TIAA February 2021 Financial Essentials Webinars

TIAA, one of Illinois Tech’s 403(b) Retirement Plan vendors, has announced several Financial Essentials webinars running from February 16–18. Sessions are listed below, and are open to all retirement plan participants regardless of the vendor with which they invest. For additional information and to register, visit

  • Money at work 1: Foundations of investing–February 16, 2–3 p.m. Discover how you can manage risk versus reward as well as understand the role of investing and managing risks, ways to help accelerate savings, and tools that can help sustain a portfolio.
  • Market proof your retirementFebruary 17, 11 a.m.–noon. You’ve worked hard to save for retirement. TIAA can help you understand how to create a plan that protects you against key retirement risks, as well as helps build a diversified retirement income plan.
  • Inside money: Managing income and debtFebruary 17, 2–3 p.m. Discover how to help make your money work harder by using your cash flow more effectively, developing good saving habits, and better managing debt.
  • Tomorrow in focus: Saving for your ideal retirementFebruary 18, 11 a.m.–noon. Find out how retirement savings, planning, and the real benefit of time are essential features of retirement investments.
  • Understanding Health Savings AccountsFebruary 18, 2–3 p.m. You may know about the tax advantages of contributing to a Health Savings Account (HSA), but did you know that HSAs are also a way to save for health care in retirement? This webinar will help you understand unique aspects of HSAs, including how they help account owners to pay for current health care expenses and save for those in the future.

For information on Illinois Tech’s retirement plans, please visit the HR Portal Retirement Plan page. As always, questions regarding the retirement plan can be directed to Viktoria Rill in Human Resources at or x73353.