UC Focus on Your Future

Helping you make the most of your UC Retirement System: UCRP and the 403(b), 457(b) and DC Plans.

  • Social Security Tips for Couples

    The basic Social Security rules apply to everyone equally. But if you are married, you can take advantage of some strategies that may help to significantly increase lifetime benefits.

  • Your Retirement Income Might Surprise You

    If you’re a long-time UC employee, you might find that your potential retirement income from the UCRP is not that different from your current take-home pay.

  • Why You Need to Save 

    We all have a list of things we want to experience someday. Retirement might be the time your someday becomes today, and UC is here to help you save for it.

  • Strategies for Managing Rising Rates

    When rates rise, not all fixed income investments have the same reaction. If you like investing in bond funds, you need to know how to manage a rising rate environment.

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UC FOCUS: Summer 2015

The new issue of FOCUS is online now.

Quick poll

Retirees often describe their new life as: “Where every day is Saturday!” How do you plan to spend your time?

Answer now

Find what you need

  1. Just getting started?

    I know I need to get around to planning for the future. But I'm not sure what I am supposed to do—or when.

  2. Need to get on track? 

    I'm focused on saving for retirement, but I want to learn how to make better investment decisions. 

  3. Leaving UC? 

    My husband's job is taking us out of state. What do I need to do to keep my retirement savings on track?

  4. Retiring from UC?

    I need some help making sure I'm ready to retire—and mapping out my next steps.

  5. Living in retirement?

    I need to learn how to manage my investments while I am withdrawing from my accounts.

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