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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. 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.

In 2022, participants in the UVA Health Plan or UPG Anthem Health Plan can earn $25 in rewards for participating in up to four (4) eligible well-being webinars. While you are encouraged to participate in all webinars that are of interest, you may claim a reward for one (1) emotional, financial, or physical well-being webinar per quarter. After participating fully in the webinar, record your attendance in the Hoos Well portal to receive your reward.

Please note that completion of activities in the Hoos Well portal is subject to validation by Virgin Pulse and that watching recordings of previous webinars is not eligible for Hoos Well rewards.

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    Reward-Eligible Financial Well-Being Webinars in 2022


    Income Diversification

    A diversified income plan can improve retirement outcomes. Explore income diversification in retirement and learn how deploying a mixture of fixed and variable lifetime income can help address the unique risks in retirement while generating monthly payments you can't outlive. Presented by TIAA and facilitated by Ross Kirkman.

    Money at Work 1: Foundations of Investing

    Learn the role of investing, protecting against various risks, augmenting traditional savings programs to help accelerate retirement savings, and the products and tools available to manage a growing portfolio. Presented by TIAA and facilitated by Jay Colligan.

    Your College Savings Options

    Learn how to start saving now for a child’s college education. Presented by Fidelity and facilitated by Kerri Murray (2 pm webinar) and Stephanie Villalobos (8 pm webinar)

    Money at Work 2: Sharpening Investment Skills

    Learn how to expand your portfolio to maximize potential growth while minimizing risk. This webinar will include scenarios and alternative investing vehicles to help manage more complex finances. Presented by TIAA and facilitated by Jay Colligan.

    Common Estate Planning Considerations

    This webinar will help you think through important lifetime planning issues and estate planning techniques.  Presented by TIAA and facilitated by Ross Kirkman.

    Learn the Basics of When and How to Claim Social Security

    This webinar will help you understand Social Security, navigate considerations for claiming Social Security benefits, and decide when to take Social Security benefits. Presented by Fidelity and facilitated by Stephenie Rulie (10 am webinar) and Steven Miller (6 pm webinar).

    Saving for Education with Invest529

    Attend this live Virginia529 webinar to learn about saving for future higher education expenses for your children, grandchildren, or yourself. By attending the session, you will have the chance to win $529 towards a new or existing Invest529 account! You will learn how to learn how to save for tuition and other college costs, save for private or religious K-12 education, take advantage of tax-free earnings and the Virginia state tax deduction, and meet your savings goals. Presented by VA 529.

    Turn Your Savings into Retirement Income

    Learn the benefits of a retirement income plan, as well as how to identify retirement income sources and expenses and explore different retirement income strategies. Presented by Fidelity and facilitated by Adameka Pierre (2 pm webinar) and Steven Miller (8 pm webinar).

    Paying Yourself: Income Options in Retirement

    Learn how to simplify retirement income, basic rules that govern retirement accounts, and ways to identify when to tap into different assets. Presented by TIAA and facilitated by Ross Kirkman.

    Planning for the Reality of Health Care in Retirement

    Learn about available options before and after age 65, and how to estimate and plan for retirement health care costs. Understand the costs of health care in retirement, and how you can prepare for them. Presented by Fidelity and facilitated by Leticia Clough (10 am webinar) and Stephen Reimann (6 pm webinar).

    Tomorrow in Focus: Saving for Your Ideal Retirement

    Learn about retirement saving and planning, the real benefit of time in regards to saving, and the essential features of retirement investments. Presented by TIAA and facilitated by Jay Colligan.