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Retirement Events

PERSI Choice 401K offers free Retirement and Investment Webinars

Schedule a virtual meeting with your salaried Retirement Plan Counselor.

Schedule a remote meeting with a TIAA representative

TIAA is providing Financial Counseling for Boise State University employees remotely, via phone or video. This is the same quality of counseling employees are used to and TIAA can help answer the following questions:

  • Are my investments properly allocated?
  • Am I on track to meet my retirement goals?
  • Am I saving enough?
  • How and from where do I draw retirement income?
  • What estate planning issues might I confront?

Schedule a remote meeting with a TIAA representative.

Your Retirement Plan at Work

Corebridge Financial (formerly known as AIG Retirement & Financial Services/VALIC)

Here’s how you can help create the financial future you envision.

  • Enroll in your retirement plan
  • Increase your savings by one or two percent
  • Review your investment strategy
  • Learn more about your options at our upcoming educational workshop

Register for these virtual workshops to learn more.

Individual Financial Planning Sessions

Jennifer Braun-Blanco, with Corebridge Financial (formerly known as AIG Retirement & Financial Services/VALIC)

Attention Boise State Employees, Our Local Financial Advisor, Jennifer Braun-Blanco, with Corebridge Financial, will be offering on-site 45-minute Individual Financial Planning Sessions in the Student Union Building (SUB).

Sign up for an Appointment to:

  • Review your Retirement Plan(s)
  • Complete a Retirement Pathfinder to see if you are On-Target for Retirement, &/or Plan for your Retirement
  • Learn about/enroll/make changes to the Mandatory ORP Plan (Faculty and Professional Staff)
  • Learn about or enroll in one of the Voluntary Plans: 403(b), ROTH 403(b), or 457(b) Deferred Compensation Plan (Open to ALL Benefit Eligible Employees!)
  • Learn more about the NEW lower cost mutual fund options and/or compare with your other investments
  • Ask questions and/or get help with a Rollover of your previous employer’s Retirement Plan

Individual Appointment Registration Link:

Register for an Appointment.
(Click on the link and scroll down to see dates/times/locations. Click on “Select” to register. If you don’t see “Select”, keep scrolling down for another date/time.)

Also, please remember, that if these dates/times don’t work for you, you can always schedule a Phone or Virtual Meeting with Jennifer by appointment. Contact Jennifer at or 208-859-2728. The above dates and times are pre-scheduled for your convenience.

The following is a QR code to can scan with a smartphone to schedule an appointment with Jennifer Braun Blanco, Senior Financial Advisor, Corebridge Financial.

QR Code for Appt with Jennifer Braun Blanco

Additional Retirement Resources

Individual Retirement Counseling

As part of our new Career Growth Services, Human Resources is excited to offer retirement coaching – designed to support you in having a successful employee experience as you transition towards new opportunities and goals in your life.

Is there Life After Retirement?

Retirement coaching sessions are free and confidential to employees and offer a safe environment where you can focus on exploring options and determine specific actions to take as you plan your future.

Retirement Coaching includes:

  • Generating options for a successful and enriching retirement life.
  • Identifying retirement strengths and concerns.
  • Designing a personal retirement plan to create a fulfilling and energizing life after work.
  • Writing the best chapter of your life – discovering and living your dream.

PERSI (Public Employment Retirement System of Idaho)

PERSI website;  (800) 451-8228

Read the latest PERSI News.

For trainings and workshops visit the PERSI Education website.

State employee retirement benefits information is accessible through PERSI, the Public Employment Retirement System of Idaho.  Use the links above to access the website and the PERSI Member Handbook to learn more about the PERSI Base Plan, Choice 401 Plan and unused sick leave benefits.


TIAA website; (800) 842-2733

On-campus Appointments: Boise State’s TIAA representative makes appointments with employees to review plan and investment options and assist with financial and retirement planning.

Please contact TIAA at (800) 732-8353 to schedule an appointment with a TIAA retirement representative.

On-Demand Online Education:  In addition, TIAA’s financial education web seminars provide a convenient, online alternative to a live seminar. TIAA web seminars.

Retirement Tools & Calculators: TIAA online tools & savings calculators.

Corebridge Financial (formerly known as VALIC/AIG Retirement Services)

Corebridge Financial website;  (800) 448-2542

Personal Appointments:  Jennifer Braun-Blanco is Boise State’s Corebridge Financial representative. She is available for individual meetings on or off campus.
Her contact information is:, 208-859-2728.

Online Retirement Educational Information: Learn about financial planning, understanding financial products, creating a financial plan or a retirement plan, adjusting investments for retirement and to view video profiles.

Corebridge Financial’s online tools & savings calculators.

Medicare website

The official U.S. Government site for people with Medicare, with the latest information on Medicare enrollment, Medicare costs and coverage, and other helpful tools.

SHIBA (Senior Health Insurance Benefits Advisors)

Shiba website

SHIBA offers free services for people enrolling in Medicare, and selecting Medicare supplement coverage. For senior health insurance information, counseling, and assistance, call toll free within Idaho 1-800-247-4422, Idaho Dept. of Insurance, 700 W. State Street, Boise, ID 83720.

Social Security Administration

Social Security Website

Read the latest Social Security Newsletter

Local office: 208-321-2900, 1249 South Vinnell Way, # 101, Boise, ID 83709

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