VCU HR offers monthly financial fitness classes. Visit the RamStrong events page for more information.
Virginia Credit Union
Are you a member of the Virginia Credit Union? VCU faculty and staff are eligible to join the Virginia Credit Union and save. You and your family can take advantage of low-cost, convenient financial services and many free financial education resources. To join, visit vacu.orgor call (804) 323-6800.
Did you know VCU faculty and staff have access to numerous financial webinars from Fidelity Investments, TIAA, Virginia Credit Union (VACU), Virginia Retirement System (VRS) and more! There are many live and on demand sessions including:
Also, VCU HR Work Life does monthly virtual live financial sessions. Check it all out on the VCU HR Work Life website.
Check out some upcoming webinars below.
TIAA's Financial Essentials Live Webinars
Register at TIAA.org/webinars. Below are some upcoming webinars. These webinars are open to everyone!
Making gifts to loved ones and charities
You can help to maximize the value of your life’s work and help to take care of your survivors and philanthropic causes with a little planning. This webinar will review basic strategies for giving to individuals and charities during your lifetime, as well as legacy planning.
November 10 at 12 pm (ET)
Making it easier for you: Online tools and resources
Save time, better manage your money and feel empowered by learning and using the latest tools, resources and retirement calculators on TIAA’s online platform.
November 11 at 3 pm (ET)
You can also view previous webinars now on demand by logging in as a guest at TIAA.org/webinars
Practical conversations to help you live well financially, today and tomorrow – webinars from Fidelity
And so many more on Preparing for Retirement, Managing Life, and Saving & Investing
Explore Ways to Manage your well Being through the COVID-19 Resource Center
Don’t let an unexpected expense catch you off-guard. Take the new myVRS Financial Wellness course, setting up an Emergency Fund, to learn how you can prepare for life’s financial surprises. You have access to an entire curriculum of financial wellness courses, articles, tools and more directly through your myVRS account. Visit showcase.varetire.org to learn how the financial knowledge you gain and the steps you take today help you build the future you imagine.
Register today for an online Commonwealth of Virginia 457 Deferred Compensation Plan Regional Education Meeting or a virtual one-on-one with your Defined Contribution Plans Retirement Specialists
Learn More About Your Retirement Options
VRS 457 & Cash Match Plans Overview
What is a 457 Deferred Compensation Plan? How about a Cash Match 401(a) Plan? Learn about how these plans help you build your retirement future.
Select How Your Savings Are Invested
VRS Plan Investments
Do you find investing confusing? Learn about asset classes, diversification and the three investment paths available to you.
How Do I Withdraw My Money in Retirement?
VRS 457 & Cash Match Distribution Options
Retirement on the horizon? Understand the various distribution requirements and options under your 457 and 401(a) plans.
Personal Individual Account Review
Need assistance? Sign up for a 30-minute virtual one-on-one with a Defined Contribution Plans Retirement Specialist.
Our latest webinar – In times of economic uncertainty, it’s essential to focus on what you can control. In “Surviving In Today’s Economy,” we’ll share tips on increasing your value in the workplace, cutting expenses, boosting savings, and reducing debt. Watch now»
During COVID-19, we invite you to view VACU's August pre-recorded "Managing Debt during COVD-19" webinar. Having to deal with debt in a normal environment can be very stressful. With the added impact of an economic crisis, it can become overwhelming. This webinar will provide answers to key questions you must ask yourself to successfully manage debt during these challenging times. View Now!
During COVID-19, we invite you to view VACU's October pre-recorded "Managing Holiday Finances" webinar. Avoid the financial holiday lag! Learn tips and techniques to organize your holiday spending, reduce your costs, and maximize your holiday happiness. View Now!
During COVID-19, we invite you to view November's VACU pre-recorded webinar, titled "Avoiding Identity Theft." View Now!