TIAA May Webinars: Financial Foundations and Market Volatility Resources

TIAA, one of Illinois Tech’s 403(b) Retirement Plan vendors, has announced several educational webinars running from May 12 – 14, 2020.  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

TIAA also has resources available for anyone with concerns about market volatility. They have created an informational page on their website, which includes tips on how to navigate the current environment as well as links on how to access assistance from their team of consultants.

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

May Live Webinar Lineup:

  • Start to Finish: The early career woman’s guide to financial wisdom: May 12 at 2pm CST. When women are starting their careers, there’s a lot to consider—career goals, job satisfaction, achieving a work/life balance. But it’s important to also consider retirement. Discover how establishing a plan now can help establish your financial future. Note that this is open to all genders.
  • Market proof your retirement: May 13 at 11am CST. In retirement—and the years leading up to it—protecting your savings becomes just as important as growing it. Join us to learn how to create your own personal pension with TIAA Traditional.
  • Paying Yourself: Income options in retirement: May 13 at 2pm CST. Learn the rules that govern retirement assets and find out when to consider using different income sources.
  • The 411 on 529 college savings plans: May 14 at 11am CST. Learn how 529 college savings plans work and how to invest in one for a child, grandchild, yourself or other loved one.