Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory


The Benefits Office has scheduled a series of workshops to provide information intended to increase employee awareness of programs available to enhance future financial security. See the flier.

Upcoming Sessions:

Create a Budget, Ditch Your Debt
12-1 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 10, Bldg. 543 auditorium.

TThis workshop will be presented by Fidelity Investments and will help participants recognize the importance of managing debt and learn steps for maintaining healthy financial fitness to help reach future financial goals..

Basic Guidance to Optimize 401(k) Plan Benefit Potential
12-1 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 17, Bldg. 543, Grand Canyon Room 1258.

This workshop will provide a basic overview of contribution limits and 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.

Medicare Eligible and Still Working presentation
12-1 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 25, Bldg. 543 auditorium.

Medicare is medical insurance for people age 65 or older or under age 65 with certain disabilities. This presentation is designed especially for employees who are Medicare eligible or who have dependents that are Medicare eligible, or who will be soon. The presentation will provide attendees with a basic overview of Medicare and how it coordinates with LLNS medical benefits will actively employed and after retirement.

Registration is required and seating is limited.

Comprehensive Retirement Education Workshop
8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Monday, Dec. 5, Bldg. 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 financial 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.

For a complete list of the 2016 financial education workshops, click here.