MetLife Expands Workforce Retirement Education Program

MetLife announced the national expansion of its retirewise program.

Launched in 2007, the retirewise program was created to meet the needs of employees, particularly those approaching retirement, who are interested in receiving comprehensive and objective retirement education and guidance in the workplace, MetLife said in an announcement.

retirewise is a series of four, two-hour proprietary, solutions-oriented seminars that provide a comprehensive view of retirement. According to Metlife:

  • The first seminar helps employees begin to envision their retirement and how they will finance it by reviewing basic money principles and their relevance in retirement.
  • The second seminar focuses on creating and protecting wealth and introduces employees to the retirement income planning process.
  • In the third seminar employees learn how to structure a retirement income stream and protect against unplanned expenses.
  • The fourth seminar helps employees understand how to make the most of what they have, starting with how employee benefits fit into their retirement plans.

At the conclusion of the seminar series, employees can choose a complimentary, face-to-face consultation with a MetLife representative. Spouses, parents, and other family members are also encouraged to participate in retirewise.

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