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Jan. 22: WSURP retirement presentations offered

tiaa-cref-logo-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Retirement presentations for participants in the Washington State University Retirement Plan (WSURP) will be offered by Human Resource Services and TIAA-CREF on Wednesday, Jan. 22, in Lighty 405.

Sessions will be available to non-Pullman sites via AMS videoconferencing. To request videoconferencing, please visit “Current Benefit Events” on the HRS website at Registration for Pullman participants is not required, but encouraged, and can also be addressed through this website.

Pre-retirement sessions, targeted for those within 2-5 years of retirement, 8:30-10:30 a.m. or 2-4 p.m.

During the first hour, HRS personnel will review: retiree medical/dental insurance options; the VEBA medical expense benefit; life insurance options; tax deferring payouts and the supplemental retirement plan.

Representatives from TIAA-CREF will then discuss how they can provide objective advice about asset allocation based on individual needs, as well as how to obtain a personalized action plan consisting of retirement income options, funding the financial strategy that fits personal needs and keeping retirement investing on track.

Mid-career benefit review, intended for employees who have been with WSU for a while and would like a review of their benefits and reminders of when they may want to make adjustments, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

During the first hour, HRS personnel will address: life changing events; life insurance; long term disability; flex-plan services; SelectPlus caregiver programs; CDHP health plans; health savings accounts and retirement plan options, including voluntary retirement plans.

Representatives from TIAA-CREF will discuss: setting financial goals; realizing tax advantages; potentially reducing risk with diversification; recognizing the pitfalls of market timing and understanding the impact of expenses

Questions about the WSURP presentations or retirement options at WSU can be directed to Human Resource Services, 509-335-4521,

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