Deferred Compensation 457 Plan

Workshops, Seminars & Webinars

In-Person Workshops

Pre-registration is required for all workshops. Due to space, employers at some locations have registration priority for their employees. If minimum registration is not met, workshops may be rescheduled.

See workshops in Wichita below. Workshops are available in cities across Kansas. For alternate locations, please email kpers457@kpers.org for a full listing.

Wichita

Kansas Department of Transportation
Training Room
3200 E 45th St N

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**CONSTRUCTION IN AREA** Take 53rd and Oliver to Hillside.  Proceed through barriers to get to the Training Center

Benefits of Enrolling in KPERS 457

August 22, 8—8:30 a.m.

Managing Your Retirement Income

August 22, 9—10:30 a.m.

Are You Saving Enough?

August 22, 11—11:30 a.m.

Nearing Retirement

August 22, 1—1:45 p.m.

Wichita State University
WSU Hughes Metroplex, Rm #137
5015 E 29th St N

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Fundamentals of Investing

August 23, 8—8:30 a.m.

Are You Saving Enough?

August 23, 10—10:30 a.m.

Roth 457 Option

August 23, 11—11:30 a.m.

Webinar Schedule

To register for a webinar, click the date/time link. Follow the prompts on the screen to complete your registration. After your registration has been accepted, you will receive an email with a calendar reminder, and a link and password for the meeting.

Note: Maximum capacity for each Webinar is 50Please only register for a webinar if you are unable to attend in person.

Webinar Schedule

Date/Time

Controlling Your Financial Future

August 27, 10 a.m.

Fundamentals of Investing

August 27, 11:30 a.m.

Roth 457 Option: Is it Right for You?

August 27, 2:30 p.m.

Welcome: New KPERS 457 Website Experience

August 27, 3 p.m.

Nearing Retirement: Let Us Help

August 27, 5 p.m.

Managing Your Retirement Income

August 27, 5:45 p.m.

Your Journey to Retirement:  Enrolling in KPERS 457

August 28, 10:45 a.m.

Controlling Your Financial Future

August 28, 11:30 a.m.

Your Journey to Retirement:  Enrolling in KPERS 457

August 28, 5 p.m.

Fundamentals of Investing

August 28, 5:45 p.m.

Fundamentals of Investing

August 29, 10:45 a.m.

Nearing Retirement: Let Us Help

August 29, 11:30 a.m.

Managing Your Retirement Income

August 29, Noon

Your Journey to Retirement: Benefits of Enrolling in KPERS 457

August 29, 2:15 p.m.

Are You Saving Enough?

August 29, 4:30 p.m.

Controlling Your Financial Future

August 29, 5 p.m.

Nearing Retirement: Let Us Help

August 30, 10 a.m.

Managing Your Retirement Income

August 30, 10:30 a.m.

Fundamentals of Investing

August 30, 12:15 p.m.

Workshop & Webinar Information

Nearing Retirement (45 minutes)

For employees within 3 years of retirement.

You’re ready…but are your finances?

A retirement specialist will discuss:

1.    Steps to consider with your KPERS 457 before retirement.

2.    Income replacement and income needs in retirement.

3.    Options for continuing benefits from KPERS 457 in retirement.

Controlling Your Financial Future (1.5 hours)

For employees with more than 5 years until retirement.

Your journey to retirement is unique. But to get on the right path, everyone should answer three questions:

1.    Where are you today?

2.    Where do you want to go?

3.    How do you plan to get there?

 This interactive workshop will help you answer these questions, while learning ways to:

1.    Improve your financial future.

2.    More effectively manage your finances.

3.    Prioritize your financial goals.

4.    Apply wealth-building principles.

Managing Your Retirement Income (1.5 hours)

For employees within 3 years of retirement

How you spend money in retirement is as important as how you save it. This workshop can help you create a well-planned, worry-free, spend-down strategy with tools and resources to achieve your vision of retirement success.

Are You Saving Enough? (30 minutes)

For all employees.

our contribution rate can have the biggest impact on your retirement income. Are you saving enough?

A retirement counselor will discuss:

1.    How to know how much you need to save.

2.    How to come up with the money to save.

3.    How to get started saving or increase your savings.

Important Note: KPERS 457 retirement counselors only work for KPERS 457 participants and do not make a commission. They’re motivated to provide service and education, not to sell.

Roth 457 Option (30 minutes)

For all State employees.

The New Enhancement to your KPERS 457 Plan will allow additional after-tax contributions to the plan.

A retirement counselor will discuss:

1.    What a Roth 457 is

2.    What rules apply with the Roth 457

3.       How to get started with the Roth 457

Fundamentals of Investing (30 minutes)

For all employees

Asset allocation and diversification help you find the best balance of risk and potential return when investing for retirement. But one size doesn't fit all. We’ll look at how to keep your investment portfolio on track.

We’ll also talk about the options available through KPERS 457 to help you build a diversified portfolio across different asset classes.

Your Journey to Retirement: Benefits of Enrolling in KPERS 457 (30 minutes)

For all employees.

A local KPERS 457 retirement counselor will discuss:

1.    How KPERS 457 works.

2.    The benefits of participation.

3.    How you can get started.

 New KPERS 457 Website Experience (30 minutes)

For all employees.

Join us for a demonstration of your new KPERS 457 online account experience. It has a new look and user-friendly features designed to make it easier for you to enroll in the plan, set up a login, find information, track your progress and make changes to how you save and invest.

Staying Could Be the Best Plan of All (30 minutes)

For employees within 3 years of retirement.

Leaving employment doesn't mean you have to leave KPERS 457. A retirement counselor will discuss how:

1.    You may pay less in fees.

2.       We’re looking out for your best interest.

3.    You have easy account management.

4.    You have a variety of flexible payout options.

Important Note:  KPERS 457 retirement counselors only work for KPERS 457 participants and do not make a commission. They’re motivated to provide service and education, not to sell.

If you are an employee and would like to enroll or complete account changes, visit www.kpers457.org or call 800.232.0024.

SME: DLR
Revised: 08/21/2018 HJB