Benefits Support for March and April

Mallorie Nelson, UMSL’s Total Rewards Generalist, will be departing for maternity leave next week. Congratulations, Mallorie!

In -person support from 11:30 – 3:00 PM in 220 Woods Hall on March 9, April 6, and April 20th.

Phone and email support will be provided by Total Rewards Generalists from other UM campuses as follows:

03/01-03/07     Tony Redlinger, UM System            573 – 884 – 1477

03/08/-03/14    Mark Ellis, UM System                       573 – 884 – 2350

03/15-03/21     Marcia Lane, MO S&T                          573-341-6105

03/22 – 03/28  Tony Redlinger, UM System            573 – 884 – 1477

03/29 – 04/04  Ted Stahl, UMKC                                   816 – 235 – 1625

04/05 – 04/11  Tony Redlinger, UM System             573 – 884 – 1477

04/12-04/18     Marcia Lane, MO S&T                          573-341-6105

04/19-04/25     Ted Stahl, UMKC                                    816 – 235 – 1625

04/26-05/02     Mark Ellis, UM System                       573 – 884 – 2350

The HR Service Center is available Monday through Friday from 8AM – 5PM via phone (573-882-2146) or Email. 

Upcoming Retirement Seminars at UMSL

This free seminar is offered by the UM System Office of Human Resources – Retirement Programs. It is designed for faculty and staff 10 years or less from retirement, however, all faculty and staff are welcome to attend. It is a single session offered multiple times throughout the year and provides an overview of all retirement plans offered by the University.

DATE: Multiple dates; see below
TIME: All dates 3:00pm 5:00pm
WHERE: UMSL JC Penney Building, Telepresence Room 61
COST: FREE , but registration is required and limited so register today!

REGISTRATION: Click here

Before Attending:
Participants of the DB Plan or Hybrid Plan (http://umurl.us/retplans), be sure to run an online pension estimate, prior to attending the seminar, using the online Pension Benefits Portal available through myHR: http://myhr.umsystem.edu (Click the compass in the upper right-hand corner and navigate to: Navigator >> Self Service >> Benefits >> Retirement Calculator. Then, click the Retirement Calculator link.). Print out your estimate and bring it to the seminar. This seminar will help you review and understand your personal estimate of your pension benefits.

Dates:
Thursday, January 23, 2020
Tuesday, April 7, 2020*
Tuesday, June 23, 2020
Wednesday, September 2, 2020*
Wednesday, November 4, 2020

*This session is part of a series of retirement seminars. The other sessions will be listed on the Retirement Seminars webpage (http://umurl.us/retsem) once registration is available and cover additional topics such as financial planning, estate planning, Social Security and Medicare.

Sign Up for a Pre-Retirement Seminar at UMSL

A free seminar designed for faculty and staff 10 years or less from retirement will be held on Thursday, March 14th from 3 p.m. – 5 p.m. in the J.C. Penney Telepresence Room – 61.  However, all faculty and staff are welcome to attend.  This single session is offered multiple times throughout the year and provides an overview of the UM Retirement, Disability and Death (RDD) Benefit Plan. In addition, this seminar will help you review your personal estimate of your pension benefits.  This seminar will help you understand information displayed in the typical retirement estimate.  Register through the UM-System Retirement Seminars page today.  If you need assistance registering, please call HR at 314-516-5805.

TIAA Virtual Financial Counseling



Meet with a financial consultant from wherever

you are—on your laptop, smartphone, tablet or
desktop computer.

You can access virtual counseling through any device and get guidance
about saving more, managing debt or planning for your future. It’s highly
secure and private.

Take advantage of advice and education
When you meet virtually with a financial consultant, you’ll get answers
to these questions:

WW Am I saving enough?
WW Are my investments properly allocated?
WW Am I on track to meet my retirement goals?

Financial advice is available as part of your retirement plan at no
additional cost. Take advantage and schedule a virtual counseling
session today.  MAKE AN APPOINTMENT.

Are You Prepared for Retirement?

Let us help!

As part of the university’s voluntary retirement plan offerings, employees are eligible for a FREE, confidential financial counseling session. A one-on-one consultation provides guidance to help you maximize your retirement savings and plan for other goals. Retirement representatives are seasoned financial professionals, on staff with Fidelity and TIAA, and are non-commissioned to ensure that UM employees receive unbiased information. Fidelity and TIAA are both on the UMSL campus on a monthly basis to help you get the most out of retirement. In addition to campus appointments, the Retirement representatives can meet at your convenience — at a designated location or over the phone. Best of all, there is no fee for this added benefit. Continue reading “Are You Prepared for Retirement?”

Planning for Retirement? Attend a Seminar & Schedule a One-on-One Appointment

Get more information about your retirement planning by attending sessions that cover University retirement plans and coming retiree health insurance eligibility changes.for those that retire 01/01/2018 or later. There is no cost to you, but registration is required and spaces are limited, so register today! Continue reading “Planning for Retirement? Attend a Seminar & Schedule a One-on-One Appointment”