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Cash Management

Presented by: VALIC Date of Presentation: 02/17/2011
This Seminar is ideal for those just getting started as well as for individuals who may benefit from ideas on how to better manage their day-to-day financial resources. Topics include; how to assess your current financial situation, budgeting tips, setting up an emergency fund, managing credit cards, and steps to increase savings. Recorded session time: 1:13:28

Medicare Discussion

Presented by: BCN Benefits Office Date of Presentation: 02/17/2011
During this short session we will discuss the different components of Medicare - Part A, B, C & D. We will review Medicare eligibility and discuss when/if an employee should sign up for Medicare and how to go about doing so if and or when you need them. Recorded session time: 38:50

Planning Ahead

Presented by: Nevada Public Employees Retirement System - (PERS) Date of Presentation: 02/17/2011
This seminar is for all employees participating in the PERS retirement plan who want to learn more about their PERS benefits. At this session you will learn about your retirement benefits. You will also learn about disability retirement and survivor benefits. We will discuss how you can purchase service credit and more! You will also be able to ask questions at the end of the presentation. Recorded session time: 1:47:49 (please be warned that the first 24 minutes are "dead air" time, the presentation begins at time marker 26:00)

Home Sweet Home

Presented by: Cindy Stephens with MCS Mortgage Company
Are you ready to take advantage of the incredible deals available in current real estate market? If so, this session is for you. Come join us as we discuss the challenging and rewarding process of becoming a first time home owner. This exciting session will provide you with valuable information on the process of achieving the american dream. You will learn about the different types of home mortgages and loans that are available. In addition you will learn about what to do and what to think about before you get started. This seminar is for anyone interested in or is considering the idea of purchasing their first home. Recorded session time: 54:41

Being Upside Down

Presented by: Cindy Stephens with MCS Mortgage Company
Have you lived in your home for more than five years? If so, than you may be upside down on your home loan. Being "Upside Down" means that you owe more on your home than it is worth in today's market. This session is intended to provide you with some valuable information on what choices you may have and who you can turn to for sound advice. This seminar is available for all current or future home owners. Recorded session time: 1:08:00

PEBP PPO Wellness Benefits

Presented by: BCN Benefits
Many things about the PPO are changing for the new Plan Year - however the Wellness Benefit will continue. Come along and hear about the changes to the PEBP wellness allowance, and how to best take advantage of the benefit and have your annual preventative medical appointments paid for by the health insurance plan - that's right, no deductibles or co-pays. This seminar is designed for those employees who are currently or will be enrolled in the PEBP High Deductible PPO Health Insurance Plan starting July 1st 2011. Recorded session time: 26:45

Education Wellness

Presented by: Upromise College Savings
This seminar is designed for all employees who are interested in an education savings plan. Lisa Connor from Upromise Investments will be sharing information about the Upromise College Fund, which is Nevada's 529 college savings program. A 529 plan allows people to save for college on a tax-deferred basis, for children, grandchildren, nieces, nephews, even themselves. Nevada's plan offers several benefits to Nevada residents including a Silver State Matching Grant for families that qualify. Open Enrollment for the Silver State Matching Grant will begin in early March. Recorded session time: 36:26

Social Security

Presented by: Social Security Administration Representative
This seminar is designed for those employees interested in finding out about Social Security benefits; including retirement benefits, survivor benefits, and disability benefits. The session will address how eligibility to a government pension may affect your Social Security Benefits and the Windfall elimination provision (WEP). The session will also address Medicare eligibility and procedures for signing up. Recorded session time: 1:01:33

Making the Most of your Retirement Plan Alternative (RPA)

Presented by: BCN Benefits Office
This Seminar will review the features and benefits of the 401(a) plan, general fund information, and ways for employees to access the plan such as web, voice response, participant hotlines and 1x1 Counseling. Participants should walk away understanding the steps required of them to make the most of their mandatory retirement plan. Recorded session time: 40:55

Myretirement.org

Presented by: TIAA CREF
This seminar invites you to come learn about an exciting new website; myretirement.org, developed by TIAA CREF. This site helps individuals who are approaching retirement, address the financial and lifestyle issues you face in this exciting life stage by providing unique member blogs and message boards. This seminar will demonstrate how participants are coming together online to: get guidance on approaching retirement, get unique insight from other member's blogs, help solve each other's dilemmas via well organized message boards and create new friendships that you can collaborate on ideas for improving retirement in the 21st Century. This seminar will also demonstrate how members can enroll in this exciting new benefit. Recorded session time: 48:50

Managing your Finances

Presented by: Silver State Schools Credit Union
This exciting seminar will focus on success principles that will help you create financial freedom for yourself. You will learn how to set financial goals to meet in the short term while concentrating on long term needs. In addition, you will learn how to put together a monthly budget that will keep you out of debt. Lastly, you will learn a formula that will assist you in determining how much money you will need to make before you sign a lease or take out a loan of any sort. Recorded session time: 48:45

Credit: The How To and How NOT To

Presented by: Silver State Schools Credit Union
This exciting educational session is intended to teach you the "Ins and Outs" of credit. You will learn how to build good credit and the costs of bad credit. Learn what makes up your credit score and the impact your credit score may have on your interest rates. You will also learn about the different types of credit and the things to consider when choosing credit. Recorded session time: 49:58

Thinking Retirement

Presented by: Upromise College Savings
This seminar is designed for all employees who are interested in an education savings plan. Lisa Connor from Upromise Investments will be sharing information about the Upromise College Fund, which is Nevada's 529 college savings program. A 529 plan allows people to save for college on a tax-deferred basis, for children, grandchildren, nieces, nephews, even themselves. Nevada's plan offers several benefits to Nevada residents including a Silver State Matching Grant for families that qualify. Open Enrollment for the Silver State Matching Grant will begin in early March. Recorded session time: 36:26

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