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NFT at ...

Join the NFT Executive Board for a casual conversation. Our next NFT at... will be at Moylans in Novato on Friday November 4 from 3:30-5:00 pm. First beverage is free!

Upcoming dates and venues:

January 13 @ Hopmonk

February 3 @ Moylans

March 3 @ Hopmonk

April 7 @ Moylans

AFT PLUS Member Benefits

AFT PLUS is the name of the member benefit programs available to AFT members and their families. Many of the programs are provided through Union Privilege, the benefit arm of the AFL-CIO; others are unique to AFT and are coordinated directly through AFT PLUS. Explore the site and learn more about the savings and services available to you as a union member.

Click here to learn more about AFT PLUS Member Benefits.

Retirement: Important Information

Do you have a plan for retirement? At a recent CalSTRS workshop the presenter shared how many teachers' "plan" is to work until they can't stand it anymore and "hope" they had enough to retire on. Guess what? "Hope" is not a plan.

Be familiar with your CalSTRS defined benefit plan. Start by looking at your CalSTRS statement. Have you designated a beneficiary (Page 3)? What about the Defined Benefit Supplemental account listed in the statement? How will you designate this?

How will my Social Security retirement benefits be calculated? Read the details of the Windfall Elimination Provision and the Government Pension Offset and find out how they will affect you in your retirement.