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Contributed by Julie Tinkham on 01/22/2014
TIAA-CREF's individual counseling sessions will help you answer questions like:
- Are you setting realistic goals for key life events and retirement?
- Can you better balance your spending priorities to help you save more for your financial goals?
- What investment mix and strategy is best for you to increase your portfolio's potential?
- How do I get started contributing to the College's retirement plan?
Sign up today space is limited. For an appointment please call 866-843-5640 Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. (ET)
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Now that the holidays are over, your wallet may be feeling a little lighter than usual. While managing your money can seem like a daunting task, it doesn’t have to be! January is a great time to make changes and create new habits, so follow these guidelines to stay smart about your finances:
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Stressed? Tired? Over-burdened with work and family obligations? Living too close to the edge? You can learn to recharge your batteries and nourish yourself on a daily basis by living a more mindful life. Regular practice of meditation slows you down, creates the space you need to relax and take stock, and can provide a measure of comfort and ease in the midst of the chaos of daily life. This is NOT rocket science! Anyone can learn how to “take care of your mind” and find the still point of rest and relaxation so vital and necessary in the world we live in
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On January 8, 2014, Mind, Body, Me welcomed it's newest members to Flight 9 of the wellness program!
"You're off to great places. Today is your day. Your mountain is waiting, so get on your way"
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Contributed by Katie Sack on 01/09/2014
The Office of Human Resources would like to present to faculty, staff, and students our newest Work/Life Mission Series. This semester's Work/Life Distinguished Faculty series will explore a variety of topic presented by our very own distinguished faculty! Join us for our first workshop:
Smart Money: Personal Finance for Your Everyday Life
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The Office of Human Resources recognizes the importance of accessibility to your benefit vendors. To accomplish this, our Aetna Representative, Denise Dolinsky is available on campus each month to answer any questions you may have on how to use the Aetna Medical plans, or specific questions related to Aetna coverage, claims, providers, etc.
Meetings with Denise are held in Human Resources between 11:00am-1pm the following Tuesday’s in the first quarter of 2014.
Tuesday, January 14th
Tuesday, January 21st
Tuesday, February 4th
Tuesday, February 18th
Tuesday, March 4th
Tuesday, March 18th
To schedule a meeting call Human Resources at 274-8000.
Contributed by Katie Sack on 12/19/2013
You have achieved the one year mark with your Mind, Body, Me wellness program and it’s only the beginning. In celebration of this achievement, we held our first Flight Festival and what a success it was!
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The Benefits & Work/Life Department would like to send a very special THANK YOU to our 2013 Work/Life Lunch-and-Learn presenters from Ithaca College:
Chris Pogorzala – Exercise Your Mind: The Benefits of Staying Mentally Active
You are the reason for the success of our Lunch-and-Learn program and it is with sincere appreciation that we THANK YOU for your commitment to excellence.
The holidays are upon us! Let eni's BalanceWorks Newsletter help you through the season with great stress management techniques.
If you elected coverage under the Aetna POS II plan for 2014 you will be receiving a new Aetna ID card due to the change in the copay structure under the POS II. Aetna’s goal is that all POS II members will receive an updated ID card prior to January 1, 2014. Please be sure to replace your existing card with the new card you will be receiving and present your new card to healthcare provider in the New Year.
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As of Dec. 31, the New York State Department of Labor will apply an incremental increase to the current minimum wage of $7.25 per hour, raising it to $8.00 per hour, effective December 31, 2013. The minimum wage will continue to increase to $8.75 in 2014 and to $9.00 in 2015.
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Contributed by Kirra Franzese on 12/16/2013
Each year in January, the College is required by law to provide all employees (staff, administration, faculty, and students), notice of pay rate and pay day information as outlined under section 195.1 of the New York state Labor Law.
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Contributed by Katie Sack on 12/12/2013
Congratulations to Rebecca Lesses (Jewish Studies) for winning the Mind, Body, Me Open House door prize!
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Ithaca College's annual winter celebratory events are as follows:
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Contributed by Katie Sack on 12/04/2013
Mind, Body, Me is excited to announce the beginning of a NEW flight – Flight 9 – on January 8, 2014!
The Ithaca College Mind, Body, Me wellness program focuses on YOU: the employee. It gets you involved by helping you identify and move towards your personal health goals and encourages celebration of your successes. Mind, Body, Me promotes a culture of wellness at IC, and in doing so, supports a healthier YOU!
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Contributed by Tanisha Graves on 12/03/2013
We are pleased to announce that this year’s “Thank You for Making a Difference” peer-to-peer appreciation program was a resounding success with record numbers of employees using the power of "Thank You"!
In recognition of the kind-hearted spirit of this campus, and understanding that many employees were away for the entire week of Thanksgiving break, the Bookstore will reinstate coupon redemption from Wednesday, December 4 – 6, 2013!
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Contributed by Katie Sack on 12/03/2013
The Work/Life Mission Series "Gaining the Edge on Diabetes" would like to present our last series workshop...
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The holiday season is often a time when most of us forget about eating healthy and indulge in all the holiday treats like cookies, casseroles and cakes! But remember, sticking to your healthy eating and exercise routine through the busy schedules and holiday feasts is an ideal way to look and feel better once the holidays pass.
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