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Financial Planning

Explore ways to set aside money for retirement and defer taxes with benefit programs.  

Retirement

Begin Planning Now!

Pacific's retirement program helps faculty and staff build financial security through a generous plan and employee funded tax-deferred savings opportunities along with educational and planning resources to help you understand and make wise choices.

Flexible Spending Benefits (Group # 475)

A Flexible Spending Account (FSA) is an effective way to save when paying for certain health care, dependent day care and transportation expenses. You decide how much you want to set aside to pay for eligible expenses incurred during the plan year and make a separate election for each account. The plan year runs from January 1st through December 31st.

Financial Information, Resources and Tools

Your EAP program, through Liberty Mutual, includes information and tools to address your financial needs, including:

  • Debt Management
  • Bankruptcy
  • Retirement
  • Will Preparation
  • Credit card or loan problems
  • Saving for college
  • Tax questions
  • Estate Planning  

Our EAP program will move to Liberty Mutual effective January 1, 2018.

Free Online Will Preparation Terminates on December 31,2017

EstateGuidance® offers you the ease and simplicity of online will preparation-right on your computer! To access EstateGuidance, you must have a computer with access to the internet and then log in to guidanceresources.com. Click on the link under Site Highlights to get to EstateGuidance. Once you are on EstateGuidance, simply supply the information at the prompts. You can complete your will online and download it to your computer. In addition, you will receive instructions about how to execute and store your will properly.

To contact the ComPsych 24-hour Member Services Line, simply call 1-877-595-5281 and you may be guided to a counselor in your vicinity for confidential assistance. All EAP services are under one virtual roof, offering content,  self-assessment, interactive tools and educational guides for you and your family to utilize. external Log onto Online Guidance Resources. First time users must enter EAPBusiness as your company Web ID, and enter UNIVE as your employer name.

Free Online Will Preparation Effective January 1, 2018

Liberty Mutual Insurance offers online will preparation to complement your life insurance coverage. It's a secure and convenient way to create a legally binding, state-specific will and other personal legal documents online.

To access this online will preparation, go to  https://www.bensingerdupont.com/login . In the Username enter "mllife" and click submit. To contact by phone, call the Bensinger, DuPont & Associates helpline at 1-877-695-2789.

Plan Ahead to Make a Difference

The Office of Estate and Gift Planning has resources and guides to help you plan for your future and plan to help others. Contact them for more information.

Hardship Withdrawals 

Hardship withdrawals are available from the University of the Pacific 403(b) Retriement Plan. These should be utilized only after all of your options have been exhausted (including 403(b) Plan loans). Here are a few things to know as you consider if this option is right for you.