UFHR recently awarded 127 eligible TEAMS employees’ children the Higher Education Opportunity, or HEO, scholarship.
UF’s Employee Education Program, or EEP, is a UF-funded benefit designed to provide full-time TEAMS, Academic Personnel and USPS employees with tuition assistance.
Interested in learning more about how to maximize your savings? Check out the following opportunities.
The Florida Prepaid and the Florida Investment 529 Plans offer affordable ways to save for your child’s future college expenses.
Recently, some UF employees have received emails from third-party organizations that facilitate meetings between state-licensed retirement representatives and public employees.
By now you should be able to access your W-2 form in myUFL or the ONE.UF application, or you should soon be receiving it in the mail if you did not give consent to access it electronically.
Whether retirement is just around the corner or a few years away, it’s important to plan for this milestone.
As tax season approaches, now is a great time to do a financial check-up to ensure you are taking advantage of the tax-deferring opportunities available to you.
“Anything you can do to tax-defer helps stretch your dollar,” said Shannon Edwards, UFHR Benefits director. “The first thing I tell people who come to me for savings advice is to do a financial check-up at the beginning of each year to ensure they are taking advantage of every opportunity.”
As a UF employee, you have a few ways to tax-defer your earnings
While it’s always a good idea to look over your paycheck statement from time to time, it’s especially important at the beginning of the calendar year. By doing so, you can verify your benefits deductions and leave accruals are accurate and up-to-date.
Read on to learn about benefits deductions and the vacation leave conversion pause.
The new year is a great time to review your savings plans to ensure you’re maximizing your contributions. In addition to the state retirement plans offered, as a UF employee you may also participate in a 457(b) Deferred Compensation plan and/or voluntary 403(b) plans to supplement your retirement via payroll deductions.
Both the 457(b) and 403(b) plans are voluntary savings plans available to faculty, TEAMS, USPS and OPS employees — including housestaff/residents, graduate assistants, postdocs and adjunct faculty. Read on for a breakdown of each plan.
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