How can we utilize the gift of time to our financial advantage? The answer: compound interest. Learn the benefits of making pre-tax contributions to benefit your retirement. Read more.
With the Pension Boards-United Church of Christ (PBUCC) mission of Faith and Finance, the investments team has been engaged in responsible investing by doing good and doing well for its members.
Do you feel you have a sound investment strategy as you approach retirement? Do you monitor your strategy over time and as markets move? If you answered “no” to either of these questions, a TAD Fund may be suitable for you. Read more.
November 30, 2021 - The Pension Boards-United Church of Christ has been selected to receive a $500,000 grant in supplemental funding from the Lilly Endowment to expand participation in the Ministers’ Financial Vitality Initiative (MFVI), a financial wellness program for the United Church of Christ clergy. This is the third grant awarded to the Pension Boards by the Lilly Endowment in support of this initiative.
NGLI*11 (l) and NGLI*12 (r)
It is our pleasure to introduce you to the newest cohorts that are beginning their NGLI journey. NGLI is a leadership development initiative that equips, energizes, and empowers younger United Church of Christ local church pastors to build vibrant congregations that change lives and further God’s mission in the world.
For members who participate in the Basic and Participating Annuity options, read these Frequently Asked Questions on how the Pension Boards, on your behalf, determines lifetime retirement income changes year-to-year. Read more.
In celebration of National Customer Service Week (October 4-8), the Pension Boards honored its beloved member Edith Maclean, who recently celebrated her 102nd birthday, and who has been receiving monthly annuity benefits from the Pension Boards since July 1, 1985. Member Services Manager, Maria Soto, spoke with Edith through her power of attorney, who was gracious to answer a few questions on Edith’s behalf.
An opportunity to obtain a low interest loan is now available through Generations Financial Resources, Inc., (GFR), a specialty lending corporation and controlled affiliate of the Pension Boards.
The low-interest loans are available to participants in the Ministers’ Financial Vitality Initiative (MFVI), who have completed at least one full year of the program. These loans are intended to be used to pay down higher interest education and other unsecured debt.
Believe it or not, the right time to make the first orthodontist appointment is when your child still has baby teeth! The American Academy of Orthodontics recommends that kids get a checkup by age 7 – and earlier if your dentist suspects a problem.
By 7, your child has enough adult teeth to tell if the mouth and jaw are developing normally. If not, the orthodontist can advise which treatment will work best in your child’s case.
On September 22, 2021, the Pension Boards recognized the Rev. Dr. Martha M. Cruz, who retires after more than 21 years of service as Communications and Church Relations Officer.
Pension Boards’ Board of Trustees, friends, and colleagues took a moment to say farewell to Martha during a retirement celebration held in her honor at the Pension Boards’ New York City office.