UM faculty and staff considering retirement are encouraged to attend “Ready to Retire,” a seminar designed to guide you through the necessary steps to retire.

Seminar covers:
•  Retirement fund distribution options
•  Health care benefits
•  Important Medicare deadlines
•  Emotional and psychological factors that contribute to a healthy and happy retirement

The presentations used at the seminar are below:
Ready to Retire
Medicare 101
Happy, Healthy and Wise

Helpful Links

Making the Most of Social Security and Medicare

How Social Security Works

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) - OLLI is an association of community members aged 50 and older seeking intellectual enrichment.

mySocialSecurity - Obtain your online Social Security statement, verify your lifetime earnings, see estimates of your future benefits, manage your benefits, and more.

Upcoming Events

Make the Most of Social Security
Thursday, August 25, 2016, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.

More than 60 percent of individuals do not receive the maximum benefit they deserve from Social Security. Make sure you are not one of them by attending Make the Most of Social Security, hosted by Fidelity, on Thursday, August 25, from 11 a.m. to noon at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Jose Berrocal Auditorium. The seminar will help you understand the importance of Social Security in your savings plan, take the steps you need to maximize your claiming strategy and plan for your retirement income. Reserve your seat by August 19 by calling 1-800-642-7131, or registering online. (Choose Attending a Special Event. Fill in your information. Select Attend Workshop, and then Confirm Your Appointment.) For more information, contact Fidelity Investments at 1-800-642-7131.