Retirement Articles

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Market Volatility Happens
Last Modified: 7/6/2018
History clearly illustrates that the market will drop some days, sometimes for weeks or months...and the market will go up some days, sometimes for weeks or months. That’s how it works. Accept the predictable unpredictableness of the market. . . . (Full story)

Ready. Set. Grow. Open an IRA account today
Last Modified: 6/25/2018
Open an IRA account today and get growing with low fees and tax advantages. Your family members can also participate in our IRA program.  . . . (Full story)

Personal investment account opportunity
Last Modified: 7/18/2018
We are now scheduling appointments for those interested in nonretirement investment accounts (also referred to as a retail account). These accounts present investment opportunities outside our 403(b) and IRA programs.  . . . (Full story)

Mutual fund lineup and model portfolio update
Last Modified: 6/18/2018
To evaluate the quality of our retirement programs, we regularly review all available investments. We review each investment based on a variety of factors to ensure they continue to satisfy our standards. We also look to provide you with an appropriate number of, and access to, different types of investments. . . . (Full story)

Financially savvy millennials have a Roth’s why
Last Modified: 5/18/2018
Opening a Roth IRA is one of the smartest money moves a young person can make—and it’s super easy. We have several reasons a Roth IRA is a good move. . . . (Full story)

Protecting a legacy: Participant level protections
Last Modified: 5/14/2018
Participant level protections are new to the Prudential Guaranteed Investment Account. Here’s more detail about when these protections could be triggered and what they mean to members. . . . (Full story)

3 things you need to know to navigate fees in your retirement savings account
Last Modified: 2/19/2018
Here at Member Benefits, we talk about fees with our members every day. But fees are often not easy to find or to understand. So let’s explore the topic of fees and uncover why they’re important, why they exist, and how you can find out what and who you’re paying so you can make informed savings decisions. . . . (Full story)

Protecting a legacy: The update
Last Modified: 5/14/2018
In the July of 2017, we shared that we were in the midst of a detailed evaluation of the Guaranteed Investment and our partnership with Prudential Retirement Insurance and Annuity Company (PRIAC) in their role as manager of the account. In this update, we respond to questions about the evaluation results and what it means for members like you. . . . (Full story)

New year, new retirement statements for members
Last Modified: 1/22/2018
View a quick video and get more information on the friendlier, easier-to-read member retirement statements coming out in January 2018. . . . (Full story)

Start small, save big
Last Modified: 5/1/2018
Don’t think you have enough money to save for retirement? Then you might be surprised to learn that saving with as little as $20 per pay period can make a big difference. The key is to start…now. . . . (Full story)

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