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Wayne Wicker, SVP & Chief Investment Officer appears on Bloomberg podcast

FOMC Rate Decision Coverage on Bloomberg

Wayne Wicker, Chief Investment Officer, Vantagepoint Investment Advisers, LLC, recently spoke among a panel of industry experts on Bloomberg Businessweek's podcast where the topic of discussion was the Federal Reserve's recent rate decisions.

Wayne Wicker, SVP & Chief Investment Officer appears on CNBC's
Squawk Box

Global Growth Prospects and the Upcoming U.S. Earnings Season

Wayne Wicker, Chief Investment Officer, Vantagepoint Investment Advisers, LLC, discusses U.S.-China trade, the International Monetary Fund's new forecasts for global growth, and corporate earnings in America with the hosts of CNBC's Squawk Box.

Vantagepoint IRA

Vantagepoint IRA

Financial readiness for now and the future.

RealizeRetirement Adventure

RealizeRetirement Time Machine

ICMA-RC's mobile escape game educates participants about inflation and the power of compounding.

Retirement Education Center

Retirement Education Center

Check out our enhanced Retirement Education Center with new search options to help you quickly get the educational resources you seek.

Proposed Update to Required Minimum Distribution Rules

December 3, 2019

On Nov. 7, 2019, the Department of Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service proposed regulations to update the life expectancy and distribution period tables used to calculated required minimum distributions (RMDs) from retirement plans and IRAs.

Private Alternatives Coming to Vantagepoint’s Target-Date and Target-Risk Funds

November 14, 2019

Vantagepoint has started the process of adding private alternative assets in its target-date and target-risk funds, becoming one of the first funds of their kind to help give defined contribution retirement plans access to private equity, private real estate, and other relatively illiquid investments that historically have not been available in these kinds of funds.

DOL Releases Proposed Electronic Disclosure Safe Harbor

November 14, 2019

On October 23, 2019, the Department of Labor (DOL) released a proposed rule that would create a new voluntary safe harbor to allow employee pension benefit plans to communicate certain plan-required notices and disclosures electronically.

IRS Announces 2020 Retirement Plan Contribution Limits

November 7, 2019

On November 6, 2019, the IRS announced the various adjustments applicable to retirement plan contribution limits for 2020.

ICMA-RC’s TextAccess Tool Proving to be Extremely Popular with Public Employees

November 6, 2019

More than 50,000 employees regularly getting updates through text feature

ICMA-RC Chosen to Administer Camino Real Community Services Retirement Plans

October 28, 2019

Transition from an annuity-only to open architecture platform will provide participants with greater choice and cost efficiency

ICMA-RC Hosts Its First Town Hall to Celebrate National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

October 24, 2019

Experts Discuss the Impact Ransomware Has on State and Local Municipalities

ICMA-RC Names New President and CEO Lynne Ford

October 21, 2019

Ford, a dynamic leader of financial service organizations, will succeed the retiring Bob Schultze

“Pawsitivity” is the Key During National Retirement Security Week

October 17, 2019

Furry friends help remind us of some of the “Pawsitive” steps public sector employees can take to increase their savings for the future.

ICMA-RC Earns Near Perfect Rating from RetireAware

October 9, 2019

Recordkeeping model recognized for focus on retirement plan participants’ needs

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