Getting ready for retirement
Here are some important dates you’ll want to know to make the transition easy. You should start getting organized as early as nine months before your planned retirement date.
6-9 months before retirement
Notify your manager of your retirement date. Submit your request through My Pension Resource or the WISE Trust Pension Contact Centre. Ensure your personal information is up to date on your employers HR System.
Review the pension guidebook at My Pension Resource. If you haven’t already, we recommend that you contact a professional for personal financial advice when you are putting together your retirement plan.
5 months to retirement
Receive your retirement package in the mail from the WISE Trust Pension Contact Centre.
4 months to retirement
2 months to retirement
Return all your documents no later than the first of the month before your retirement date to start your pension on time.