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CPG has gathered all learning in one place, giving you the whole picture in a way that's easy to understand and take advantage of. Learn about holistic wellness, managing your finances, and more.

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Educational Resources

Information to help you create a realistic plan for your retirement, improve your mental, emotional, and physical health.

Finance Resources


Whether you are starting out, in the middle of your career, or are approaching retirement, our education and resources will inform, engage, and inspire you as you set the foundation for realizing your financial goals now and throughout life. You'll learn from our team of financial experts how to identify your financial goals and create a realistic plan for your retirement.

Active Clergy | Retired Clergy

Active Lay | Retired Lay

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Health Resources


Are you starting out on your health journey, or looking for hints on how to take the next step in your journey? Our roadmap to wellness offers information on improving your mental, emotional, and physical health. You can choose the topics that interest you - resilience, mindfulness, exercise, or nutrition - for a customized learning experience. Be sure to take advantage of the resources we provide as you start your journey to wellness.

Active Clergy | Retired Clergy

Active Lay | Retired Lay

Administrators

Pastoral Care Resources


Life in retirement can bring both joy and challenges. In Pastoral Care, you will learn how to anticipate and plan for the changes and challenges ahead so you can enjoy your new life in retirement.

Retired Clergy

eLearning Courses

Take our interactive courses to learn about your pension benefits and move along your roadmap to wellness.

Featured Courses


 

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Understanding Your Benefits

Essential information for new employees (or anyone looking for a quick refresher).

Resilience: Stacking the Odds for Wellness

Interested in tips, tools and practices for enhancing resilience? Our multi-part course offers a practical, interactive guide.

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Five Years to Retirement: Your Roadmap to Retirement Readiness

For Clergy

A practical approach to retirement planning, with suggestions and tips for staying on track.

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Five Years to Retirement: Your Roadmap to Retirement Readiness

For Lay Employees

A practical approach to retirement planning, with suggestions and tips for staying on track.

Finance Courses


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The Church Pension Fund Clergy Pension Plan — US Dioceses

Get to know your pension benefit and the other benefits The Church Pension Fund provides to eligible clergy.

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The Episcopal Church Retirement Savings Plan (RSVP)

If you are a clergy or lay employee enrolled in a defined benefit pension plan, you may have the option of contributing your own money toward your retirement savings.

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The Episcopal Church Lay Employees’ Defined Contribution Retirement Plan (Lay DC Plan)

Are you planning for the future you want? Start today by making the most of the Lay DC Plan.

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Clergy Housing Allowance

Clergy may be allowed to exclude some or all of their housing expenses from U.S. federal income tax. Learn more about this important tax exclusion.

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Social Security

What’s the most important decision you’ll make with regards to your Social Security retirement benefit? It could be deciding when to claim.

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Protecting Yourself from Financial Fraud

If you were approached with a financial opportunity, could you spot a fraud? Learn the tactics con artists use to trick their victims, even those who are educated and financially aware.

Understanding the International Clergy Pension Plan

The information you’ll need to understand your pension benefit and other benefits The Church Pension Fund provides to eligible clergy.

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Required Minimum Distribution for CPG Plans and Products

This course walks you through RMDs as they apply to the Defined Benefit Plans, Defined Contribution Plans, and Individual Retirement Accounts administered by CPG.

Health Courses


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Your Healthcare Benefits

Here’s a quick guide to your healthcare benefits and the coverage available to you and your family.

Nutrition: Your Next Meal

Discover ways to help make food choices that are right for you.

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Bite-Sized Nutrition

Take this bite-sized course of quick tips to help with your food choices.

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Health Savings Accounts and High Deductible Health Plans

Information about High Deductible Health Plans offered by The Episcopal Church Medical Trust and Health Savings Accounts.

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Medicare Secondary Payer
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Here's information to help with understanding how Medicare and your employer's group health plan work together to assist with decisions about what to do, when, and why.

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Group Medicare Advantage

Learn about the retiree health plans offered by The Episcopal Church Medical Trust in a course created especially for clergy and lay employees of The Episcopal Church.

Well-Being Courses


SMART: Five Key Ways to Make Your Goals More Effective

Use interactive fields in this animated course to help hone your personal goals for health and financial well-being.

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Visioning: See Your Way to Wellness

Need a kick-start for improved health and financial well-being? Use visioning to create a healthier tomorrow.

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Facing Dementia: Important Information for Caregivers and Older Adults

Are you a caregiver or concerned about a dementia diagnosis for yourself or a loved one? This course offers general information that may help with financial, physical, and psychological care.

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Coping Tips for Uncertain Times

Short videos to support well-being of both body and mind.

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Could This Be Burnout?

Episcopal priest and clinical mental health therapist Mario Conliffe discusses ways to understand burnout and offers suggestions for promoting well-being.