Worklife Workshops

Want to learn ways to better handle stress? Or get help buying a house or planning for retirement? Our Worklife workshops—offered at no cost to university faculty and staff as part of their benefits package—are designed to help you manage the competing demands of work and personal life, and to offer insight into topics of interest.

Our regularly scheduled lunchtime workshops cover subjects such as work-life effectiveness, aging, finances, homeownership, parenting, and well-being. They’re offered on the East Baltimore, Homewood, and Keswick campuses.

Individuals can register for our workshops through myLearning.

Upcoming Workshops

SEPTEMBER

LEGAL Preparedness for Families 

Do you have your financial and legal documents in order? Don’t be unprepared. Join an attorney to learn about the legal documents all adults need in case they cannot make decisions for themselves. This workshop includes information about how to prepare wills, medical advance directives, and financial powers of attorney in order to avoid court proceedings and expenses.

Friday, September 20, 2:30-3:45pm, KW (Keswick)

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Plan For Personal Finances: Plan for Getting Started

If you are getting started as a new employee at Hopkins and/or need a review of retirement planning basics, please join us for this exciting hour-long workshop. In addition to an overview of your retirement plan, a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional will explain the value of pre-tax contributions, investing basics, dollar cost averaging and other tools that will help you best manage your assets. Don’t miss this opportunity to build your confidence and skill in laying a strong foundation for your family’s future.

Tuesday, September 24, noon- 12pm, Keswick

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NOVEMBER

Plan for Personal Finances: Plan FOr your Financial  FUTURE

If you are an early to mid-career employee, we invite you to this workshop in order to reduce your stress and fear around planning for your financial future. CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professionals will identify and discuss the six components of the financial planning process which include cash flow/budgeting, investment planning, tax planning and more. The process will be brought to life through case studies that may help you easily incorporate these concepts into your financial life. Come with your questions and ready to be empowered. Please note that this is a two and a half hour workshop. Plan to stay for the duration of the program to receive the full breadth of information.

Monday, November 11, 1:00-3:30pm, Keswick

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Plan for Personal Finances: PLAN for Your IDEAL REtirement

If you are within 10 years of retirement, now is the time to evaluate your retirement plan or to put one in place. CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professionals will familiarize you with the retirement planning process and educate you on how your investment strategy should evolve as you near and enter retirement. This workshop will include goal setting, generating income through retirement and methods to prepare for potential challenges along the way. Please note that this is a two and a half hour workshop. Plan to stay for the duration of the program to receive the full breadth of information.

Tuesday, November 19, 1:00-3:30pm, Keswick

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DECEMBER

REtire Right from johns hopkins

You have focused on planning for your finances in retirement, but have you thought about where you will live? Or how you will spend your time? Relationships, community involvement, and housing are a few of the issues that retirees must think about as they enter this major life transition; recent research shows that the process of actively planning for these changes increases satisfaction in retirement years. Join Work, Life and Engagement staff to learn how to develop a vision for your retirement and avoid common pitfalls. This non-financial retirement planning workshop is appropriate for faculty and staff within 10 years of retirement.

Tuesday, December 3, noon-1:00pm, East Baltimore

Thursday, December 5, noon-1:00pm, Keswick

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