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K-State Today

February 18, 2015

Human Capital Services to present financial workshop

Submitted by Human Capital Services Benefits

Human Capital Services, in conjunction with TIAA-CREF Financial Services, will offer the financial workshop "The Starting Line — Why and How Retirement Saving Should Begin Now" for the K-State community.

All employees and their financial partners are welcome to attend. Join us from 6-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 24, at the K-State Alumni Center in the Purple Pride Room as we build practical budgeting and debt management skills to start saving for retirement. Register today.

Spouses and anyone who help the employee make financial decisions are encouraged and welcome to attend with the employee.

There's no time like the present to save for the future. Sometimes it's hard to think about retirement when you're early in your career. The truth is, that's when thinking ahead can do the most good. It all starts with some practical knowledge.

TIAA-CREF's workshop leaders will help you get ahead of your retirement saving with some tools and advice you can use right now:

  • Learn the real effect of time on money thanks to compounding and dollar-cost averaging.
  • Discover the differences between good and bad debt.
  • Learn the benefits of starting to contribute to your employer-sponsored retirement plan now.
  • See how budgeting can find money — and help you save it.

Register by clicking the link provided, then under the heading "Upcoming Seminars" click "At your Workplace." Select Kansas as your state and Kansas State University as your employer. Select the Tuesday, Feb. 24, The Starting Line: Why and how retirement saving should begin now. Remember to bring your spouse or financial support person to share in this important seminar.