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Benefits at a Glance: Participant Video Series

Now more than ever, it is important to know what benefits you have and what they entail. Over the coming weeks, Wespath will launch a series of short Benefits-at-a-Glance videos to help you do just that. Come back to this page periodically to see what has been added.

Wespath and EY: Financial Planning for Today and Beyond

Benefits Education Manager, Bob Christophel, sits down with EY’s Director of Personal Finance, Dan Eck, for a conversation about how EY can assist through the pandemic, how to get started with EY, and tools and resources available to Wespath participants.

Virtual Benefits Education in Our New Normal

In this video, Bob Christophel, Manager of Benefits Education, discusses ways Wespath has augmented Benefits Education in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Benefits Access Updates

This video discusses updates made to benefitsaccess.org on June 6, 2020, including updates for responsive display on phones and tablets.

Annuities: What a Retiree Should Know

Martin Bauer, Senior Managing Director of Benefit Plans, explains the basics of annuities for Wespath participants.

CARES Act Distributions and Hardship Loans

Steve Clark, Associate General Counsel at Wespath, reviews CARES Act Distributions and Hardship Loans in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Managing Stress

This video provides an overview of the emotional and mental health benefits available to help people better manage stress.

Connect with Benefits Access

This video lists many of the things you can do on the Benefits Acceess website, including how to update your e-mail, change beneficiaries and view tax materials and quarterly statements.

COVID-19 Health and Safety Support

Kelly Wittich, Director of Health and Well-Being—Benefit Plans, talks about how Wespath's health plans are addressing participant needs during the COVID-19 pandemic.

MPP and Annuitization—What You Need to Know

Martin Bauer, Senior Managing Director of Benefit Plans, talks about the Ministerial Pension Plan (MPP), focusing on the annuity portion of the plan.

Benefits at a Glance: Introduction

Bob Christophel and Peter Hang from Wespath Benefits and Investments introduce the Benefits at a Glance video series.

Apply for Benefits the Easy Way

This video provides an overview of the online retirement benefit application process.

Begin Your Benefits the Easy Way

This video shows how to request a distribution in the online application and highlights the LifeStage Retirement Income distribution service.