Tax Deferred Savings
There are a variety of investment options from which to choose under the district's TIAA-CREF plans. Click on the TIAA-CREF link at the right to view these options. TIAA-CREF consultants are available to assist employees at 1-800-842-2252. Individual appointments may be scheduled at the TIAA-CREF office if desired, but most questions can be addressed by the telephone consultants.
The district offers the following voluntary plans thru TIAA-CREF:
- Tax Deferred Annuity 403(b) (maximum annual contribution limit for 2012 is $17,000*)
- Deferred Compensation 457(b) plan (maximum annual contribution limit for 2012 is $17,000*)
* those over age 50 may be eligible for a $5,500 annual catch-up provision for each of these plans.
In order to enroll in either of these voluntary plans, for each plan you join you will need to :
- enroll online with TIAA-CREF at the link tiaa-cref/lps, provided in the box above right
- complete the salary reduction agreement form available on District website (Click on Staff tab, sign in to "Inside LPS", Click on Human Resources-Payroll) and submit the completed form to the District's payroll office indicating the amount to be deducted from your payroll check for your TIAA-CREF accounts(s). (Must be submitted by the last day of the month prior to the month in which the deductions are to begin.)
Teacher's Insurance and Annuity Association College Retirement Equity Fund (TIAA-CREF)
Rocky Mountain Regional Office
1670 Broadway Suite 2200
Denver, CO 80202
Telephone Counseling Center: 1-800-TIAA-CREF (1-800-842-2252)
M-F 6:00 am 8:00 pm (MST), Saturday 7:00 am - 4:00 pm (MST)