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Chronicling civil-service life for California state workers

July 22, 2013
CalPERS to host retirement fairs

Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for CALPERS_COURTYARD_JAY_MATHER_2005.JPGCalPERS will host a couple of two-day events in August and September intended to help members plan their financial futures.

The agendas include breakout sessions on a variety of topics and CalSTRS will also have a table at the fairs.

CalPERS will webcast and archive online four sessions the Sacramento event: benefit basics, health benefits, the service credit factor and the Savings Plus program.

Both retirement fairs are free and open to all state government, local government and school employees in the CalPERS system.

The dates, locations and times:

August 23-24
Sacramento Convention Center
1400 J Street
8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

September 13-14
The Westin Long Beach
333 East Ocean Blvd.
Long Beach
8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Click here for more information and to register.

PHOTO: CalPERS' courtyard at its Sacramento headquarters. The Sacramento Bee/Jay Mather.

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