Financial Tools

Websites, webcasts, and financial planning tools.

Saving for Your Future

Retirement Savings Webinars

Cornell University has partnered with Fidelity and TIAA to host a series of webinars to help you prepare for your future!

The dedicated educational consultants from both Fidelity and TIAA will be at these free webinars to answer your general questions!  You do not have to have an account with either Fidelity or TIAA and can attend as many seminars as you’d like.

Please note that for employees enrolled in the Employees' Retirement System (ERS) with New York State and Local Retirement System (NYSLRS) must contact NYSLRS with any questions they may have:


Tomorrow in Focus: Presented by TIAA.  Find out how retirement savings, planning and the real benefit of time are essential features of retirement investments.

Reserve your spot today!

  • Tuesday, September 7, 2021, 2:00 p.m. EDT
  • Tuesday, September 21, 2021, 10:00 a.m. EDT


Take the First Step in Investing: Presented by Fidelity.  Learn key investing concepts, common investment types and how to choose your investment approach.


The Starting Line: Beginning to save for retirement:: Presented by TIAA.  You can learn how to evaluate and manage debt, find additional ways to save, create a budget and begin to plan for retirement.

Reserve your spot today!

  • Tuesday, October 5, 2021, 2:00 p.m. EDT
  • Wednesday, October 13, 2021, 10:00 a.m. EDT


Turn Your Savings into Retirement Income: Presented by Fidelity.  If you’re planning to retire within the next few years:  Learn the benefits of a retirement income plan, factors to consider when transitioning your savings into income, and ways to develop a retirement plan that suits your goals and lifestyle.


Making it Easier for You: Online tools and resources: Presented by TIAA.  Save time, manage your money, and feel empowered by learning and using the latest digital enhancements.

Reserve your spot today!

  • Tuesday, November 2, 2021, 10:00 a.m. EDT
  • Tuesday, November 16, 2021, 2:00 p.m. EST


Five Money Musts: Presented by Fidelity.  If you’re just starting to think about how to manage your money:  Learn about five basic money concepts to help you start your financial journey on the right foot.


Learn the Basics of When and How to Claim Social Security: Presented by Fidelity.  If you anticipate Social Security will be your primary source of income in retirement, learn when and how to claim your benefit.


Strategies for Staying on Track: Presented by TIAA.  No matter how much or how little money you can save for retirement, it’s important that you start now and stay invested for your future. You can learn how taking smart financial steps today may help lead you to a solid financial future after you’ve stopped working.


Early and Mid-Career Webcasts and Resources

Personal Finance and Debt Solutions

Financial Tools for Women

Women work hard for our money and many of us are responsible for our finances, including our families. We need to make sure our money works for us, so we can achieve our financial goals and dreams.

Introduction by Heather Davis, Cornell Alumni (use password TC1918): A special introduction by Heather Davis from TIAA, made specifically for Cornell Women



Near Retirement

Take a look at the resources below for general information or learn more about Pre-Retirement Planning  at Cornell. 

Tools and Resources


Retirement and Financial Workshops

Check CUInfo for announcements about Workshops