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Make Time for a Retirement Check-Up This Fall

Annual Enrollment is a great time to check on your retirement savings. Good investors periodically review their investments and rebalance their portfolio to keep it aligned with their investment goals. Given current market conditions, now it's even more important that you have a diversified portfolio-one that can help protect you against losses and keeps your savings on track.

A good place to start is your investment vendor's website. It's a good idea to begin your check up by simply reviewing your account information and making sure that all of your personal information (including beneficiaries) is up to date. Then, take a look around at the variety of online tools that can help you choose the right investment mix for meeting your goals in today’s market. If choosing your own investment funds seems a little daunting, consider investing in a Target Date Fund. These funds offer quick and easy access to a diversified portfolio based on the year in which you plan to retire.

To learn more, go to the Retirement section of the Benefits website. There you’ll find more information on:

  • How our Retirement Plans work
  • How to save for retirement

Use the chart below to find your vendor’s contact information for more information about your investment options.

Vendor Contact Information
American Century Visit www.americancentury.com or call 800-345-3533 weekdays from 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., Eastern time.
Fidelity Visit NetBenefits at www.fidelity.com or call 800-343-0860 weekdays from 8 a.m. to midnight, Eastern time, to speak with a Retirement Services Specialist.
TIAA-CREF Visit www.tiaa-cref.org, or call 888-200-4074 weekdays from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m., and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Eastern time.
Vanguard Visit www.vanguard.com or call 800-523-1188 for fund and account information.
VALIC Visit www.VALIC.com, or call 800-448-2542 weekdays from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m., Eastern time.

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