In addition, GICA will recommend VALIC’s services to the colleges and universities within its membership. VALIC will be available to provide plan services and plan participant services to these 25 educational institutions on an as-needed basis.
GICA will have access to VALIC’s open-architecture mutual fund platform that utilizes thousands of non-proprietary investment choices from over 100 fund families. VALIC will provide access to on-site professional financial advisers who assist employees with a wide range of retirement and financial planning issues. Plan participants will also have access to a suite of Internet support services and financial planning tools, including VALIC’s Guided Portfolio Services, online support from VALIC’s website and access to account information and financial planning tools through VALIC’s mobile application for the iPhone and Android phones.