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Estate Planning and Living Trust Webinar

Date: Wednesday, April 14, 2021 
Time: 12:00 - 1:30pm PST
Facilitator: John Erik Fraker, JD, LLM Estate Attorney, Patelco Credit Union 

The webinar will cover the following topics and more: 
  • The advantages and disadvantages of Wills and Living Trust
  • How to plan your estate so it may pass to your loved ones most efficiently
  • Why putting property in your children's names may be a mistake
  • How probate works and, more importantly, how you may avoid probate altogether
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Financial Training 
We are pleased to announce the following training sessions from Savings Plus and Fidelity.

Savings Plus and Fidelity are CSU vendors and these courses are optional.
The following courses are offered by Savings Plus.
They are facilitated by Victor Tawn, SJSU's Savings Plus Representative.

Social Security: 
The Choice of a Lifetime

  • Thursday, April 1 - 12:00pm-1:00pm PST
  • Wednesday, April 21 - 12:00pm-1:00pm PST
  • Friday, April 30 - 10:15am-11:15am PST 
Enrolling in Savings Plus
  • Wednesday, April 14 - 11:00am-12:00pm PST
  • Tuesday, April 20 - 12:00pm-1:00pm PST
  • Thursday, April 29 - 12:00pm-1:00pm PST
Investing with Savings Plus
  • Thursday, April 15 - 11:00am-12:00pm PST
  • Wednesday, April 28 - 12:00pm-1:00pm PST
Nearing Retirement
  • Friday, April 16 - 11:00am-12:00pm PST
  • Thursday, April 22 - 12:00pm-1:00pm PST
The following courses are offered by Fidelity.

Planning for Income in Retirement
  • Thursday, April 8 - 12:00pm-1:00pm PST
Manage Your Debt
  • Tuesday, April 13 - 12:00pm-1:00pm PST
Estate Planning
  • Wednesday, April 21 - 12:00pm-1:00pm PST
Make the Most of Retirement Savings
  • Thursday, April 29 - 12:00pm-1:00pm PST
FERPing Questions
  • Tuesday, May 4 - 12:00pm-1:00pm PST
Understanding Roth In-Plan Conversions
  • Wednesday, May 12 - 12:00pm-1:00pm PST
Top Things to do Before you Retire
  • Thursday, May 20 - 12:00pm-1:00pm PST
Planning for Income in Retirement
  • Tuesday, May 25 - 12:00pm-1:00pm PST
You may also schedule a consultation with SJSU's Fidelity Representative, Erik Kautzmann, on the following days:
  • Thursday, April 29 - 8:00am-4:00pm PST
  • Thursday, May 27 - 8:00am-4:00pm PST
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CSU Learn Tips & Tricks

Registering for Courses
Before beginning an assigned training course, you must first register for the curriculum. Once registered you will be prompted to begin the course. 

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LinkedIn Learning

Did you know?
All faculty and staff have access to hundreds of video-based courses in LinkedIn Learning. And you don't need a LinkedIn account to access them! Simply click the tile on one.SJSU.

Once logged into LinkedIn Learning, search for SJSU to find collections curated for our employees.

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Health and Well-being 
Kaiser and Sutter Health are offering health and well-being courses to all employees.

Kaiser and Sutter Health are CSU vendors and these courses are optional.
The following courses are presented by Kaiser.
To register, click the session time for the one in which you wish to enroll.

Mindful Stretching
Practice gentle stretching exercises using a chair, to ease aches and stiffness.

Eat Right, Total Health Nutrition
Explore plant-focused nutrition and how to make healthy choices.

Fitting It In
Learn and practice practical small tips to make exercise a regular activity.

Ready, Set, 5K Weekly Program
Join Kaiser each Wednesday beginning April 21 for on-line training and support as you learn to build aerobic activity into your life.
  • Each week includes: information, stretching, and time to answer any questions you may have.
  • By the end of the series you will be ready to run/walk a 5K!
  • The same webinar is offered in the morning and afternoon to accommodate your schedule.
  • Review the topics and register now!
Play Hard-Find Joy in Movement
Exercise does not have to be hard or be done in a gym to be effective. Finding joy in everyday movement is key to long term adherence and overall health.

Practice Gratitude
Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It provides many benefits crucial to our total health. Explore ways you can boost your happiness and overall health.
The following courses are presented by Sutter Health:

The Upside of Stress
Learn how to recognize signs of stress and how taking ownership can lead to positive motivation.
Tackling Allergies
Learn how to identify signs and symptoms of allergies, review triggers, and discuss treatment options.
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Q: Do I have to consult with my manager before taking any course?

A: If the course is during your work hours, yes; your manager should be consulted. If the course is during your lunch break or outside of your regular work hours then no, you do not need to consult your manager.

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Last Updated Mar 29, 2021