Pre-Retirement Seminar Videos
The following videos offer a brief overview of the topics covered in a Pre-Retirement Seminar and are not meant to serve as a substitute for attending a seminar in person. OPERS strongly encourages all members within two years of retirement eligibility to attend a seminar to gain a better understanding of their retirement benefits and the process of applying for retirement.
Click here for the complete seminar schedule.
Am I eligible?
Do you know when you will be eligible for normal or early retirement? Do you know how your retirement benefits are calculated? Watch this video to find out. Click here for the video script.
NOTE: This information is for members who first joined OPERS before November 1, 2011.
What are my retirement options?
You have a number of payment options available to you when you retire from OPERS. What they all have in common is they provide you with a lifetime monthly benefit when you retire. This video will explain how the payment options work so you can decide which one is best for you. Click here for the video script.
Retirement Process and Timeline
Retirement can be an intimidating experience for anyone. Take the fear out of retirement by learning about the process and timeline involved. This video will explain the steps necessary to move smoothly from a career in public service to a rewarding retirement. Click here for the video script.
Taxes & Returning to Work
Two things are certain in life and taxes is one of them. This video will tell you what you need to know about how your retirement benefits are taxed and the different rules you need to keep in mind if you decide to return to work after retirement. Click here for the video script.