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myWellness Choices 2014 – Financial Wellness

New studies show that Retirement may last 30+ years. This is good news, but not if we ignore the basics of financial wellness and retirement planning. By taking full advantage of your 403(b) plan you can reduce your taxable income now and build savings for the long run. Make sure your retirement will be something to enjoy!

Workplace Retirement Resources
To help you better understand and manage the retirement benefits which the university provides, take some time to view the online Financial Education Seminars posted on the Benefits website.

If the prospect of planning for your retirement feels overwhelming, get some one-on-one help. Take a look at the Investment Vendor Schedule and set up a meeting with one of the investment company representatives at a convenient campus location.

Use this Retirement Check List as a guide to help you get on track for the best possible retirement.

Need Help Getting Started
The Benefits Service Center is happy to answer your questions about your 403(b) retirement benefits. Contact us at 410-516-2000 or via email at and request a 403(b) kit to help you get started on the road to financial wellness. Doing so will be good for your physical health and wellbeing too!

App of the Month: Retirement Savings Calculator
Are you saving enough for retirement? Will you be able to stop working when you want to and still have the lifestyle you want in retirement? The Retirement Savings Calculator helps you answer these questions.

Web Widget of the Month: Small Change
Small changes can add up over time. See how packing a lunch, brewing your own coffee, exercising at home, etc. can leave you with significantly more retirement savings.

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