TCDRS Employee Education

When it comes to retirement planning, knowledge is power. TCDRS can help you help your employees gain a better understanding of how their benefits are earned, what you provide and what their options are at retirement.

You can schedule a visit from our Member Services Representatives to provide free benefit education to your employees with a Retirement Seminar and Personal Benefit Counseling.

Please note: TCDRS is limiting all staff non-essential travel due to concerns about the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Our representatives are still offering services remotely and through our call center. We will continue to monitor the situation and assess our travel limitations as needed. If you have any questions, please contact TCDRS Member Services.

Retirement seminars

This is a general session to give your employees an overview of their TCDRS benefits under your specific plan.

Personal Benefit Counseling

Your employees can sign up for a free, 30-minute, one-on-one session with a TCDRS Member Services Representative. During these sessions, employees can:

  • Review their individual benefit status 
  • Run different retirement scenarios with customized benefit estimates 
  • Learn what they should consider when selecting a benefit payment option 
  • Review additional benefits such as Survivor Benefit and Group Term Life 

Contact your Employer Services Representative to schedule a visit.

ONLINE Counseling

TCDRS offers online one-on-one counseling sessions to all members who want to learn more about their retirement benefits.

When members meet online during their free session with a TCDRS representative, they will:

  • Learn about their benefits 
  • Receive personalized estimates 
  • Review benefit payment options 

It’s like having a face-to-face counseling session with a TCDRS representative from the privacy of their home or office. All they need is a computer or mobile device, and an internet connection. No Webcam required!

Members can sign up for their free online counseling session on our scheduling page. For more information, visit


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