NEA Retirement Program

Partner with a Financial Professional

Work with a NEA Retirement Specialist who understands educational professionals’ needs for retirement

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We’re Here to Help

Wherever you are in life, our team of retirement professionals understand educators’ unique retirement needs and they’re here to help you reach your goals.

  • 403(b) Tax-deferred retirement accounts
  • Traditional & Roth IRAs, and Rollovers
  • Minimum account set-up of $50 per pay period
  • Underlying investment options designed to work with a wide variety of investment needs, styles, and time horizons
  • A national network of NEA Retirement Specialists to provide personalized advice and support
  • Offered in partnership with Security Benefit, a leading provider of retirement provider for educators

get started

A little bit of money saved now can make a big difference later, here’s how:

  1. Call Security Benefit at 1-888-988-7910 and they will connect you with an NEA Retirement Specialist near you.

  2. Use Security Benefits’ online Advisor Finder Tool to locate an NEA Retirement Specialist near you.

  3. The NEA Retirement Specialists will set up a no-cost, no-obligation meeting with you to understand your goals and explain how they can help you achieve them.

  4. Current participants, you can always access your account by logging in to your account or calling 1-888-988-7910.

why it matters

State Pensions and Social Security may not be enough

Traditional retirement income sources for educators—such as state pensions and social security—will typically not fully replace your income. The NEA Retirement Program is designed to help educators supplement these income sources so you can achieve the retirement you deserve. Learn more about why you need supplemental retirement savings:

Five-Minute Retirement Checkup


Where are you now, and where do you need to be? Take five minutes to answer a few questions and you’ll get a retirement savings snapshot.


Retirement Income Calculator

 Get personalized projections of your specific state pension and other financial accounts.

You deserve a secure financial future… let us help you create it!

Whether you are just starting your career, already retired or somewhere in-between, the NEA Retirement Program offers educational resources and investment products to help you manage your retirement planning and income needs.

For more information or to manage your account:

Download the most recent NEA Retirement Program Monitor Reports:

Download the most recent NEA Member Benefits Form ADV:

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Security Benefit helps educators secure their retirement.

We’ve partnered with Security Benefit because they are a recognized leader in the U.S. retirement market.

The Security Benefit Charitable Trust, established more than 35 years ago, pledges millions of dollars each year to improve the community, including providing support to education programs. Security Benefit has also been a corporate sponsor of The NEA Foundation’s Annual Salute to Excellence in Education Gala.

Learn more about how we select our partners 

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Terms & Conditions

This information is provided by Security Distributors in connection with the NEA Retirement Program for retirement plans sponsored by school districts and other employers of NEA members and individual retirement accounts established by NEA members. Security Distributors and certain of its affiliates (collectively, “Security Benefit”) make products available under the NEA Retirement Program, directly or through authorized broker/dealers, pursuant to an agreement with NEA’s wholly owned subsidiary, NEA Member Benefits (“MB”). NEA and MB are not affiliated with Security Benefit. Neither NEA nor MB is a registered broker/dealer. All securities brokerage services are performed exclusively by your sales representative’s broker/dealer and not by NEA or MB. Security Benefit pays an annual fee to MB under the agreement. You may wish to take into account this agreement and arrangement when considering and evaluating any communications relating to NEA Retirement Program products.