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Resources to Help You Get Started Working Toward Your Goals


Enjoy these brief videos outlining important topics related to your retirement preparation. They are fun, educational, engaging and packed with lots of tips to assist you in taking the next steps today.

  • Calculating Your Retirement Goals

    Pete shows how the demand for your retirement income affects the amount of income you need.

  • Justifying investing

    Pete the Planner discusses David's concerns with how to invest in his retirement plan when he has limited financial resources.

  • Importance of starting early

    Pete discusses why contributing to your employer-sponsored retirement plan as early as possible is important.

  • Reasons to enroll in your retirement plan

    Pete demonstrates several reasons to participate in your employer-sponsored retirement plan.


These interactive calculators will help you take an active role in your learning and will assist you in developing a proactive plan to achieve your goals.

  • Asset Allocation Calculator

    Your risk tolerance affects how you allocate your retirement assets.

  • Retirement Income

    This calculator can be used regularly to confirm that your retirement strategy is aligned with your retirement goals.

  • Cost of waiting

    Waiting to begin saving for retirement can have a huge impact.

  • Small changes, big savings

    Saving a small amount now can make a big difference later.


All the guides and articles here are jam-packed with ideas on the nuts and bolts of retirement planning as well as topics that are relevant to your life planning. Take the time to read these short topical articles and then take the next steps to achieve your goals.

  • Take Advantage of Matching Contributions to Your Retirement Account

    Your employer may be able to help you work toward your retirement goals with matching contributions.

  • Setting Your Retirement Income Goals

    Knowing your goal will help you stay on the track for retirement. Have you set your goal?

  • What to Expect When Your Retirement Plan Is Transitioning to a New Provider

    Employers sometimes choose to move the retirement plan to a new provider. See what that means for you.

  • 4 Things You Should Know About Designating Your Beneficiary

    Designating and updating your retirement plan beneficiary information is important.

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