News from HR

Onsite visits from Sprint, Fidelity, Glen Lennox, and TIAA-CREF and information about TIAA webinars.

Sprint (Hedrick Building)
Stop by and see our Sprint representative on Friday, June 3, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the lobby on the ground floor of Hedrick Building to find out about great deals and services. If you are unable to attend, contact the representative directly - William Cummings at 910-431-1350 or

Fidelity (Hillsborough Hospital)
Fidelity 403b representative Isaac White will be available on Tuesday, June 7, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Hillsborough Hospital lobby for quick visits to learn more about what Fidelity can offer you. As someone who helps others for a living, your own financial well-being is often the last thing on your mind. That’s why Fidelity is here to help you develop a real, relevant plan for your investments. And we can do it on your terms. Fidelity has more than 67 years of investing experience, and as a leading retirement provider to higher education institutions, we’re committed to helping you meet your goals.

Glen Lennox Apartments
Stop by and see our Glen Lennox representative on Thursday, June 9, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Children's Hospital lobby to find out about great apartment deals and services. If you are unable to attend, contact the representative directly - Kayse Renfro at 919-967-7081 or

TIAA-CREF (Shared Services Center)
You can discuss your personal financial situation with an experienced TIAA-CREF Financial Consultant on a confidential basis at no additional cost to you on Wednesday, June 15, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Shared Services Center, Conf. Rm 1105. They are available to discuss how to help you pursue your financial goals by investing in financial products such as mutual funds, brokerage, life insurance and annuities. Space is limited, so please RSVP as soon as you can. Register at or call 800 732-8353.

TIAA Webinars
TIAA is introducing webinars through its interactive site called the Virtual Environment. This innovative resource offers users 24/7 access to a wide range of articles, on-demand seminars, and live monthly seminars on a variety of essential financial topics.

  • Charting Your Course: A financial guide for women, on June 14 from noon to 1 p.m. This webinar is about understanding the financial challenges unique to women, as well as learning tailored approaches to saving for retirement, goal setting, evaluating your financial health, and tips to help your money work harder.
  • Special Topic: Understanding Social Security, on June 14 from 3 to 4 p.m.
  • The Starting Line: Why and how retirement saving should begin now, on June 15 from noon to 1 p.m. This session goes over the real effect of time on money. You'll learn how to plan for retirement, find additional ways to save, and prepare your balance sheet for retirement.
  • Paying Yourself: Income options in retirement, on June 16 from noon to 1 p.m.
  • Halfway There: A retirement checkpoint, on June 16 from 3 to 4 p.m. This session helps give yourself a mid-career financial checkup to evaluate your current savings, formulate a plan to help reach your savings goals, and manage competing financial priorities.

If interested, please enroll for this live webinar at You will need to set up a login account using your email and a password. Then you can register for this and any other live webinars TIAA offers, and get email confirmations. These live events will give participants real world financial tips, tactics and techniques to help start, build, and maintain your retirement savings. Space at these webinars is on a first-come, first-served basis.