Sign Up for Retirement Webinars and 1-on-1's

July 06, 2021
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Am I on track for retirement? How do I save more? Can my money work harder for me? 

If you’ve asked yourself these questions, or wish you’d thought of them, sign up now for a free private meeting or webinar led by experts from TIAA and Vanguard. All Columbia University faculty and staff are invited to attend. 


To register for a webinar, click on the date that's best for you.

Getting on Track For Retirement

Intended for employees 10 to 20 years from retirement, this webinar explains how to estimate if you're on track, and offers practical solutions on how to get back on track if needed. Led by Vanguard. One hour: 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Wednesday, August 4, 2021

Financial Freedom

Rules of thumb to help you save more, and tips for doing it within your current financial situation. Led by Vanguard. One hour: 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Wednesday, July 7, 2021

Wednesday, August 25, 2021

Inside Money: Managing income and debt

How to make your money work harder by using your cash flow more effectively, developing good saving habits and better managing debt. Led by TIAA. One hour: 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Wednesday, July 14, 2021

Within Reach: Transitioning from career to retirement

Plan ahead to help make the most out of your retirement—from paying yourself to allowing for taxes, healthcare and estate planning wishes. Led by TIAA. One hour: 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Tuesday, July 13, 2021

Thursday, July 15, 2021

Private Sessions

TIAA and Vanguard retirement planning specialists are available to speak with you and your spouse or partner. One-on-one sessions help to personalize your retirement investments and help meet your retirement goals. Both vendors have dates and times specific to Columbia University employees, posted on their respective websites.

To schedule an appointment, choose a vendor and call or register online.

  • TIAA 
    • Call 1-800-732-8353, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.; or
    • Go to
  • Vanguard
    • Call 1-800-662-0106, ext. 14500, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.; or
    • Go to


    If you have questions about retirement benefits, contact the Columbia Benefits Service Center, Monday to Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., by phone: 212-851-7000, or email: [email protected].