Member emails and magazines

A series of monthly emails providing you with an update on the changes happening to the way you save for retirement with Universities Superannuation Scheme.

July 2017 Email

In this issue:

  • Financial security and flexibility: Latest video releases from USS;
  • Flexibility and choice: Compare fund performance through My USS;
  • Keeping you informed: USS valuation;
  • Supporting member decisions: USS's online benefit illustrator
  • Annual allowance Scheme Pays election

Previous emails

June 2017 Email

In this issue:

  • Flexibility with the USS Investment Builder;
  • Learn more about the USS Investment Builder;
  • Keeping you informed - USS valuation;
  • Supporting member decisions - Enhancements to USS's online benefit illustrator
  • Transfers-in - Your questions answered
  • May 2017 Email

    In this issue:

    • Choose where your money is invested;
    • Build additional retirement savings;
    • Updated fund factsheets;
    • What else is new online for members?
    • Everything you need to know about USS's 2017 Valuation

    April 2017 Email

    In this issue:

    • New - Valuation videos;
    • What's new online for members?;
    • My USS;
    • Money Purchase Annual Allowance delay.

    March 2017 Email

    In this issue:

    • New - Members' Annual Report;
    • New - USS vs LISA;
    • What's new online for members?;
    • March 2017 Budget.

    February 2017 Email

    In this issue:

    • Ethical investment options in the USS Investment Builder;
    • New - improved functionality in My USS;
    • Changes to the Money Purchase AVCs (MPAVC) arrangement with Prudential;
    • Salary threshold increase.

    January 2017 Email

    In this issue:

    • New - podcast with Alan Higham;
    • New - Member scenario newsletters;
    • Pensions tax – important deadlines;
    • Changes to Money Purchase AVCs (MPAVC) with Prudential.

    November 2016 email

    In this issue:

    • A summary of the 2016 USS changes and what they mean for you;
    • Join those who’ve already taken the match and start to save;
    • New - animated guide to the match.

    October 2016 email

    In this issue:

    • New - The USS Investment Builder has launched – sign-up for the match;
    • My USS – membership number reminder;
    • My USS – confirming your choices;
    • New – understanding USS’s approach to responsible investment.

    September 2016 email

    In this issue:

    • Take the match – the sooner you sign-up, the sooner you can start saving;
    • My USS – remember to register;
    • My USS – confirming your choices;
    • Money Purchase AVCs with Prudential – what’s next.

    August 2016 email

    In this issue:

    • Animated guide to the USS Investment Builder;
    • More handy hints when using My USS;
    • Helping you understand how retirement savings are taxed;
    • Spotlight on Roger Gray, Chief Investment Officer, USS;
    • Update on USS’s money purchase AVCs with Prudential.

    July 2016 email

    In this issue:

    • Registration tips for My USS;
    • Handy hints when using My USS;
    • Update on USS’s money purchase AVCs with Prudential;
    • Important dates.

    June 2016 email

    In this issue:

    • Helping you to get more information about the USS Investment Builder;
    • Find out how you can benefit from the scheme with our member scenarios;
    • Look out for your pack that includes your new USS member number;
    • Update on USS’s money purchase AVCs with Prudential.

    May 2016 email

    In this issue:

    • USS Investment Builder Overview;
    • Understanding the USS Investment Builder;
    • Understanding the match;
    • Investing your contributions and details of the investment options.

    April 2016 email

    In this issue:

    • Your new retirement income builder has arrived;
    • Important tax changes that could affect you;
    • Introducing your updated member website;
    • Important dates.

    March 2016 email

    In this issue:

    • Recent updates for members;
    • Spotlight on the final salary section;
    • Important dates.


    In Touch magazine

    The newsletter for retired and beneficiary members of USS.

Last updated: 19/07/2017

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