Setting up for the Next Step

With years of service behind you, it’s time to look ahead. There is a lot to consider, from when you will be ready to retire to how much you will need to pay for health care costs — and enjoy what’s next in life!

Get the most out of your Western Digital benefits

You can learn more about your Western Digital benefits and find tools and resources to help you make the best choices on the Enrollment Information page.

Be sure to designate a beneficiary for your benefits

It is important to designate a beneficiary to receive the life and/or AD&D insurance benefit and your 401(k) retirement plan in the event of your death. As personal circumstances change, be sure to keep that information up to date. Designate or change your beneficiaries during Open Enrollment on Workday.

Invest your Health Savings Account balance

Invest your Health Savings Account balance. Did you know that you can enhance the savings capabilities of your HSA by investing your funds? If you have a balance is more than $1,000, consider investing in mutual funds. This can grow your HSA further and help you save more for retirement expenses. Don’t forget! Western Digital contributes to your HSA too — $800 for individual coverage or $1,800 for family coverage. You can use your HSA dollars to pay for eligible healthcare expenses or save them for the future. Learn more about the Health Savings Account.

Maximize your retirement strategy

The Western Digital 401(k) Plan puts you in charge of your investment strategy — and you likely have other sources of retirement income to manage, adding up to your future retirement savings. Take the time to see if your current savings and investment strategies are on track to help you achieve your future financial goals. For more information, see the 401(k) Plan page.

Get help managing a complex medical condition

DRIVE Wellness offers employees access to experts who know how to get you back to feeling your best. You will identify the barriers that prevent you from reaching your health and wellness goals, and partner with and expert to help you to find the treatment plans and protocols to reach the best outcomes. For more information, see Care Management on the Wellness page.

Get support with managing life and stress

Western Digital offers an Employee Assistance Program as well as behavioral health services through DRIVE Wellness Centers.

Focus on your health with DRIVE Wellness

Physical health is important and Western Digital is here to support you on your wellness journey. You can find a variety tools, resources, and programs to help you create and maintain a healthy lifestyle including:

Consider if you want to take advantage of Western Digital Voluntary Benefits

The company provides Identity Theft benefits at no cost to you, so if you have not enrolled in this benefit, consider doing so. See Identity Theft Protection to learn how. Open enrollment is also the time to decide if you want to enroll in other voluntary benefits including the legal plan or accident insurance and hospital indemnity insurance.