Retirement Counseling

Overview

Retirement Counseling

Overview Workshop

Overview workshops provide a basic overview of the defined benefit program that CCCERA administers. Learn about contributions, how monthly retirement benefits are calculated, and other tools and terminology to plan for your future retirement. This overview is great for anyone, no matter what point in their career.

Check our calendar to see when the next workshop is scheduled. Reservations are required. Please call CCCERA  to sign up.

Pre-Retirement Workshop

Pre-retirement workshops are available to all members and provide a basic overview of the retirement process. The workshop is a great first step for members considering retirement, and particularly helpful for members planning to retire within five years.

The workshop includes:

  • How to calculate your monthly retirement benefit.
  • The options you can choose from to provide a lifetime monthly benefit to your survivors.
  • What you need to know if you return to work after retirement.
  • How the Cost-of-Living Adjustment (COLA) could affect your retirement.
  • Presentations from Mass Mutual and retiree organizations.

Check our calendar to see when the next workshop is scheduled. Reservations are required and fill up fast! Please call CCCERA for availability and to sign up.

Individual Counseling

Individual counseling is recommended for members who are within one year of retirement to review retirement estimates, applications and specific circumstances.

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Schedule a Counseling Appointment

Call CCCERA or submit this form to request any of the following:

  • A retirement benefit estimate (limit of two dates per request). 
  • An individual counseling appointment.
  • To attend a pre-retirement workshop.

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