Retirement Planning Seminars


Are you planning to retire within the next few years? DRS retirement planning seminars provide information you need as you near retirement. These group seminars are held from 9 am to 1:30 pm on Saturdays throughout the state. See the schedule.

Seminar topics

  • Preparing for retirement
  • Social Security
  • Health insurance
  • VEBA (Voluntary Employee Beneficiary Association)
  • How to apply for retirement

Register for a seminar in two ways



Seminar preparation

If you haven't checked out these resources, now is the time:

Seminar schedule

See available seminars and register here. Go there

Seminar videos

Unable to attend a seminar? View seminar videos online. View videos

Live webinars

DRS webinars also provide info about retiring. See schedule

How do I get the most out of my seminar?

Discover how to prepare in the questions below!


Questions about attending seminars

Yes. You can register by mail, email, phone or online.


We host seminars throughout Washington state. Check the schedule for the cities closest to you.


Seminars are held from 9 am to 1:30 pm on Saturdays.


Note taking materials: Bring note taking materials. Printed materials are not provided at these seminars. Resources mentioned in the seminar are all available through the DRS website. See "What materials should I review before the seminar?" for more information.

Food and beverages: Take care of food and beverage needs prior to the event. These items are not available or permitted in most venues.

Attire: Bring layered clothing options. The training room temperatures can fluctuate.


Yes. You are welcome to bring a guest.




Retirement Seminars are group presentations. Individuals can contact DRS Retirement Specialists by email or phone at 800-547-6657.