Pre-Retirement Workshop (CSRS)

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Are you prepared for retirement? This three-day Civil Service Retirement System (CSRS) workshop is designed to provide you with an overview of your federal retirement benefits. Begin to secure your finances and set financial goals necessary to smoothly transition into retirement.

Key Topics

Please note that this class is not eligible for CLPs. Also if this class precedes a federal holiday, the session will run to the end of the day as usual. Please take note before registering and plan accordingly.

  • Understand CSRS retirement benefits
  • Explore leave, healthcare, life insurance, and Social Security benefits
  • Review financial, Thrift Savings Plan (TSP), and income tax planning
  • Examine estate planning
  • Recognize the transition into retirement


Employees hired prior to 1984 with no breaks in service or rehired employees after 12/31/1983 with more than a one year break in service and at least five years of creditable civilian federal service by the end of 1986 and within ten years of retirement eligibility.