ANNOUNCING 2018 OPEN ENROLLMENT
Open Enrollment will be held from October 23 at 8:00 a.m. PT through November 10 at 5:00 p.m. PT. Carefully review the Open Enrollment information and consider any changes. All changes are effective January 1, 2018 and will appear on your first paycheck in January. For more information on the 2018 Open Enrollment options click here.
FINANCIAL EDUCATION WORKSHOPS
The Benefits Office has scheduled a series of workshops to provide information intended to increase your awareness of programs available to enhance your future financial security.
Basic Guidance to Optimize 401(k) Plan Benefit Potential
12 p.m. to 1 p.m., Tuesday, November 7, Building 543, Grand Canyon Room 1258.
This workshop will provide a basic overview of contribution limits and available investment options of the 401(k) plan as well as how to enroll. Attendance is open and no pre-registration is required. Bring your lunch and your questions.
Quarterly Market Update
12 p.m. to 1 p.m., Thursday, November 9, in Building 543, Auditorium.
This workshop will be presented by Fidelity Investment and will identify the driving forces of recent developments in financial markets. It will provide an understanding of how to develop various investment strategies to help participants make a plan to stay on course in any market. Attendance is open and no pre-registration is required.
Comprehensive Retirement Education Workshop
8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Thursday, December 14, Building 123 Auditorium.
This full-day workshop is designed especially for those within 10 years of retirement. It will provide attendees with a complete overview of the retirement benefits available to Laboratory employees, including the LLNS 401(k) retirement plan, LLNS Defined Benefit Plan and eligibility requirements for continuing health and welfare benefits after retirement. Participants will receive information to assist in evaluating the fiscal impact of electing various payment options and discover methods to minimize possible taxes and/or penalties on distributions. In addition, this workshop will provide participants with a comprehensive look at Social Security and Medicare, long-term care, investment options after retirement, estate planning techniques and a host of other retirement planning tips. The workshop is a "How To" primer for those who want the facts on retirement as participants will be given the opportunity to present their questions to subject matter experts.
Pre-registration is required for this workshop and seating is limited. Employees may register a guest to accompany them. Badging for a guest is the responsibility of the employee. There is no cost to register. Register online click here.
For a complete list of the 2017 financial education workshops, click here.