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Schedule of Retirement Events

Schedule a meeting with TIAA representative

Marilyn Huang will be on campus July 23, July 24 and July 25, 2019.
No matter where you are in life—just getting started or planning for retirement—a
session with Marilyn Huang can help you create a plan for your goals. And, it’s at no
additional cost as a part of your retirement plan. You’ll get answers to these questions
and more:

  • Am I invested in the right mix of investments to help meet my goals?
  • Am I saving enough to create the retirement income I need?
  • How do I take income from my retirement account once I stop working?

Register for one of the sessions at or calling 800-732-8353, weekdays, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. (ET).
We look forward to working with you!
View TIAA’s July evite here

Additional Retirement Resources

PERSI (Public Employment Retirement System of Idaho);  (800) 451-8228
Informational videos
State employee retirement benefits information is accessible through PERSI, the Public Employment Retirement System of Idaho.  Use the links above to access the website and the PERSI Member Handbook to learn more about the PERSI Base Plan, Choice 401 Plan, and unused sick leave benefits.
TIAA;  (800) 842-2733
On-campus Appointments: Boise State’s TIAA representative makes appointments with employees to review plan and investment options and assist with financial and retirement planning.

Please contact TIAA at 1-800-732-8353 to schedule an appointment with a TIAA retirement representative.
On-Demand Online Education :  In addition, TIAA’s financial education web seminars provide a convenient, online alternative to a live seminar. You can access these seminars by clicking

Retirement Tools & Calculators: Access TIAA-CREF’s online tools and savings calculators by clicking:

VALIC;  (800) 448-2542
Personal Appointments:  Jennifer Braun-Blanco is Boise State’s VALIC representative. She is available for individual meetings on or off campus.
Her contact information is:, 208-859-2728.

Online Retirement Educational Information:   Click on this link to learn about financial planning, understanding financial products, creating a financial plan or a retirement plan, adjusting investments for retirement and to view video profiles.
Retirement Tools & Calculators: You can access VALIC’s online tools & savings calculators by clicking
The official U.S. Government site for people with Medicare, with the latest information on Medicare enrollment, Medicare costs and coverage, and other helpful tools.
SHIBA (Senior Health Insurance Benefits Advisors)
SHIBA offers free services for people enrolling in Medicare, and selecting Medicare supplement coverage. For senior health insurance information, counseling, and assistance, call toll free within Idaho 1-800-247-4422, Idaho Dept. of Insurance, 700 W. State Street, Boise, ID 83720.

Social Security Administration

Local office: 208-321-2900, 1249 South Vinnell Way, # 101, Boise, ID 83709