Your Steps to Retirement

Read Retirement Planning Guide
The retirement planning guide will provide the information you need and walk you through the steps as you go through the retirement process. Read Retirement Planning Guide


Contact Your Supervisor and Notify Human Resources
This will start the process.


Complete Retirement Notification Form
Complete and submit your Retirement Notification Form no later than 30 days prior to your retirement date.


Complete a Retirement Application
If you are eligible to receive a pension, log into myplan.johnhancock.com up to 90 days prior to your Benefit Commencement Date to complete your online Retirement Application. In most cases, your Benefit Commencement Date will be the first of the month following your retirement date.


Make Your Pension Election
John Hancock will mail a Pension Election packet to your home. Complete and return your forms to John Hancock.


Complete Your Benefits Paperwork
Farm Credit Foundations will mail a benefit information packet to your home about 30 days before your retirement date. This packet will contain the information about continuing benefits and the forms you will need to continue medical, dental and/or vision coverage.


Consider Your 401(k) Account Options
These options include withdrawals, payment distribution set-up, rollover, leaving money at John Hancock. There are many great reasons to leave your 401(k) balance right where it is. Learn more ...

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Attend a Planning Webinar

Webinars are held the first Tuesday of the month at 11:00 a.m. (Central). Learn More ...