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ICMA-RC CEO and President Lynne Ford addresses the impact of market volatility and the coronavirus. Learn More

LATEST UPDATES

  • A Market Reality Check? (9/10/2020)

    Heightened volatility returned to the major indexes in recent days, sending them sharply lower as many of the high-flying tech companies that had fueled the market’s advance over the summer sold off, only to stage a partial rebound on Wednesday.
  • Jobs, Executive Orders, and the Markets (8/11/2020)

    The latest report on the employment front brought a dose of positive news about the economy’s ability to claw its way out of the hole caused by the COVID-19-inspired shutdowns. But while the job increases are certainly positive, the markets continue to keep their eyes trained on federal stimulus efforts.
  • COVID-19: Are We Ready for Some Football? (7/30/2020)

    As we round out July, football season is just around the corner. Training camps are starting to gear up, both for professional and college players. But this year is unlike any other.
  • Protecting Your Information Against Fraud (7/23/2020)

    Unfortunately, those attempting to commit fraud have a tendency to prey on unexpected events or challenges. In light of the COVID-19 virus, hackers are increasingly coming up with creative ways to gain access to sensitive data. Recently, Twitter suffered a significant security breach affecting more than 130 accounts. ICMA-RC would like to reaffirm our commitment to protecting participant and plan sponsor information. Click here to learn more about what ICMA-RC is doing to protect your data and for best practices you can take to mitigate your risk of fraud.
  • ICMA-RC Supports Additional Congressional Relief for Local and State Governments (7/22/2020)

    Congress reconvened on July 20, 2020. It is expected that consideration will be given to a fourth legislative package to address the impacts of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.
  • COVID-19: Taking the Nation’s Economic Pulse (7/7/2020)

    The latest news on the economic front has shown some encouraging signs that the country’s businesses have started to rebound from the widespread shutdowns this spring. However, areas of concern remain, particularly in light of the COVID-19 virus’ recent spike in some parts of the country.
  • COVID-19 & Market Volatility: Can Greater Asset Diversification in Defined-Contribution Plans Lead to Better Outcomes? (5/7/2020)

    Matthew Brenner, Managing Vice President, Investments, and other panel guests discuss the COVID-19 economic shock and its impact on portfolios with Georgetown Center for Retirement Initiative’s Executive Director Angela Antonelli.

RESOURCES

INSIGHTS ON MARKET VOLATILITY

INSIGHTS ON MARKET VOLATILITY

Learn about strategies and resources ICMA-RC is using to help address market concerns.

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MESSAGES FROM OUR CEO AND PRESIDENT

MESSAGES FROM OUR CEO AND PRESIDENT

ICMA-RC CEO and President Lynne Ford addresses the impact of market volatility and the coronavirus.

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 ACCOUNT MANAGEMENT AND EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES

ACCOUNT MANAGEMENT AND EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES

Monitor and manage your account 24/7 and access educational materials and retirement calculators.

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TRANSITION SERVICES

TRANSITION SERVICES

Learn about employee resources ICMA-RC makes available for life events, such as a job loss or unexpected early retirement.

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ADVISORY SERVICES

ADVISORY SERVICES

Guided Pathways Advisory Services can assist participants who are concerned about investing in uncertain times.

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