Fund Your Future with DRS

A large part of planning for the future starts with how you approach your finances today. Explore some of the basics of financial planning, tools for managing your money and ideas for sparking conversations with friends and family. Join Retirement System employees as they tackle the stigma around money and share their personal financial journeys.

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6 days ago

There are so many “What ifs” when it comes to managing your money. What if your car breaks down? What if you need to go to the hospital? An emergency fund can help you prepare for the unexpected. So, how much should you save and where do you start? We offer some tips on how to master this crucial piece of budgeting.

Wednesday Nov 02, 2022

When most people think about budgeting, they examine their spending. But it’s also important to look at your income. We take a peek at different ways to think about income including changing your tax withholdings, side hustles and how to estimate your retirement income.

Thursday Oct 13, 2022

We all spend money, so you might as well know where it’s going. In this episode, we take a look at a few different approaches to budgeting and how you can make it work for you.

Monday Sep 26, 2022

Money talk seems to be everywhere these days, even TikTok. Turns out, talking about your finances can lead to new insights. Our hosts share their first experience with money.


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The Washington State Department of Retirement Systems helps public employees within the state retire well. Our 330,000 customers includes firefighters, school employees and police officers. For over 45 years, we’ve been providing information and tools for retirement.

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