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piggy banks
May 30, 2019 | Posted In: Benefits & Rewards, Retirement
Beginning January 2020, Stanford Benefits is expanding the Stanford Contributory Retirement Plan (SCRP) to include Roth 403(b), a vehicle for saving and investing with after-tax contributions. Contributing to the Roth 403(b) will be optional, and no other plan design changes are being made at this...
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November 29, 2018 | Posted In: Benefits & Rewards, Retirement
With some of your Stanford benefits, you can pay for services or save for retirement with money taken from your paycheck before taxes are deducted, which lowers your tax liability and saves you money. There are some guidelines about how you can set aside this money, and how much you can use in this...
September 21, 2018 | Posted In: Benefits & Rewards, Engage, Health, Retirement
(l to r) Julia Randell-Khan, Susan Golden and Phil Pizzo from the Distinguished Careers Institute discuss the New Map of Life with Martha Deevy and Ken Smith from the Stanford Center on Longevity
Hand dropping coins in glass jars containing seedling that grows with time
March 30, 2018 | Posted In: Benefits & Rewards, Health, Retirement
This spring, a series of workshops and resources will offer you a chance to improve your fiscal fitness no matter where you are in your life and career.
Female retiree and soon to be retiree
January 26, 2018 | Posted In: Retirement
A part-time or casual role back on The Farm may be an ideal post-retirement fit. Are you an official Stanford retiree looking for your next opportunity? Or maybe an active Stanford employee considering retiring soon but you don’t want to stop working completely? If so, you’re not alone. National...
Female staff member with elderly father and children.
October 23, 2017 | Posted In: Benefits & Rewards, Health, Retirement
By setting funds aside, you’ve already taken steps to provide financial security for your loved ones in the case of your death, but one step most often neglected is designating a beneficiary. Your beneficiary is the person to whom your benefits are paid in the event of your death. There have been...
driver license social security card health savings account card
September 27, 2017 | Posted In: Retirement
Recent news reports have highlighted the need to protect private identity information, and retirees are advised to take extra precautions. Here are some tips and resources:
Adult loon feeding baby loon in lake
July 28, 2017 | Posted In: Engage, Retirement
Nobody will be surprised at the talent of our retirees, even when it comes to fun summer-themed haiku poems, but our recent contest included a submission from a retiree who passed away earlier this year. Of course, there’s more to this story…
July 3, 2017 | Posted In: Benefits & Rewards, Health, Retirement
Stanford Benefits is upgrading the My Benefits portal, your gateway to elect, review or change your health and life benefits. Between August 17–31, the My Benefits portal will be unavailable for use while we upgrade the technology platform and enhance the online enrollment tool.  
Photo of Professor Joan Roughgarden
October 18, 2016 | Posted In: Engage, Retirement
In our last Retiree Insider issue, we announced the results of our Retiree Summer Photo Contest. Here are the people and stories behind the winning photos. We hope you enjoy hearing from your fellow retirees in their own words. We asked:

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