E-Learning Modules

Learn more about your retirement plan and pension when it's convenient for you-any time, any day, from wherever you're at. Read the e-learning module overviews below and select the ones of interest to you.
 

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Qualifying for Your Pension and Premium Subsidy

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When can you retire? If you qualify for your pension, does that mean you also qualify for the Premium Subsidy when you retire? If you do have the Premium Subsidy benefit, what are some factors that could delay your insurance subsidy? This module answers these eligibility questions.

 

Pension Payment Options

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The Pension Payment Options module explores payment options, how survivor options work, and what happens to your pension if you die. Plus, you'll get tips to avoid the most common mistakes we see on pension election paperwork.

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Deferred vs. Early Reduced Retirement

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If you’re between age 55 and 60 and leaving public school employment, you might face a choice between taking an early reduced retirement or deferring your retirement until you meet age eligibility. Your choice could affect your eligibility for an insurance premium subsidy and when it may begin. View this module to learn more about these options.

 

Paying Off a TDP Agreement at Retirement

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Do you have questions about paying off a tax-deferred payment (TDP) agreement prior to retirement? View this short module to learn about your options and how to avoid some common mistakes that could affect your retirement plans.

 

Dependent Eligibility Proofs

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If you don't provide the needed proof that someone is eligible to be on your insurance, there could be a delay in processing your insurance enrollment and a delay in insurance coverage. View this short module to learn more about dependent eligibility proofs.

 

Summer Birthday Provision

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Is your birthday in July, August, or September? Do you want to know how that affects when you can you retire? View this short module to learn about the summer birthday provision.

 

Get Proactive: How to Manage Your Retirement Account

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It's never too early or too late to start planning for your financial future. Get proactive and give your retirement account a regular check-up in our secure online tool, miAccount. Here's how you do it.

 

Getting Started in miAccount

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This tutorial walks you through the steps of registering in miAccount, and explains what to do if you have trouble logging in.