Carnegie Mellon University

Retirement Education

On-Campus One-on-One Counseling Sessions

TIAA and Vanguard sponsor on-campus one-on-one counseling sessions to help you review or develop a financial plan, discuss investing for long-term goals like retirement, create an investment mix that fits your financial goals, and more.



Learn, Earn and Win with TIAA

TIAA’s Square Up Your Savings challenge is a fun way to learn important strategies to boost your personal financial know-how. Learn helpful savings tips and you could win an iPad mini!

Take the challenge from Wednesday November 7 to Friday, December 7, 2018 by completing new missions that highlight savings education. Sign on every day until all 10 missions are complete. The more you play, the better your chances of winning.

PLAY TODAY: Square Up Your Savings Challenge

Online Retirement Investment Education 



  • Retirement Resources for Your Career Stage [pdf]
  • TIAA Education and Calculators
    The tools, calculators, and publications that TIAA offers can help you determine if you're on track toward meeting your financial goals.
  • TIAA Webinars — view all upcoming topics and register at
    • Lifetime Income: Market Proof Your Retirement
      November 1, 2018 at noon EDT
    • Special Topic Series 2: The 411 on 529 College Savings Plans
      November 6, 2018 at noon EST
    • Special Topic Series 1: Estate Planning — Taxing Matters
      November 13, 2018 at noon EST
    • Start to Finish: The Early Career Woman’s Guide to Financial Wisdom
      November 13, 2018 at 3 p.m. EST
    • Special Topic Series 2: Demystifying Life Insurance
      November 14, 2018 at noon EST
    • Halfway There: A Retirement Checkpoint
      November 14, 2018 at 3 p.m. EST
    • Special Topic Series 2: A View from DC — What the Midterm Results Mean for 2019
      November 15, 2018 at noon EST
    • Tomorrow in Focus: Saving for Your Ideal Retirement
      November 15, 2018 at 3 p.m. EST