National Save for Retirement Week (October 21 – 27, 2012) is a Congressionally-endorsed national event dedicated to promoting retirement savings and encouraging employees to participate in their employer-sponsored retirement saving plans. In conjunction with National Save for Retirement Week, University Human Resources and UPB Benefits Services are offering a series of FREE retirement planning and investing seminars to University employees.
Representatives from Fidelity and TIAA-CREF, the vendors for the University of Illinois Supplemental 403(b) Retirement Plan, and SURS will lead the seminar discussions. These seminars are approved events under Civil Service Policy and Rules, Rule 11.12. Employees may be released from work to attend these events, University operations permitting, and subject to prior approval from their supervisor.
FREE RETIREMENT & INVESTMENT SEMINARS
· SURS - 5 Years or Less from Retirement, presented by SURS
· Building a Portfolio for Any Weather, presented by Fidelity (403(b) Plan)
· Getting On the Right Path, presented by Fidelity (403(b) Plan)
· How Am I Doing?, presented by TIAA-CREF (403(b) Plan)
· Your Retirement, A Personal Journey: How to Plan What’s Best for You in the Years to Come, presented by TIAA-CREF (403(b) Plan)
DATES, LOCATIONS, TIMES, AND REGISTRATION
For a description of these seminars including dates, locations, and times go to https://nessie.uihr.uillinois.edu/cf/benefits/index.cfm?Item_ID=139. Registration is required and can be completed online through this site.
FURTHER INFORMATION and FREE 403(b) COUNSELING
Representatives from Fidelity and TIAA-CREF also have free one-on-one counseling sessions available. Please visit https://nessie.uihr.uillinois.edu/cf/benefits/index.cfm?Item_ID=2854 for further information and to set up a counseling session.
Additional information about the University’s retirement and investment plans can be found on NESSIE,
https://nessie.uihr.uillinois.edu/cf/benefits/index.cfm?Item_ID=126&rlink=1 or bycontacting your campus UPB Benefits Services office: Benefits@uillinois.edu, Urbana 217-333-3111, Chicago 312-996-6471, Springfield 217-206-7144.