Kern County 457 Deferred Compensation Plan

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Looking for more information about your employer’s plan? Read more about your Kern County 457(b) Retirement Plan features!

Change Your Contributions Online

The Kern County 457 Deferred Compensation Plan offers a fast, convenient way to make contribution changes online. This guide details the steps to make online contribution changes.

Managed Account Services

Not sure which investment options are right for you? Your employer has teamed up with Morningstar Investment Management LLC to provide an investment advisory service designed to help you reach your goals. Learn more about Morningstar® Retirement Manager℠.

Who’s your legacy?

The completion of the transition is a great opportunity to review your beneficiary designation. Beginning September 20, confirm your designation by calling the Retirement Readiness Service Center at (800) 584-6001. You’ll also be able to review and update your designation through your online account. Click here for a step-by-step guide.

Your Local Service Representative

As part of the Kern County 457 Deferred Compensation Plan, you will continue to have access to a dedicated local representative, Lily Fahel*, based in the Treasurer’s Office at 1115 Truxtun Ave. in Bakersfield. Lily can help you create or fine tune your retirement planning strategy and is an excellent source of information about the plan. She can be reached at (661) 868-3467.*

* Investment adviser representative and registered representative of, and securities and investment advisory services offered through, Voya Financial Advisors, Inc. (member SIPC).

Self-Directed Brokerage Account

Learn more about an additional investment option, and its commissions and service fees, offered through your Plan.