Wednesday, April 1, 2020

MERS Events

Whether you're close to retirement, looking for ways to save your municipality money or much more, we have events to suit your needs.

 

Upcoming Events List

Defined Benefit Retirement Overview with Social Security & Medicare Basics

Date: 4/14/2020 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Venue:
City: Webinar

Description: Do you have questions about the MERS Defined Benefit retirement process? Join us as we review the steps you should take now to prepare for your retirement. We'll review the process of applying for retirement from MERS and some common questions people have as they retire. Additionally, we'll provide some resources to help you better understand your Social Security and Medicare options. Read More »

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Social Security Basics

Date: 4/23/2020 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Venue:
City: Online

Description: Understanding the components of your retirement income is important and Social Security is a big factor to consider. Join us in an interactive Facebook Live event where Social Security Specialist Vonda VanTil walks through the basics and highlights what’s new for 2020. We’ll help you think about how these Social Security terms apply to your situation. Read More »

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Defined Benefit Retirement Overview with Social Security and Medicare Basics

Date: 4/29/2020 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Venue: Pine Shores Golf Club
City: St. Clair

Description: Do you have questions about the MERS Defined Benefit retirement process? Join us as we review the steps you should take now to prepare for your retirement. We'll review the process of applying for retirement from MERS and some common questions people have as they retire. Additionally, we'll provide some resources to help you better understand your Social Security and Medicare options. Read More »

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Invest for Success - An Overview of Investment Basics

Date: 5/6/2020 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Venue:
City: Online

Description: Investment terms can be confusing leaving you unsure of what actions you should take. During this interactive Facebook Live event, we will explain investment concepts in plain English and provide you with practical ways to help you invest with confidence. We’ll help you think about how these strategies apply to your situation. Read More »

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Defined Benefit Retirement Overview with Social Security and Medicare Basics

Date: 5/14/2020 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Venue: Bayliss Public Library
City: Sault Ste. Marie

Description: Do you have questions about the MERS Defined Benefit retirement process? Join us as we review the steps you should take now to prepare for your retirement. We'll review the process of applying for retirement from MERS and some common questions people have as they retire. Additionally, we'll provide some resources to help you better understand your Social Security and Medicare options. Read More »

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Defined Benefit Retirement Overview with Social Security and Medicare Basics

Date: 5/18/2020 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Venue: Muskegon Area Transit System
City: Muskegon

Description: Do you have questions about the MERS Defined Benefit retirement process? Join us as we review the steps you should take now to prepare for your retirement. We'll review the process of applying for retirement from MERS and some common questions people have as they retire. Additionally, we'll provide some resources to help you better understand your Social Security and Medicare options. Read More »

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Defined Benefit Retirement Overview with Social Security and Medicare Basics

Date: 5/20/2020 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Venue: Summit on The Park/Canton Township
City: Canton

Description: Do you have questions about the MERS Defined Benefit retirement process? Join us as we review the steps you should take now to prepare for your retirement. We'll review the process of applying for retirement from MERS and some common questions people have as they retire. Additionally, we'll provide some resources to help you better understand your Social Security and Medicare options. Read More »

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Health Care in Retirement

Date: 5/21/2020 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Venue:
City: Webinar

Description: Health care costs are one of the biggest expenses in retirement. Do you know your options? During this Quick Bite webinar, we will provide an overview of Medicare and the benefit options you'll have in retirement. We'll talk about the costs associated with Medicare and provide you with resources to help you get more information. We'll also highlight the MERS Retiree Health Care Exchange and talk about how you can use the MERS Health Care Savings Program in tandem to assist with premium costs. If you are nearing retirement and have questions about your health care options post-employment, mark your calendar to view this session. Read More »

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Defined Benefit Retirement Overview with Social Security and Medicare Basics

Date: 6/9/2020 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Venue: Saginaw City Hall
City: Saginaw

Description: Do you have questions about the MERS Defined Benefit retirement process? Join us as we review the steps you should take now to prepare for your retirement. We'll review the process of applying for retirement from MERS and some common questions people have as they retire. Additionally, we'll provide some resources to help you better understand your Social Security and Medicare options. Read More »

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Mentoring the Next Generation

Date: 6/18/2020 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Venue:
City: Webinar

Description: Did you know that kids as young as three can grasp the concept of how money works? And yet, most graduate high school without ever taking a course on financial basics. That leaves us – parents, grandparents and influential adults – to teach children the importance of budgeting and saving. During this session, we’ll review key concepts to teach at every age level and provide some tips and resources to help you get started. If you have younger people in life that you care about, don’t miss this session. Read More »

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End of Life Care Basics

Date: 7/15/2020 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Venue:
City: Webinar

Description: It’s not a subject we like to think about, but the fact is, by defining your end of life care wishes, you are making an already difficult time more manageable for your loved ones. During this webinar, we’ll discuss important considerations for creating your end of life care directive and talk about ways you can ensure these wishes are followed by your provider and/or caregivers. Read More »

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Defined Benefit Retirement Overview with Social Security and Medicare Basics

Date: 8/12/2020 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Venue: St. Ignace City Hall
City: St. Ignace

Description: Do you have questions about the MERS Defined Benefit retirement process? Join us as we review the steps you should take now to prepare for your retirement. We'll review the process of applying for retirement from MERS and some common questions people have as they retire. Additionally, we'll provide some resources to help you better understand your Social Security and Medicare options. Read More »

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Defined Benefit Retirement Overview with Social Security and Medicare Basics

Date: 8/12/2020 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Venue: City of Battle Creek
City: Battle Creek

Description: Do you have questions about the MERS Defined Benefit retirement process? Join us as we review the steps you should take now to prepare for your retirement. We'll review the process of applying for retirement from MERS and some common questions people have as they retire. Additionally, we'll provide some resources to help you better understand your Social Security and Medicare options. Read More »

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Defined Benefit Retirement Overview with Social Security and Medicare Basics

Date: 8/25/2020 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Venue: Rochester Hills Public Library
City: Rochester

Description: Do you have questions about the MERS Defined Benefit retirement process? Join us as we review the steps you should take now to prepare for your retirement. We'll review the process of applying for retirement from MERS and some common questions people have as they retire. Additionally, we'll provide some resources to help you better understand your Social Security and Medicare options. Read More »

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Defined Benefit Retirement Overview with Social Security and Medicare Basics

Date: 8/26/2020 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Venue: Cass District Library
City: Cassopolis

Description: Do you have questions about the MERS Defined Benefit retirement process? Join us as we review the steps you should take now to prepare for your retirement. We'll review the process of applying for retirement from MERS and some common questions people have as they retire. Additionally, we'll provide some resources to help you better understand your Social Security and Medicare options. Read More »

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Defined Benefit Retirement Overview with Social Security & Medicare Basics

Date: 8/27/2020 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM

Venue:
City: Webinar

Description: Do you have questions about the MERS Defined Benefit retirement process? Join us as we review the steps you should take now to prepare for your retirement. We'll review the process of applying for retirement from MERS and some common questions people have as they retire. Additionally, we'll provide some resources to help you better understand your Social Security and Medicare options. Read More »

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