News and Updates

2nd Quarter 2016

Gaining Financial Independence

You probably have a variety of goals for your financial future. Whether your top priority is getting out of debt, setting aside money for a vacation or a house, or building a retirement nest egg, one thing is certain: key steps you take when you’re young can make all the difference in attaining financial independence. [...continued]

Protect Your ID While Traveling

Summer travel time is prime time for identity thieves. Don’t let them ruin your well-deserved vacation. Find out how to protect yourself. [...continued]

Around ICMA-RC

Learn more about updates to our Account Access website, our new Retiree Health Cost Estimator, the ICMA-RC Public Employee Memorial Scholarship Fund, and the importance of updating your contact information. [...continued]

Sign Up for TextAccess

Find out how to sign up for TextAccess, which lets you request your account balance and other account information by sending a text from your mobile phone to ICMA-RC. [...continued]

Saving Forward: Saving for the Long Term

In the previous issue of the Quarterly News, we asked readers about the obstacles that prevent them from saving more for retirement. More than 30 percent of readers said they had insufficient time to begin saving or increase savings for retirement. Find out how saving at least a small amount from each paycheck can make a big difference over the long run. [...continued]

Investing Spotlight: Investing for Your Time Horizon

A standard piece of investment advice is that you should choose investments that match your time horizon. But just what does that mean? Find out about the importance of considering your time horizon when investing for your short-, medium-, and long-term goals. [...continued]

Ask ICMA-RC: How Do I Reset My Account Access Login?

Learn about the steps to take to reset your log-in information for your account if you forget your user ID or password. [...continued]

New Fiduciary Rule: How to Get Investing Help

There's been a lot in the news lately about a federal government rule requiring investment advisers to meet the "fiduciary standard" when it comes to retirement accounts. Find out about resources available from ICMA-RC to help you make decisions about your retirement savings and investments. [...continued]

Financial Poll Question

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Financial Poll Question

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