King County Financial Wellness Benefits & Resources

King County and Balanced You support the financial wellness of employees in many ways. Whether you are near retirement or just starting out in your career, there are tools, programs and resources available to you. Learn about budget building, paying down debt, planning for retirement, understanding tax effects of financial choices, and more. See below for a summary of the benefits and resources available to support the financial wellness of King County employees.

Benefit or Resource Description Learn more
Deferred Compensation Plan Start planning now for your retirement down the road. King County’s Deferred Compensation plan is a voluntary, non-qualified savings plan that helps you invest for the retirement lifestyle you want to achieve. Email

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Phone: (206) 263-9250

Employee Transportation Program The King County Employee Transportation Program offers many options to make it easier to get around the Puget Sound region. Options are available for those who travel by bike, boat, bus, train, carpool, and more! Email

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Phone: (206) 477-5853

Financial Wellness Program My Secure Advantage is a free program available to provide employees with tools and coaching to support you in reaching your financial goals. You have access to a Money Coach, calculators, webinars and others resources to help with creating a budget, paying down debt, planning for retirement and more. Website

Phone: (888) 874-7290

Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs) Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs) can help you save an average of 18% on certain medical care and dependent care expenses by using pre-tax dollars. FSAs are administered for King County by Navia Benefit Solutions and are convenient and easy to use. Email

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Phone: (425) 452-3500

Home Ownership Program King County employees are eligible for exclusive home loan and banking benefits offered through Home Street Bank. Employees have access to vital financial resources and onsite educational seminars. Website

Phone: (888) 425-6990

HRA VEBA Many King County employees planning for retirement are eligible to participate in a health reimbursement arrangement by the voluntary employees’ beneficiary association (HRA VEBA), which is elected by employees by union or as a non-represented group. HRA VEBA is a tax free, post-retirement medical expense account that can assist you in planning for a comfortable retirement. Email

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Phone: (888) 659-8828

Retirement King County offers employees several opportunities to save for the future, including a pension through the Washington State Department of Retirement Systems. Email

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Phone: (800) 547-6657

Questions?

Contact Balanced You or the King County Benefits, Payroll, and Retirement Office

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