Education

Featured Zoom Education Sessions

Foundational Concepts

Presentation

Q&A

Recording (coming soon)

How DROP Works in Active Service and Retirement

Presentation

Q&A

Recording

Retirement Process with DPFP

Presentation

Q&A

Recording

Social Security

 

Recording

Upcoming Live Zoom Education Sessions

September 2021 Education session dates

Location: Zoom Webinar
Date: September 8, 16, and 22
Time: 9 a.m.- 11 a.m. 

Educational Sessions

Description                                

Date & Time

How DROP works in Active Service and Retirement

For members that are pension eligible (50+ years of age or at least 20 years of service)

This session will discuss the process for a member to join DROP, how the monthly pension benefit builds the DROP account, the impact of the 100% Joint and Survivor benefit on the DROP account, and the annuitization of the DROP account upon retirement.

Presented by Aimee Crews, Retirement Counselor.

Click here to register.

 

 September 8, 2021

    9 a.m. – 11 a.m.

Social Security

Zoom Webinar hosted by Expert Tom Clark

Tom Clark worked for the Social Security administration for 33 years. He has given more than 6,000 speeches while working for social security and is joining us to discuss how your pension from DPFP will affect the Social Security benefits you could receive based on your own work or your spouse’s work. This will include explanations of the Windfall Elimination Provision and Government Pension Offset. He will also discuss Medicare entitlement and when to file for Medicare Parts A and B.

Click here to register.

 September 15, 2021

     9 a.m.- 11 a.m.

Retirement Process with DPFP

For members within 5 years of retirement

 

This session will review the steps necessary to apply for pension benefits when members are ready to retire. It will detail the paperwork required by DPFP, what to expect at your retirement appointment, and provide a calendar to assist with setting your retirement date. An addendum with contact information for the City of Dallas is included.

Presented by Cynthia J. Thomas, Lead Retirement Counselor.

Click here to register.

 

 September 16, 2021

     9 a.m.- 11 a.m.

Foundational Concepts of Your Pension

For members with at least 5 years of service

 

This session will discuss the foundational concepts of your pension. We will review eligibility requirements, discuss service purchases, explain how your pension is calculated, as well as discuss the available options if you need to leave the City of Dallas before retirement.

Presented by Ann Matthews, Retirement Counselor.

Click here to register. 

 

 September 22, 2021

      9 a.m.- 11 a.m.

 

 

If you have any questions, please contact:

Kimberly Boone

Phone: (214) 780-2826

Email: kimberlyb@dpfp.org

or

Azyeb Kidane

Phone: (214) 780-2820

Email: azyebk@dpfp.org