Financial Wellness

Financial Wellness

Retiree Benefits FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions about social security, life insurance information, rehired retiree information, helpful links, and other retiree benefits.

Retirement Plans

The University of Alabama provides one mandatory retirement savings plan through the Alabama State Teacher’s Retirement System as well as optional retirement savings plans provided by two of the leading financial services companies in the country: TIAA and VALIC.  For step-by-step instructions to enroll, change, or stop your retirement plan deductions, click HERE.

Investment Fund Scorecard

Find frequently asked questions and additional information regarding the Investment Fund Scorecard. Click HERE to download the spreadsheet that displays performance information for all of the funds available in the University’s 403b and 457b Plans. To access an Excel version of the Scorecard, please contact the HR Service Center at (205) 348-7732.

Retirement Manager

Retirement Manager gives you access to the information you need to plan for, save for, and ultimately enjoy a financially secure retirement. Retirement Manager provides a convenient and secure web-based access point for managing your 403(B) and 457(B) retirement accounts (through TIAA and/or VALIC) 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

To access Retirement Manager, click HERE.

For step-by-step instructions to enroll, change, or stop your retirement plan deductions, click HERE.

For retirement savings plan contribution guidelines, click HERE.

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One-on-One Consultations Available at Convenient Locations on Campus

TIAA and VALIC representatives are periodically available on campus for one-on-one consultations. For details, call the HR Service Center at (205) 348-7732.

Click HERE to contact a TIAA or VALIC advisor, or to visit the companies websites.