Are you currently investing in TIAA? If so, effective October 2, 2017, the Stanford Contributory Retirement Plan (SCRP) is streamlining its investment options and administration.
Currently, there are four types of investment options offered in SCRP. As part of Stanford’s continuing effort to simplify employee investment decisions, we are updating the TIAA offerings available through the SCRP. These changes offer more choice in managing retirement accounts by providing improved liquidity and the potential for a higher crediting rate.
If you are investing in TIAA, below is a summary of what's changing:
Along with the investment menu changes, we are taking steps to streamline the plans’ administrative processes. Assets currently invested in the Vanguard Target Retirement Funds on TIAA’s recordkeeping platform will automatically transition to My Retirement Savings, Fidelity’s recordkeeping platform. Employees don’t need to take any action.
Retirement plan investments are an important component in building a successful financial strategy. Below you'll find the many resources available to help you understand what's changing: