Financial Well-being

Explore our financial tools and resources, set goals, and connect with one of our financial wellness consultants to prepare a solid foundation.


Upcoming Virtual or On Campus Workshops

New in 2021! Each quarter, we will focus on a financial wellness theme:

  • Quarter 1: Building a Strong Foundation
  • Quarter 2: Planning for Today and Tomorrow
  • Quarter 3: Getting Retirement Ready
  • Quarter 4: Smart Money Moves

Watch for an email each month from My Retirement Benefits for more information.

Join Benefits, HR Representatives, TIAA and external experts for workshops on these topics:

  • Personal Finance
  • Preparing for Retirement
  • Women Investing
  • College Saving Plans
  • and more!

Workshop Calendar


Visit the TIAA Webinar Lounge for a full list of webinars offered by TIAA on a variety of topics, such as planning for retirement, stock market commentary, and investing.


Financial Tools

Connect with your WashU/TIAA financial wellness consultant

Discuss your personal financial needs with our team of certified financial consultants and learn how you can take action now to plan for the future you want. Schedule a consultation.

Building a Strong Foundation

Do you need help charting your credit card debt and personal loans? Check out the Debt Illustrator tool to see how much interest you will pay and when you can be debt free. Explore how paying a little extra can make your debt-free date come a little sooner.

When determining how much you should save each month, there are three timelines you should consider. Read about these steps to help you optimize your savings and then take action with this Budget Organizer.

Savi Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness

WashU wants to help employees manage their student loan repayment options and eligibility for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program. This federal program is designed to reduce the burden of student loan debt for people who work in public service.  WashU has partnered with Savi and TIAA to provide this service.

Frequently Asked Questions (PDF)

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Retirement Savings

Learn more about the 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan.

Preparing to Retire

As a benefits-eligible employee of Washington University in St. Louis, you are eligible for various benefits when you retire. Review the Planning for Your Retirement Guide for steps to help you transition.

WashU Perks

Human Resources partners across the university and community to offer you special opportunities.

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Investing Basics

New to investing? Learn the meaning of common financial terms or get help creating a long term investment strategy by using TIAA’s Retirement Advisor tool.