Retirement Benefits

CalPERS’ 10 Most Popular YouTube Videos

Our CalPERS YouTube channel features the latest information related to your health and retirement benefits and so much more. There are over 600 videos and 22 curated playlists.

Here are our current 10 most popular YouTube videos:

1. Your CalPERS Pension

This short, two-minute video helps you understand and plan for your retirement by introducing you to your CalPERS pension. After watching this video, you’ll understand what your CalPERS pension is and how it’s funded and calculated.

2. Quick Tip: Cost-of-Living Adjustment (COLA)

This quick video explains what the COLA is, how it affects your pension, and how your COLA amount is calculated.

3. Quick Tip: Choosing Your Retirement Date

This three-minute video lays out some of the factors to consider when deciding what date you plan to retire, such as service credit, benefit factors, and your final compensation.

4. Quick Tip: Retirement Calculation Factors

This quick video explains the three retirement calculation factors and how they’re used to calculate your CalPERS pension.

5. Planning Your Financial Future

This short clip introduces you to the Planning Your Financial Future series. The series helps ensure you’re prepared for retirement.

6. Social Security

This short, two-minute video helps you plan for retirement by introducing you to Social Security. After watching this video, you’ll understand what Social Security is and when you can start using it.

7. Quick Tip: Retirement Estimate Calculator

This quick video shows you how to use the Retirement Estimate Calculator, which can be accessed in myCalPERS.

8. Quick Tip: Special Power of Attorney

This quick video explains what a special power of attorney is and why it’s different from other forms of power of attorney.

9. Access Your CalPERS Info Anytime, Anywhere with myCalPERS

This short video introduces you to myCalPERS and explains some of its features, like easy access to open enrollment materials, customized retirement planning resources, and search tools to help you find a doctor in your area.

10. Understanding Your Retirement Benefit Options

This webinar walks you through some of the options available to you when considering your retirement benefits, such as beneficiaries, survivors, and your benefit allowance.

Check out these and other videos on the CalPERS YouTube channel. Don’t forget to subscribe!