National Retirement Security Week

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National Retirement Security Week

This is the 10th anniversary of Save for Retirement Week, established as part of the Pension Protection Act of 2006. It is a perfect time to pause and reflect on your retirement plan. Think of the week as a reminder, similar to a grocery list.

Consider what you have in your retirement “pantry” — your KCPSRS defined benefit, your estimated social security, any personal savings (457plan, IRA, 401k). You can estimate your KCPSRS retirement using My Account  https://mss.kcpsrs.org/wfmlogin.aspx   and your social security benefits using my Social Security.  https://www.ssa.gov/myaccount/

According to the National Public Pension Coalition, https://protectpensions.org/2016/10/17/national-retirement-security-week-2016/  employer-sponsored defined benefit plans (like KCPSRS) and social security are the bedrock of retirement security.

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