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403(b)
403(b)
 

Help Reduce Your Taxes While You Work to Build a Secure Retirement

Offered by SchoolsFirst Plan Administration, LLC

 

The 403(b) is a tax-sheltered account developed by the IRS to encourage employees of educational institutions, and certain non-profit organizations, to save pre-tax dollars for retirement. A 403(b) plan can provide a healthy supplement to your pension plan.

 

As a Third-Party Administrator (TPA), we offer a variety of investment options, including SchoolsFirst/Nationwide Retirement Builder Plan, as well as a wealth of other state-approved investment provider options. Retirement Builder Plan is available to school employees in districts where SchoolsFirst Plan Administration, LLC serves as Third-Party Administrator.

 

Regardless of the investment provider you choose, a 403(b) works much like a traditional IRA:

  • Contributions (up to certain limits) are pre-tax, reducing your current federal and state income taxes
  • Earnings on your investment build up tax deferred, giving you the opportunity for a much larger nest egg than a similar taxable investment
  • You can take distributions without penalty after age 59 ½, but must start distributions at age 70 ½. These distributions are taxable at current tax rates as ordinary income
  • You can transfer your 403(b) plan to another eligible provider without IRS penalty
  • You can take loans against your 403(b) while still employed. Loan repayment terms and interest rates are determined by your investment provider

403(b) plans can be a smart way to save for retirement.

 

403(b) Providers

 

SchoolsFirst Plan Administration Plan Vue®

Access to your retirement plan is faster and more convenient when using SchoolsFirst Plan Administration Plan Vue®. Features include: 24/7 access, ability to adjust your deferral amounts, view your year-to-date summary, and view your 403(b) and 457(b) plan limits.

 

 

Returning Users

Log in to SchoolsFirst Plan Administration Plan Vue®

New Users

Use these steps to establish your account access:

  1. In the User ID box, enter your 9-digit Social Security number (no dashes or spaces)
  2. In the Password box, enter the last 4 digits of your Social Security number (no dashes)
  3. Follow the prompts to complete your SchoolsFirst Plan Administration Plan Vue® profile

Get started now

 

 

 

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Request a complimentary consultation with a retirement advisor1

 

Call

Call 

 

800.462.8328 ext. 4116

Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Email

Email

Contact a retirement specialist by sending an email to retirementadvisors@schoolsfirstfcu.org

 
Check the background of our investment professionals on FINRA's BrokerCheck

 

 

Disclosures

 
Not NCUA/NCUSIF/FDIC insured, May lose value, No Financial Institution Guarantee. Not a deposit of any financial institution.

Please consult a qualified tax professional for tax advice on your specific circumstances.

 

1Retirement planning advisors and services provided as a benefit to SchoolsFirst FCU Members by SchoolsFirst Plan Administration, LLC, a wholly-owned affiliate of SchoolsFirst FCU. Securities sold, advisory services are offered through CUNA Brokerage Services, Inc. (CBSI), member FINRA/SIPC, a registered broker/dealer and investment advisor. CBSI is under contract with SchoolsFirst FCU, through the financial services program, to make securities available to Members. Not NCUA/NCUSIF/FDIC insured, may lose value, no financial institution guarantee. Not a deposit of any financial institution. CUNA Brokerage Services, Inc. is a registered broker/dealer in all fifty states of the United States of America.

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Employees and retirees of eligible primary and secondary schools, colleges and universities.

 

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