Florida Retirement System: Pension and DROP Options

Learn about the Florida Retirement System pension options
Rating: 4.7 out of 5 (96 ratings)
2,186 students
Florida Retirement System: Pension and DROP Options
Rating: 4.7 out of 5 (96 ratings)
2,186 students
Understand the options within the Florida Retirement System pension program.

Requirements

  • You should be a part of the Florida Retirement System. No investment or financial knowledge is needed.

Description

This course is intended to educate Florida Public employees on their retirement options and choices, and how to fill out their retirement paperwork correctly. 

Topics we discuss:

  • Florida Retirement System (FRS) Pension Options
  • Florida Retirement System (FRS) Investment Plan Option
  • Deferred Retirement Option Program (DROP)
  • Deferred Retirement Option Program (DROP) Payout Options
  • How to fill out your Retirement Paperwork

Who this course is for:

  • This course is intended for Florida public employees who are part of the Florida Retirement System pension or investment plan.

Course content

3 sections • 25 lectures • 52m total length
  • FRS Pension Option 1
    02:03
  • FRS Pension Option 1 Article
    01:25
  • Bonus: Pension Maximization
    01:23
  • FRS Pension Option 2
    01:43
  • Bonus: The problem with Pension Option 2
    01:06
  • FRS Pension Option 2 Article
    01:33
  • FRS Pension Option 3
    01:32
  • FRS Pension Option 3 Article
    01:02
  • FRS Pension Option 4
    02:11
  • FRS Pension Option 4 Article
    00:48
  • FRS Investment Plan
    01:11
  • FRS Investment Plan Article
    02:23

Instructor

CEO at Anders & Anders Financial Group
Don Anders
  • 4.4 Instructor Rating
  • 163 Reviews
  • 4,033 Students
  • 2 Courses

Don started his career helping Florida Retirement System employees set up and establish their 403(b)/TSA and 457/Deferred Comp retirement accounts in 2007. In 2009, Don began working as a BENCOR representative advising and managing 9 school district and college plans in central Florida. 

Don partnered with his uncle Dave Anders in 2015 to form Anders & Anders Financial Group, and in July 2016 Don resigned as a BENCOR Representative to focus on running Anders & Anders full time. With decades of experience working with public employees, Anders & Anders primary focus is assisting retiring Florida Retirement System employees with their investment and insurance needs. 

Don married the love of his life, Brianna, in 2005. They have three great children Teagan, Kelby, and Harper. In his free time, Don enjoys spending time with his family, fishing, basketball, audio books, and live theater.

" Securities and advisory services offered through Madison Avenue Securities, LLC (MAS), member FINRA/SIPC, and a Registered Investment Advisor. MAS and Anders & Anders Financial Group are not affiliated companies."