To join a webinar, select "Join" 10 to 15 minutes before the scheduled start time. No need to register! All listed times are Pacific Time. Most webinars include a 30-minute presentation followed by a 15-minute question-and-answer session. Some webinars run a bit longer, so we recommend you choose a time when you'll have 60 minutes available. For more information about joining a webinar, see How to Join a DRS Webinar.
During this DRS webinar, we'll discuss DCP, Washington state's Deferred Compensation Program. Content will include:
Which plan is right for you, Plan 2 or Plan 3? During this DRS webinar, we'll discuss Plan Choice. Content will include:
This DRS webinar is for Plan 2 members of the Public Employees' Retirement System (PERS), Teachers' Retirement System (TRS) and School Employees' Retirement System (SERS). Content will include:
This DRS webinar is for Plan 2 members of the Law Enforcement Officers’ and Fire Fighters’ Retirement System (LEOFF), Washington State Patrol Retirement System (WSPRS) and the Public Safety Employees’ Retirement System (PSERS). Content will include:
|Wednesday, March 7, at 8:30 am||Join|
This DRS webinar is for Plan 3 members of the Public Employees' Retirement System (PERS), Teachers' Retirement System (TRS) and School Employees' Retirement System (SERS). Content will include:
Plan 3 has two parts: the defined contribution you fund and the defined benefit your employer contributes to. During retirement, you could receive two checks — one from each part. Find out more about Plan 3 withdrawals through this webinar.
Would you like to increase your retirement benefit payment without working longer? In this webinar you’ll find out more about purchasing additional service credit and purchasing annuities.
|Thursday, March. 8, at 3 pm||Join|
Whether you’re new to investing or have been a long-time investor, learn more about the basic principles of investing, such as:
|Tuesday, March 20, at 8:30 am||Join|
Are you nearing retirement? This webinar reviews the steps to take to prepare and apply for retirement through DRS. Content will also include decisions you are asked to make during the retirement process.
Members who are close to retirement might have questions about the application process. This webinar previews the steps to take to formally request an estimate and apply for retirement.
When you apply for retirement, you’ll choose from four benefit payment options offered by your plan. This webinar will discuss your options as well as qualifying reasons to change your option after you retire.
|Tuesday, March 20, at 2:30 pm||Join|
Thinking about working after retirement? Find out the potential impact to your Plan 2 or Plan 3 benefit if you return to work for an employer covered by one of the state retirement systems. This webinar is for members of Public Employees’ Retirement System (PERS), School Employees’ Retirement System (SERS) or the Teachers’ Retirement System (TRS).
|Thursday, March. 22, at 4 pm||Join|
As retirement approaches, you’ll want to make some key decisions about your healthcare. Medicare can be an important factor in many of those decisions. If you aren’t familiar with Medicare and other available resources, or if you just want to brush up on the topic, this webcast is for you.
See Social Security's publication about Medicare.
|Tuesday, March 20, at 4 pm||Join|
To attend, you'll need a computer with internet access and sound. We recommend you join the webinar 10-15 minutes early to test your connection. If you have a microphone, please mute it after you join the webinar. For assistance in joining a webinar, see How to Join a DRS Webinar.