Seminars, consultations to focus on retirement planning

Get more information about retirement planning and learn about retiree insurance eligibility changes planned for University of Missouri System employees who will retire in 2018 or later. Pre-retirement seminars will be held:

  • 1:30-3:30 p.m. Monday, March 6, in the Missouri-Ozark Room of the Havener Center
  • 10 a.m.-noon Tuesday, March 7, in the Missouri-Ozark Room of the Havener Center

Resources available for retirement planning

On Jan. 1, 2018, employees’ eligibility for the University of Missouri System’s retiree health insurance plans will change. Eligibility will differ based on whether you fall into category A, B, C or D. Some employees may make the choice to retire in 2017 before the changes are made. UM Total Rewards is offering seminars and one-on-one consultations to help educate faculty and staff in order to make informed decisions. The following are open to all employees, but designed specifically for employees planning to retire in the next 10 years.

Henry Wiebe to retire Sept. 1

Dr. Henry Wiebe, vice provost of global learning for Missouri S&T, has announced that he will retire from the position effective Sept. 1. Wiebe has served as vice provost of global learning since February 2003.

TIAA-CREF counseling sessions

Discuss your personal financial situation with an experienced Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association – College Retirement Equities Fund (TIAA-CREF) financial consultant on Monday, April 14, in the Shamrock Room of the Havener Center. All meetings are confidential. Register to attend online.

Individual pre-retirement counseling

TIAA-CREF will hold free individual financial counseling sessions at the Havener Center on Tuesday, Jan. 28. Space is limited and registration is required. Register online or call 866-843-5640. Discuss your personal financial situation on a confidential basis with an experienced TIAA-CREF financial consultant and learn how you can achieve your financial goals by investing in financial solutions such as mutual funds, brokerage, life insurance and annuities.

Want to estimate your retirement benefit?

Use the Retirement Benefits Worksheet to estimate what your benefits would be if you were employed long enough to retire from the university (age 55-59 with 10 or more years of service or age 60+ with 5 or more years of service). It’s available online .

UM to host retirement plan vendors for Q&A

The campus is invited to a question-and-answer session with participating UM Tax Deferred Annuity (403(b)) Plan vendors from 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 7, in the Carver-Turner Room of the Havener Center. The University of Missouri tax deferred investment department has invited the vendors to Missouri S&T to answer questions, provide more information about […]