Earn rewards for improving your financial fitness

Hoos Well Sponsored Financial Well-Being Webinars


Improve your “Financial Fitness” by attending a live webinar, presented by Hoos Well partners Fidelity, TIAA, and Virginia529.

Participants in the UVA Health Plan or UPG Anthem Health Plan can earn $25 in gift card rewards for participating in up to four financial well-being webinars. Choose from a quarterly rotation of topics that includes all areas of spending, saving, planning, investing, and retiring. To get started, select and register for a webinar from the list below. After participating, record your attendance in the Hoos Well portal to receive your gift card reward.*


The Starting Line: Beginning to Save for Retirement

Smart steps in the beginning of your career can help lead you to a more solid financial future. TIAA's webinar leader will help you understand debt, the real effect of time on money, and understanding budgeting and saving. Presented by TIAA and facilitated by ShaShanna Crumpler.

Halfway There: A Retirement Checkup

Don't let retirement sneak up on you. It's never too late (or too early) to start saving for your future. TIAA's webinar leader will discuss how planning ahead can give your savings an opportunity to grow. Presented by TIAA and facilitated by ShaShanna Crumpler.

Learn the Basics of When and How to Claim Social Security

If Social Security is expected to be your primary source of income in retirement, learn when and how to claim your benefit. Presented by Fidelity and facilitated by Brian Howell (10 am webinar) and Alicia McMurry (6 pm webinar).

Saving for Future Higher Education Expenses

Join this webinar to learn how to save for higher education expenses for your children, grandchildren, or yourself -- with Virginia529.  And by attending the session, you will have the chance to win $529 towards a new or existing Invest529 account! You will learn how to save for tuition and other college costs (such as housing and textbooks), take advantage of tax-free earnings, and meet your savings goals. Presented by Virginia529.

Turn Your Savings into Retirement Income

Learn the benefits of a retirement income plan, factors to consider when transitioning your savings into income, and ways to develop a retirement plan that suits your goals and lifestyle. Presented by Fidelity and facilitated by Robert Crowley (2 pm webinar) and Alicia McMurry (8 pm webinar).

Charting Your Course: A Financial Guide for Women

Retirement may be the destination, but there are many routes that can help get you there. Knowing when you want to arrive and setting financial goals is essential. Join TIAA for a webinar on the basics of saving for one of life's biggest journeys. Presented by TIAA and facilitated by ShaShanna Crumpler.

Planning for the Reality of Health Care in Retirement

Understand the costs of health care in retirement, and how you can prepare for them. Presented by Fidelity and facilitated by Belinda Stovall (8 am webinar) and Hector Ruiz (6 pm webinar).

Tomorrow in Focus: Saving for Your Ideal Retirement

No matter where you are in life, you can plan and start saving for the retirement you want. Learn how to create an effective plan to help you pursue your long-term financial goals. Presented by TIAA and facilitated by ShaShanna Crumpler.


*Please note: Each time you earn rewards in the wellness portal, you are self-attesting that you have completed an activity. Please be aware that your reporting is subject to validation and audit from Virgin Pulse and/or the UVA Hoos Well Program.