Aug 20 - College Savings: A Critical Part of your Employee Financial Wellness (FREE)

2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Webcast - FREE for Members & Non-Members
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In today’s highly globalized, digitized, and competitive marketplace, employers are finding it extremely challenging to recruit and retain top talent. In an attempt to gain a competitive edge in the marketplace and distinguish themselves as a top employment destination, employers have been diligent in identifying ways to enhance their benefits package, particularly those pertaining to financial wellness. Consequently, financial wellness has become THE big buzzword in the HR industry, gaining mass popularity with top companies across the country. College savings, in particular, is at the top of the list being a zero-cost benefit with a measurable impact to the bottom line. The ScholarShare 529 Workplace Savings Program can be added to an organization’s existing benefits lineup at no cost, giving their employees access to a top-rated, low cost 529 college savings plan, and the easy option of contributing to a college savings plan via payroll direct deposit.

  • The state of higher education
  • Its impact on your employees
  • How you can make a difference


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Adalberto (Adal) Padilla joined TIAA in 2018 as a Tuition Financing Consultant for TIAA Tuition Financing, Inc. He devotes a substantial portion of his time working with employers in offering the Scholarshare 529 Workplace Savings Program as a financial wellness benefit to their employees. He has over ten years of financial services experience, serving in various roles and capacities ranging from banker to consultant.

Adal received his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration at La Universidad de Guadalajara in Mexico. He lives in San Francisco, enjoys spending time with his family and friends, but traveling is his favorite thing to do.

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Wendy Fong