WASHINGTON, April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- ICMA-RC's mobile app helped reinforce the convenience of educational retirement planning resources for public sector employees during April's Financial Literacy Month. ICMA-RC's mobile app allows users to access information quickly and easily such as news, videos, and financial calculators — wherever and whenever they want.
The mobile app is a key tool in ICMA-RC's overall education outreach campaign, which includes the award-winning RealizeRetirement® website, a one-stop retirement education center equipped with an extensive library of retirement planning resources.
The Financial Literacy Month outreach campaign focused on the three most popular calculators, which are also available on ICMA-RC's mobile app:
- Small Change, Big Savings — Shows how giving up just a few everyday items can help you save big.
- Retirement Security Builder — Helps develop a personalized retirement savings strategy and calculates the after-tax effect of various contributions on your net pay.
- Savings Boost — Illustrates how increasing your contributions can provide a valuable boost to your future savings.
"At ICMA-RC, financial literacy means providing the most effective retirement planning tools that are interactive and easy to understand," said Alex Hannah, Vice President, Marketing Communications & Education. "Our mobile app and website offer innovative tools to help participants reach their retirement goals. For example, our Small Change, Big Savings calculator tells us that by simply giving up a $2 soft drink each day, you can save nearly $25,000 toward your retirement in 20 years, with a 5 percent investment return," said Hannah.
To download ICMA-RC's mobile app or to view videos and access financial calculators, visit www.icmarc.org/mobile-app.
Founded in 1972, ICMA-RC is a non-profit independent financial services corporation based in Washington, D.C. focused on providing retirement plans and related services for more than one million public sector participant accounts and more than 9,000 retirement plans. Our mission is to help build retirement security for public sector employees. We deliver on our mission by focusing on service, quality and value. All of our retirement programs, administrative services and educational tools have been developed specifically for public sector retirement plan administrators and participants. For more information, visit www.icmarc.org. AC:0415-7715