As news of the novel coronavirus continues to evolve, the ABA Retirement Fund Program (“the Program”) wants to keep you informed and provide you with a number of resources to help you during this time of market volatility and uncertainty.

If participants need to take advantage of the distribution or loan relief offered by the CARES Act, please have them use these forms:

COVID-19 Distribution Request Form

COVID-19 Loan Request Form

Here is a collection of resources from the Program and the Program Partners: Voya Financial, Mercer and TD Ameritrade. 

Webcast: Market Update Q&A

This webcast answers some frequently asked questions from Program participants.

Coronavirus Emergency Loans for Small Businesses

View a small business guide and checklist prepared by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Flyer: Program Tools & Resources Guide

This guide provides Program participants with an overview of the various tools and resources offered through the Program.

COVID 19 & CARES Act Links and Resources

Links and resources for small businesses working to navigate these unique times.

Article: Navigating market volatility with dollar cost averaging

Learn more about dollar cost averaging and how it works.

Article: 6 Tips to Work From Home Successfully During Lock Down

For many of us that are used to going into an office, working from home on a daily basis is not the norm. Read for tips on how to be successful working from home.

Program Investment Fiduciary: Mercer

Visit Mercer’s website to learn more about how Mercer is committed to helping employers respond to these unprecedented challenges.

Plan Sponsor and Participant Services: Voya Financial

A message from Chairman and CEO Rod Martin on COVID-19.

Self-Directed Brokerage Account: TD Ameritrade

TD Ameritrade has resources to support your self-directed brokerage account needs.

Article: Changing travel plans?

I changed my travel plans because of COVID-19, but there are 3 reasons I’m not changing a single thing about my investment strategy

Article: Shook up by market volatility?

The market may fluctuate but focusing on things you can control will help you resist the urge to react on impulse.

Article: 5 Actions to help you navigate today

Feeling anxious and unsure about the future? Take these 5 steps to help plan for your tomorrow.

Flyer: Personalized Investment Advice Overview

The Program has partnered with Voya Retirement Advisors (VRA) to offer personalized, professional and objective investment advice. View this information to learn more.

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