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Division of Human Resources

Free retirement counseling

The following vendors will be on campus this month – offering free one-on-one counselling sessions to their members. Schedule an appointment today to ensure you are ready for your future retirement.

Empower Retirement

Employees who participate in the South Carolina Deferred Compensation Program’s (SCDCP) 401K or 457 plans, may schedule an appointment to meet with Rob Seidel, Empower Retirement’s specialist. Rob will provide you with analysis to help you determine how much you will need to retire, what your distribution options are, how long your savings will last, and if your investment choices meet your goals.

Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Tuesday, July 18
Wednesday, August 16
Wednesday, September 13
Wednesday, October 11

Email Rob Seidel at to schedule an appointment. Appointments are available from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Benefits Office, located at 1600 Hampton Street, Suite 801.


Schedule an appointment to meet with a TIAA-CREF consultant to discuss your personal financial situation on a confidential basis. These knowledgeable consultants will be able to help State Optional Retirement Program (State ORP) and 403b plan members:

  • Simplify their finances through consolidating their assets
  • Find the right allocation mix
  • Develop an investment strategy that makes since
  • Understand investment choices available to them
  • Learn about TIAA-CREF retirement income flexibility
  • Find out what they need to do to prepare for retirement

June 1 and 2
July 10 and 11
August 1 and 2
September 5, 6 and 7
October 2, 3, and 4
November 6, 7 and 8
December 5, 6 and 7

Call 800-732-8353 to schedule your appointment. Appointments are available from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Benefits Office, located at 1600 Hampton Street, Suite 801.

Posted March 6, 2017
Updated July 6

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