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Dec 08, 2014, 11:50 ET

ICMA-RC Memorial Scholarship Fund Accepting Applications for 2015-2016

 The ICMA-RC Vantagepoint Public Employee Memorial Scholarship Fund (ICMA-RC Memorial Scholarship Fund), which provides financial assistance...

Oct 30, 2014, 12:30 ET

ICMA-RC Chief Investment Officer Selected as Finalist for "Industry Innovation Award"

ICMA-RC is pleased to announce that its Chief Investment Officer, Wayne Wicker, has been selected as a finalist for Chief Investment Officer's...

Oct 20, 2014, 19:33 ET
National Pack-a-Sack Lunch Day will be on Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014.

Employees Across America Encouraged to Pack Their Lunch on Wednesday, October 22

 ICMA-RC is encouraging public employees to take small steps toward planning for retirement during National Save for Retirement Week, an effort...

Sep 12, 2014, 09:00 ET

ICMA-RC Congratulates ICMA on Reaching Milestone 100-Year Anniversary

 ICMA-RC commends its founder, the International City/County Management Association (ICMA), on reaching its milestone 100th anniversary and its...

Sep 04, 2014, 10:00 ET

ICMA-RC Wins Multiple Awards

 ICMA-RC, in partnership with its public sector clients, was recently recognized for its education initiatives and resources, winning more than...

Aug 07, 2014, 15:10 ET

Thirty Students Awarded ICMA-RC Memorial Scholarship

The ICMA-RC Vantagepoint Public Employee Memorial Scholarship Fund Board of Directors presented 30 scholarships for the 2014-2015 academic year to...

Jul 10, 2014, 14:02 ET

ICMA-RC Investment Releases Research Brief on Alternative Beta Methodologies

 Public sector retirement plan provider, ICMA-RC, has released an investment research brief entitled "Alternative Beta: Impact across Market...

Jun 16, 2014, 14:28 ET

Webinar Discusses Best Practices, Challenges, and Solutions for Auto Features in Public Sector Retirement Savings Plans

Auto-enrollment best practices in public sector defined contribution plans and how to implement them were presented in a webinar, "Auto Features in...

May 13, 2014, 15:35 ET

ICMA-RC Pays Tribute to Fallen Public Sector Heroes Through Community Service

 On Saturday, May 10, 2014, ICMA-RC participated in the National Police Week 5K, sponsored by the Officer Down Memorial Page (ODMP)....

Apr 17, 2014, 11:17 ET

ICMA-RC Sponsors National Forum for Black Public Administrators (NFBPA) "FORUM 2014"

 More than 500 local government leaders attended this year's National Forum for Black Public Administrators (NFBPA) "FORUM 2014" in San...

Mar 19, 2014, 16:21 ET

ICMA-RC Recognized by Pension & Investments with Eddy Award for Education Website

 At the March 2014 Pensions & Investments Defined Contribution Conference, ICMA-RC received a first place Eddy Award for...

Feb 26, 2014, 11:06 ET

ICMA-RC Participates in America Saves Week, Encourages Saving, Goal Setting

 According to a survey released by the American Savings Education Council in coordination with America Saves Week, 51 percent of Americans have...

Jan 15, 2014, 16:36 ET
ICMA-RC was honored with more than 20 awards in 2013 for their education initiatives like their "Video Campaign." The video campaign, praised for its use of clever animation and great script writing, demonstrates in a straightforward and simple way the importance of saving for retirement to public sector employees in all life and career stages. www.icmarc.org/your457 (PRNewsFoto/ICMA-RC)

ICMA-RC Education Initiative Awards Reach Record Number in 2013

ICMA-RC, a retirement plan provider whose mission is to help public employees build retirement security, has received close to 100 national and...

Dec 19, 2013, 16:41 ET
ICMA-RC launches new features to its participant-based online platform for managing more than a million public sector retirement accounts. www.icmarc.org.  (PRNewsFoto/ICMA-RC)

ICMA-RC Introduces Enhancements to Retirement Planning Services and Resources

 ICMA-RC has launched new features to Account Access, its participant-based online platform for managing retirement accounts. The enhancements...

Nov 25, 2013, 10:00 ET

ICMA-RC Memorial Scholarship Fund Accepting Applications

The ICMA-RC Vantagepoint Public Employee Memorial Scholarship Fund (ICMA-RC Memorial Scholarship Fund), which provides financial assistance for...

Oct 17, 2013, 11:14 ET

Public Sector Employees Encouraged to Take Small Saving Steps During National Save for Retirement Week, October 20-26

 ICMA-RC is encouraging public employees to take small steps toward planning for retirement during National Save for Retirement Week, an effort...

May 02, 2013, 12:11 ET

ICMA-RC Congratulates National Forum for Black Public Administrators on 30 Years of Service

 The National Forum for Black Public Administrators (NFBPA) celebrated 30 years of public service excellence at its recent 2013 Annual FORUM in...

Feb 28, 2013, 10:30 ET
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ICMA-RC Launches RealizeRetirement Resource for Public Sector Employees

As part of America Saves Week, ICMA-RC is pleased to announce the launch of RealizeRetirementSM, a goal-oriented educational online financial...

Feb 12, 2013, 13:57 ET

Eighty-Three Percent of ICMA-RC's Actively-Managed Vantagepoint Funds Outperformed Morningstar Peers over the Five Years ended December 31, 2012

 Eighty-three percent, or 19 of 23, of ICMA-RC's actively-managed, no-load Vantagepoint Funds outperformed their Morningstar peer group medians...

Dec 17, 2012, 11:26 ET

ICMA-RC Memorial Scholarship Fund Accepting Applications

 The ICMA-RC Vantagepoint Public Employee Memorial Scholarship Fund (ICMA-RC Memorial Scholarship Fund), which provides financial assistance...