Monthly Archives: December 2019

Update on the transition to Zoom phones

The CRAEA Board recently approved moving to a new phone system with Zoom.  Our current phone systems located at each office will be phased out by March 2020.  If you will be impacted by this change, you will be contacted … Continue reading

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Investing beyond IPERS to prepare for your future

In November, Central Rivers AEA hosted a Zoom “Lunch and Learn” meeting with an IPERS representative who did a great  job of reviewing important information for those interested in starting the discussion around retirement. (You can view the PowerPoint here) … Continue reading

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Health Savings Account (HSA) Contribution Limits Increase in 2020

Effective January 1, 2020, the contribution limits for Health Savings Accounts (HSA) are increasing as outlined in the table below: Health Savings Account Contribution Limits HSA contribution limit 2020 2019 Individual $3,550 $3,500 Family $7,100 $7,000 HSA catch-up contributions (age … Continue reading

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IRS 403b limits going up for 2020

The Iowa Retirement Investors’ Club (RIC) is our voluntary retirement savings program that allows you to set aside a portion of your salary for use as income in retirement. Through automatic salary reductions, you choose how much to save per … Continue reading

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Navigate incentive funds to be paid in January

At roughly the half-way point, a preliminary report has been generated and to date, the agency will be paying out over $40,000 to staff who have completed challenges through December 29, 2019. Anyone who has earned incentive dollars will automatically … Continue reading

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