Resource Center for VRS Employers: Hybrid Retirement Plan: Defined Contribution Component

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    Voluntary Contributions Toolkit

    Voluntary Contributions Toolkit

    1. ENGAGE - Make It Easy to Take Action

    Start your new members on the right path with these resources:

    Direct Your Employees to Start Saving Now!

    • Online – Log in to your Hybrid 457 Deferred Compensation account and click My Account, then Contributions. Select the percentage of each paycheck you’d like to set aside in voluntary contributions. You can begin saving up to 4 percent right away!
    • Phone – Call Investor Services at 1-877-327-5261; select option 1.

    2. COMMUNICATE - Promote the Plan

    Send reminders to inspire your members to contribute 4 percent and keep saving until retirement.

    Contribution deadline - Communicate quarterly with an email message PDF icon.

    Flyers - Email or post (lunchrooms, elevators, community boards) to spotlight how contributing even a little now will help greatly in the long term.

    Sample articles and messaging - Reach members via email, intranet and social media posts PDF icon

    3. EDUCATE - Be a Savings Champion

    Use these resources to help educate your members about voluntary contributions: