New Health Care and Retirement Resources from Portico

Why Are Our Health Care Costs Going Up? – Webinar video link

The recording of the webinar Portico Benefit Services held last Friday on “Why Are Our Health Care Costs Going Up” is now available online. Please share the link and invite others to watch it at their convenience, and share it with others in their ministry setting. To access the recording, plan members can visit https://myportico.porticobenefits.org

 

Get Answers to Retirement Planning Questions (Pre-Retirement Seminar)

This Pre-retirement seminars is hosted by a certified Ernst & Young planner and Portico Benefit Services, who answers your questions about retirement planning, such as:

  • How much money will I really need in retirement?
  • How can I avoid common retirement traps?
  • How can I protect my assets to ensure the money is there when I need it?
  • How can I create lifetime income?
  • What steps can I take to ensure a smooth transition into retirement?

The seminar is most relevant to people age 50-plus or who are within 15 years of retirement. It’s designed to show retirement in a whole new light.

Date:  Thursday, November 5, 2015 (register by 10/14)

Time: All seminars are day-long events that run from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Cost: $35 per person, $70 per couple, which includes breakfast, lunch, and snacks

Location:  ELCA Churchwide Ministries,  Augsburg Room,  8765 W Higgins Rd,  Chicago, IL 60631

Register online

 

Minimize Debt, Optimize Assets, and Strategize for Retirement (Financial Wellness Seminar)

Join us for a day-long seminar on the fundamentals of personal finance. An Ernst & Young certified financial planner along with a representative from Portico will be there to share information on financial topics, including:

  • Reducing debt
  • How much to save for retirement
  • Choosing investment fund options in the ELCA Retirement Plan
  • Buying life insurance

The seminar is most relevant to you if you’re participating in the ELCA Retirement Plan, are under age 50, and have more than 15 years of service remaining before retirement.

Date:  Friday, November 6, 2015 (register by 10/16)

Time: All seminars are day-long events that run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Cost: Free to ELCA benefits plan members and their spouses. Lunch will be provided.

Location:  ELCA Churchwide Ministries,  Augsburg Room,  8765 W Higgins Rd,  Chicago, IL 60631

Register online