Maximize Your Retirement Savings
MCPS and Fidelity Investments are hosting an upcoming workshop to help employees manage their financial futures with confidence.
Make the Most of your Retirement Savings: This workshop will provide information on maximizing your retirement savings, offer ways to save for retirement beyond your MCPS Retirement Savings Plans, and give steps you can take today to get prepared for retirement. It will be held from 5–6 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 3, in the Maple Room at 45 W. Gude Dr. in Rockville.
Registration is required. Visit Getguidance.fidelity.com or call 800-642-7131 to register for your seat today.
In related news, the Employee and Retiree Service Center (ERSC) conducts workshops for employees considering retirement within two years.
Topics for each Retirement Informational Session include a time line for retirement, eligibility, benefit formulas, leave payout, post-retirement health and life insurance, taxes and forms. ERSC staff will be available to answer questions and assist with the retirement process.
Informational sessions for this school year will be held:
- Dec. 10, 4:30–6:30 p.m., Carver Educational Services Center auditorium
- Jan. 10, 2019, 4:30–6:30 p.m., Damascus High School auditorium
- Feb. 7, 2019, 4:30–6:30 p.m., Col. Zadok Magruder High School auditorium
- March 5, 2019, 4:30–6:30 p.m., Walt Whitman High School auditorium
- April 10, 2019, 4:30–6:30 p.m., Col. Zadok Magruder High School auditorium
After deciding to retire and attending a Retirement Informational Session, employees may want to attend a Forms Workshop. During these workshops, ERSC staff members present all required retirement forms, explain how to complete them and answer any questions.
To register for an Informational Session or Forms Workshop, log in to Professional Development Online (PDO) and search for “Retirement.” Be sure to check the ERSC website prior to attending an event, as dates and times are subject to change.