Planning for Retirement

Congratulations, you are about to retire! Your decision to retire is one of the most important decisions you will make in your working career. There are some important steps you need to take, such as completing the necessary forms and making benefit decisions that will affect your retirement.

An employee considering retirement should begin planning at least 1 year before his or her retirement date. This is especially important in preparing for their CalPERS pension and decisions about healthcare.

There are 7 key things that each retiree needs to plan for and consider before retiring from the City of Santa Rosa: