401(a) Defined Contribution Plan<br />457(b) Deferred Compensation Plan: For DC Government Employees

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Coronavirus-Related Distributions (CRDs)
Through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, if you have been adversely affected by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, you may qualify for an in-service withdrawal, called a Coronavirus-Related Distribution (CRD), from your District of Columbia (D.C.) 401(a) Retirement Plan or 457(b) Deferred Compensation Plan account.

Investing for Retirement
Investment planning for public sector employees and late career employees and retirees.

Retirement Income Solutions
When you retire, you'll have many decisions to make. One of the most important is how you will receive your retirement income. Many options exist, from the most flexible to the most secure, and the best strategy for you might be a combination of solutions. The District offers you a full spectrum of Retirement Income Solutions to help you achieve the life you want in retirement.

Retirement Education Center
Your all-in-one-place retirement hub contains a range of educational materials and useful tools, including articles, checklists, newsletters for early and late-career employees and retirees, brochures, videos, recorded webinars on a variety of topics, a Personal Finance Recordkeeper to help organize your finances, and online calculators.


Guided Pathways® - Investment Advice

Guided Pathways helps you determine how much to save and how to invest. Choose from three levels of service, from guidance to specific fund advice to ongoing account management.

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District of Columbia 529 College Savings Plan

The District of Columbia offers a 529 Savings Plan to help you save for college. For more information about this plan, please visit www.dccollegesavings.com.