Each quarter, the OPURP releases a newsletter to update and educate participants about any changes to the plans or eligibility, as well as provide tools and tips about how to optimize retirement savings for all age groups and salary levels.
Here are some things you can expect to find in our newsletter:
- Information regarding plan changes, eligibility, and loans
- Updates to investment options, such as new available accounts or funds
- Advice from our Plan Providers on how to use their services and start saving for retirement
- Tools and widgets to create a lifetime or annual savings goal and project where your retirement account could be in 10, 20, even 50 years
- Information from the IRS about retirement savings and how participating in a salary deferral program can benefit you as early as next tax season
IN THIS ISSUE: 2021 Virtual Benefit Fairs; New Student Loan Forgiveness Benefit Brought to you by Savi and TIAA; Seven Great Reasons for Staying with the Oregon Public Universities Retirement Plan (OPURP) after Retirement!; 4 Tips to Protect Against Identity Theft; Understanding the Differences Between the Oregon Public Universities 403(b) Tax-Deferred Investment Plan, and the Oregon Savings Growth 457(b) Plan; Let's Talk About Cybersecurity & Different Ways TIAA is Helping Keep Your Account Safe; Could you be a Target for Cybercrime?; Upcoming One-on-One Sessions with Fidelity and TIAA.
IN THIS ISSUE: This "Rule of 72" May Inspire You to Save More; Important Message from the OPURP Office Regarding Solicitation E-Mails; New Fund Option for Fidelity ORP Members; 5 Ways to Protect Yourself from Cyber Fraud; Message for TDI Participants Using a Dollar Amount Rather than Percentage of Pay; Cybersecurity: TIAA's Long-Standing Practices Support DOL's New Guidance; Financial Basics with Fidelity; 5 Essential Estate Planning Questions to Ask; Should I Pay Off My Mortgage in Retirement?; Upcoming Webinars; Upcoming One-On-One Consultations and Meetings.
IN THIS ISSUE: CARES Act Distributions and Repayment Options with TIAA; CARES Act Income Tax Overview with Fidelity; 403(b) Enrollment Message from Retirement Plans Management Team; Caring for Aging Loved Ones; Upcoming Webinars; What Could You Do with Your Stimulus Check?; One-on-One financial Counseling Sessions.
IN THIS ISSUE: How to Handle the Ups & Downs of the Market; CARES Act Distributions and Repayment Options with Fidelity; Ready to Retire? You Still Need a Budget; Managing Your Cash Flow in Retirement; Stay in the Know with TIAA; Record Keeper Meeting Opportunities; Webinars and Webcast Content.
IN THIS ISSUE: Steps to Take if You Retire Earlier than Planned; Five Investment Planning Lessons Learned; Current Updates to the ORP and TDI Plans Due to CARES Act Provisions; Upcoming Webinars, Webcasts and Learning Opportunities from Fidelity Investments and TIAA; Upcoming Recordkeeper Meeting Opportunities.
IN THIS ISSUE: The CARES Act and How it Can Affect 401(a) (ORP) and 403(b) (TDI) members; Investing During a Volitile Market... What Can We Do?; Fidelity and TIAA Counseling Sessions; Upcoming Webinars and Webcasts; The Retirement Plans Management Office Has Moved! Updated Address Information.
IN THIS ISSUE: COVID-19 Business Continuity for Retirement Plans Management; What is the SECURE Act and How Does it Impact Me?; Fee Change Announcement from Fidelity; 2020 Required Minimum Distributions (RMD) Questions and Answers; Beneficiary Designations Explained; Upcoming Webcasts, Webinars, and Consulatations.
IN THIS ISSUE: Times are Changing - Form Change for TDI 403(b) Plan; 403(b) Limit Increase for 2020; Medicare Questions? Give SHIBA a try!; Four Things to Make the Most of Social Security; Introducing Fidelity MyVoice; Expand Your World of Investment Choices with Brokerage Link; Fidelity 2-Factor Authentication; Webcasts and Consultations; What's New with Oregon Savings Growth Plan (OSGP)?.
IN THIS ISSUE: National Retirement Security Week - What is Your Whole Story?; Debt Doesn't Have to be a Four-Letter Word; The Importance of Beneficiary Designations; How to Save for an Emergency; Upcoming OSGP Workshops; New Fidelity 2065 Freedom Fund; Retirement 101; Webcasts, Webinars & Meetings; Upcoming Benefit Fairs.
IN THIS ISSUE: PERS Changes: Passage of SenateBill 1049; 2019 Benefit Fair Schedule; Retirement 101; eDelivery Options with TIAA; Divorce Do's and Don'ts; TIAA Managed Accounts; Income Options Tool with TIAA; Upcoming Webinars and Webcasts; In-Person Consultations with Fidelity.
IN THIS ISSUE: The Art of the Fiscal Fast; 2019 ORP Rate Changes; Equally Prepared: Financial Planning for the LGBTQ Community; Upcoming Retirement Expos; Beneficiary Designation Reminder; Why You Should Stay With OPURP When You Retire; Upcoming Educational Opportunities and Meetings; Have an Old Retirement Account? Consolidate Today!; VALIC Name Change to AIG; AIG/VALIC Fund Option Changes; and Retirement 101.
IN THIS ISSUE: Shining a Light on Acronyms; 403(b) Limit Increase for 2019; America Saves Week; Socially Responsible Investing; Required Minimum Distribution (RMD) FAQ’s; Upcoming Educational Opportunities; One-on-One Meetings with Fidelity and TIAA Consultants; Just Keep Saving; Aiming Higher in Your 403(b); Retirement 101.
IN THIS ISSUE: Loan Changes in the Optional Retirement Plan; Campus Benefit Fair Schedule; Alternative Access Options for Fidelity and TIAA Participants; Retirement 101; 4 Rules of Thumb for Retirement Savings; Beneficiary Designation Form Reminder; Upcoming Webinars
IN THIS ISSUE: Emotional Spending Habits; Debt and Saving; Retirement 101; The Sandwich Generation & its Effect on Retirement; TIAA 100 Years; Upcoming Learning Opportunities & Meetings.
IN THIS ISSUE: Are you a PERS/OPSRP Member & Planning to Retire Soon?; Changes to Your Individual Account Program (IAP) at PERS; ORP: What Happens to Your Account When You Leave Prior to Vesting and Later Return? Found Money; Student Loan Repayments: 3 Easy Options; Retirement 101; Women & Investing: Are You in the Front Seat?; VALIC Fund Changes
IN THIS ISSUE: 2018 Contribution Limit Changes; Retirement 101; 2018 Saver's Credit; Post-Doctoral Scholars; From TIAA -- What is a Roth Contribution?; From Fidelity -- Building Your Retirement.