HR Training has partnered with VALIC, a leader in administering tax-favored retirement programs, to address retirement-minded topics for all University personnel. Group sessions as well as one-on-one meetings will be offered for campus employees on Tuesday, Sept. 5, in BSC 343.

Scheduled events include:

  • Your Retirement Options at MSSU, offered at 11 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. in BSC 343, will focus on the differences and similarities of various retirement options available to University employees. Plans covered include MOSERS, CURP and phased retirement.
  • Social Security and Your Retirement, scheduled for 2 p.m., will highlight the status of America’s Social Security system and how this government-managed program could impact your retirement efforts. Attendees will learn about SS, what they can expect in the future, and steps to take before and during retirement to ensure a comfortable lifestyle.
  • One-on-one meetings with VALIC representative Matt Ticknor, will be offered from 10 to 11 a.m. and 3 to 4 p.m., with the average meeting lasting 30 minutes.

If you’re interested in signing up for one of the above retirement sessions or would like to schedule a one-on-one meeting with Matt to discuss specific investment questions, contact All session attendees and those who meet with Matt one-on-one will be entered into a drawing to win a free Fit Bit Flex courtesy of Human Resources!