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Financial Library For Washington State Employees

Our financial library is dedicated to all of the hard-working employees of Washington state. With a unique set of benefits comes a unique set of problems that most Americans don't have to deal with. Our hope is that this page will bring you some clarity and confidence in knowing not only how your benefits work but the various ways you can plan ahead and take control of your financial future. 

Here you will find videos and blog posts about your various benefits, saving options, and planning strategies.

We know how busy and hectic your lives are but want you to know that we are in your corner if you ever need any assistance or questions answered. Just push the help button to reach out!

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DCP Vs 403b - Which Should I Fund? (Video)

Washington State DCP vs 403b. This is a common question that school district employees have when deciding where to put additional funds. This video will give you the pros and cons of each option so you can make an educated and informed decision. These plans fall under different tax codes so you can choose to fund both up the annual limit.

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How do taxes work on Plan 3?

In order to understand how taxes work on Plan 3, we must fully understand what plan three is first. Plan 3 is a pre-tax retirement account, meaning that we haven't paid the taxes associated with this money yet. Every dollar we have in it, we still owe taxes on.

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Your 403b

The 403b is a tax-advantaged employer-sponsored retirement plan available to public employees like educators!

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