement
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Featured Zoom Education Sessions
How DROP Works in Active Service and Retirement
Retirement Process with DPFP
Get to Know Your 401K and 457 Plan with Fidelity