blog posts 403(b) Plan and Deferred Comp Contribution Limits Dec 20, 2017 1:30 pm1694 views The IRS increased retirement plan contribution limits effective January 1, 2018. SURS Retirement Seminars October 24 - 27 Oct 3, 2016 11:30 am1326 views Learn about your benefits and preparing for retirement in the SURS plans. Are You Saving For Your Future? University Plans Can Help! Jun 20, 2016 2:00 pm2153 views Get enlightened: Learn more about your supplemental retirement and investment options. Retirement Planning Seminars April 4th - 8th Mar 11, 2016 1:00 pm1341 views Free retirement and investment planning seminars will be held in April by Fidelity Investments, TIAA, and SURS. All University of Illinois employees are invited to attend – registration is required. Are You Retiring or Separating from the University? Feb 29, 2016 2:00 pm1465 views You may be eligible to defer unused vacation and compensable sick leave into the University 403(b) or State 457 retirement plans. 2016 Retirement Savings Plan Updates Dec 17, 2015 9:30 am1686 views In 2016, contribution limits remain the same, and the State Deferred Compensation 457 Plan will begin offering a Roth option. Deferred Comp Plan: Funds Closing and Asset Transfer to Occur 4/30 Apr 28, 2015 12:00 pm160 views Do you have Deferred Comp investments in Columbia Acorn Fund, Z or Northern Trust Small Cap Separate Account? Reminder: Deferred Comp (457) Changes Begin March 27 Mar 26, 2015 8:30 am335 views Investment lineup changes and re-enrollment window coming soon. Deferred Comp (457) Plan is Making Changes Mar 3, 2015 4:45 pm488 views Attend a meeting for plan participants to understand important plan decisions! Know Your Approved Retirement Plan Representatives Dec 1, 2014 1:45 pm639 views Be wary of callers attempting to discuss financial investments. Only a few representatives from vendor companies are approved to discuss retirement planning. Current State Pension Legislation Mar 8, 2011 11:30 am20 views View information on legislation introduced in the Spring session of the State 97th General Assembly, which may impact the State pension systems, including SURS.