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What California Public School Teachers Need To Know:

  • How to navigate and maximize your CalSTRS pension.
  • What factors go into calculating your CalSTRS pension.
  • An idea of what CalSTRS Survivor Benefit you will choose.
  • How a 403(b) works and how to get the most out of it.
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What Is CalSTRS?

Your CalSTRS pension will be your biggest source of retirement income in retirement. How do you know how much you will be receiving once you retire? View the video below to learn more. 

Calculate your estimated CalSTRS pension HERE.

View your 2021 CalSTRS Member Handbook HERE.

What Are Your CalSTRS Survivor Benefit Options?

Will you take your FULL benefit from CalSTRS? Or will you designate a beneficiary to receive your pension benefit to help your spouse or partner if you pass away before them? What is the cost to your retirement income to do so and is it worth it? View the video below to learn more.

What Are Your 403(b) Options?

Contributing to your CalSTRS pension is not optional, but contributing to a 403(b) is. A 403(b) is a retirement account similar to a 401(k), but for teachers!

What are the benefits of having a 403(b)? How is a 403(b) is taxed? What are your options on how to fund your 403(b) through your school district? View the video below to learn more.

Find your 403(b) provider options by searching by your employer HERE.

Tori and her team are able to help you with any of these providers.

Our goal is to empower you with the education, tools, and strategies to thrive.