We’re the #1 provider of 403(b) plans for public school employees1

You go the extra mile for your students.
We go the distance for you.

We have a proud history of supporting educators.
And we’re here to support your financial future at every step of your career.

Video transcript: At Equitable, we understand the big questions educators face when it comes to saving for retirement like: How to do I start, how do I find the extra money, how do I make it last?
We help educators confidently prepare for their future with personalized financial guidance and plans designed to help maximize savings.
Are you ready to build more confidence in your financial future?
Let’s plan how.

We help educators save for the future they imagine

See how much you may need for retirement and why a 403(b) could work for you.

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Ready to tackle student loan debt?

If you work for a public school, you may qualify for student loan forgiveness programs, which could result in lower monthly payments. Equitable Advisors Financial Professionals can help you see if you qualify for assistance.2

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We support organizations that support you and your school

CCSSO National Teacher of the Year

Equitable has partnered with the Counsel of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) to amplify the National Teacher of the Year (NTOY) Program. Each year, CCSSO provides a new cohort of State Teachers of the Year with a year-long, one-of-a-kind professional learning and development experience. The robust program was designed to increase each inspiring educator’s leadership skills while celebrating their talents and commitment as extraordinary teachers.

donors choose

We support DonorsChoose, a program that provides public school teachers across the country with much needed materials for their students. Throughout the school year, Equitable Foundation provides a double match offer that doubles every donation to projects identified by educators.


SADD, Students Against Destructive Decisions, works with Equitable to empower students and adult allies, mobilize communities and change lives. Together, we have created a financial literacy program to help students and families prepare for the bright future they deserve. In addition, educators can access resources on several different topics.

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The Equitable Excellence Scholarship®program funded by the Equitable Foundation supports college-bound students, and recognizes the schools that helped them gain the courage, strength and wisdom to fulfill their dreams. To support students throughout their academic journeys, Equitable will provide 100 $5,000 annual scholarships renewed for four years, for a total of $20,000 per recipient. Equitable will also award 100 students a one-time $2,500 scholarship.

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Do you have a pension gap?

There may be a gap between your pension and the funds you’ll need for the comfortable retirement you imagine.

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There's value in working with a financial professional3

Successful savers work with financial professionals to help them close their pension gaps by saving sooner and saving more.

How so?

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Interested in becoming an Equitable client?

Enroll in an Equitable Financial 403(b) plan and find your local Equitable Advisors Financial Professional.

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1 LIMRA, Not-for-Profit Survey, Q1 2023 Results, based on 403(b) plan participants and contributions. This applies specifically and exclusively to Equitable Financial Life Insurance Company (Equitable Financial).

2Equitable, “The value of the advisor: The impact of advisors on financial outcomes among K–12 educators,” 2022.

Products funding group retirement plans are issued by Equitable Financial Life Insurance Company, NY, NY. Equitable Financial and its affiliated companies do not offer tax or legal advice and are not affiliated with any school district, state agency or program. Equitable is the brand name of the retirement and protection subsidiaries of Equitable Holdings, Inc., including Equitable Financial Life Insurance Company (NY, NY); Equitable Financial Life Insurance Company of America, an AZ stock company and Equitable Distributors, LLC. The obligations of Equitable Financial and Equitable America are backed solely by their claims-paying abilities. GE-4827897.1 (7/22) (Exp. 7/24)

Important note: Equitable believes that education is a key step toward addressing your financial goals, and we’ve designed this material to serve simply as an informational and educational resource. This does not offer or constitute investment advice and makes no direct or indirect recommendation of any particular product or the appropriateness of any particular investment-related option. Your needs, goals and circumstances are unique, and they require the individualized attention of your financial professional.

GE-593138.1( (09/2023) (Exp. 09/2025)