Retirement Plans

Whether you are a new employee just getting familiar with your pension benefits or a long-term employee considering retirement, you will find the information and tools you need here.

Learn About Your Retirement (CalPERS)

The earlier you learn about your retirement benefits, the better prepared you will become in making decisions in the future. By watching the following CalPERS - Benefit Basics video you would have learned about your specific retirement benefits, different income sources, and your resources to achieving your long term retirement goals.

CalPERS Benefit Basics - Video

CalPERS Member Education Center

Planning Your Retirement

CalPERS Planning Your Retirement

This class helps CalPERS members prepare for retirement. Learn more about your CalPERS benefits and the retirement process. Log in to my|CalPERS to enroll.

Subjects include:

  • What is CalPERS?
  • Service Credit
  • Retirement Formulas and Benefit Factors
  • Final Compensation
  • Retirement Calculation
  • Survivor Continuance
  • Retirement Payment Options
  • Temporary Annuity
  • Post-Retirement Lump Sum Death Benefits
  • Taxes and Your Retirement
  • Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA)
  • Retirement Application Process
  • Power of Attorney
  • Retiree Health Benefits
  • Working After Retirement
  • Retirement Income Planning
  • Keeping Informed
  • Online Resources
  • Contacting CalPERS

CalPERS Updates

Senate Bill 294, Military Service Credit - Will enable employees who serve in the Military and take a Leave of Absence to receive CalPERS service credit at no cost under specific conditions. To learn more visit https://www.calpers.ca.gov/docs/forms-publications/military-service-credit-guide.pdf.

CalPERS Upcoming Video & Web Events

View the schedule and register for upcoming webinars, webcasts, and other live events. If you are unable to attend an event, you can view the video later.

Social Security Benefit Information

This class will provide general information about Social Security benefits and eligibility, as well as other valuable sources to help you plan your retirement.

Subjects include:

  • What is Social Security?

  • Benefit Types and Eligibility

  • How your Social Security benefit is calculated?

  • Survivor Benefits

  • What about the ex-spouse benefits?

  • Death Benefits

  • Cost of Living Adjustments

  • my Social Security online accounts

 

County of Riverside Retirement Planning - Post Employment Program

Retirement planning Post Employment Program Workshops are available to assist you in understanding the Post Employment Program. The workshops are for all employees in a regular position who plan to retire within the next year. A County of Riverside Retirement Specialist will meet with small groups of employees, bargaining unit specific, and provide them with important retirement benefit information. This is a terrific opportunity to obtain answers to your basic retirement questions.  

Enroll Now - Post Employment Retirement Planning Workshops