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Road to Retirement

Road to Retirement is a special program held twice a year for Purdue employees approaching retirement. Invitations are sent to employees age 50 or older who are participating in a PERF or Fidelity retirement plan and have been employed at the University for three years or longer.

The next Road to Retirement will be held on September 17, 2015.

If you’re attending Road to Retirement and plan to attend the session on Social Security, please visit http://www.ssa.gov/myaccount/ to sign up before you go.

Below are the session times and locations for the upcoming presentations.

Session Time STEW 302 STEW 306
8-9 a.m. PURA/Retiree Health Plan Options No Session
9-10 a.m. Fidelity PERF
10-11 a.m. Social Security No Session
11 a.m.-noon No Session TIAA-CREF
1-2 p.m. PURA/Retiree Health Plan Options No Session
2-3 p.m. Fidelity PERF
3-4 p.m. Social Security No Session
4-5 p.m. No Session TIAA-CREF

Speakers focus on:

  • What you need to consider as your approach retirement
  • Retirement procedures and timing
  • How your benefits work together when you retire
  • Medical and life insurance options in retirement
  • What it's like to be retired

Some of the presentations at the April 2014 Road to Retirement were recorded and are available for you to view at your convenience.



Fidelity presentation




Additional resources for those preparing for retirement are available on the Retirement Readiness website.