News and Updates

1st Quarter 2016

New Ways to Save on Taxes

Congress passed a package of tax breaks in December that can help people save money on commuting, college costs, and owning a home. These breaks can help you reduce your tax bill, stretch your savings, and put more money in your pocket. [...continued]

Make the Most of Your Tax Refund

This is the time of year when many people get a windfall – the average tax refund was about $2,800 last spring. Learn how to make a plan for the cash before it arrives, and focus on magnifying its value . [...continued]

Around ICMA-RC

Find out more about Public Service Recognition Week, ICMA-RCs mobile app, and our financial poll question. [...continued]

How Do Your Savings Grow?

ICMA-RC’s new interactive tool can show you how much your savings can grow for retirement. [...continued]

Saving Forward: Building an Emergency Fund

In the last issue of the Quarterly News, we asked about your strategies for saving for a rainy day. Find out about the importance of establishing an emergency fund, how much money to keep in the account, and strategies for adding extra cash. [...continued]

Investing Spotlight: 6 Rules for Navigating Market Volatility

Even if you’re investing for the long term, short-term volatility can be difficult to stomach. Learn about five steps that can help. [...continued]

Ask ICMA-RC: Why and How to Update Your Beneficiary Designations

Find out more about what to consider when choosing the beneficiaries for your retirement accounts, and how to update your beneficiary designations. [...continued]

What ICMA-RC Is Doing to Protect Against Fraud

ICMA-RC takes the security of participants’ retirement accounts very seriously and we continuously apply enhancements to safeguard your assets. Learn more about the steps ICMA-RC is taking to protect against fraud. [...continued]

Make Your Paycheck Go Further

The following strategies can help you save money on everyday expenses and find extra money for your future goals. [...continued]

Retirement Poll:
Saving for the Long Term

Answer the poll question, immediately see how others responded, and give us ideas for future articles in the Quarterly News.

Saving for the Long Term

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