Benefits & Pay

LifeMatters offers an abundance of educational information, self-service options, and interactive tools. 

Simply go to, and enter sfsu as your company password.  All services provided in person, over the phone or via the internet by LifeMatters are free to you, your eligible dependents (whether or not they live at home) and other family members who live with you – and if you are referred to outside resources you will be advised about any potential costs.  Your privacy is respected, so keep in mind that the use of this service is totally confidential (except in rare instances when your safety or the safety of another individual may be at risk).

Don’t miss our upcoming employee and management webinars! Go to and sign in with your company password. Webinars are located under “Quick Links.”

SF State Employee Assistance Program (EAP) website

MyLifeMatters - Log in with "sfsu" (not case sensitive)

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Meet With Your Fidelity Retirement Planner

Erik Kautzmann

Retirement Planner

I am a licensed financial professional, with years of experience helping people plan for their financial futures. I can help with many of your everyday financial needs — from investing in your workplace retirement plan, to identifying ways to save for college tuition and much more. 

As part of your benefits with California State University, you can meet with me whenever you like, and my services are completely complimentary.

So you can ask me anything. Really!

Event: One-on-one consultation 
Date(s): Monday, April 27th, Friday, May 1st, and Tuesday, May 26th
Time: 8:15 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location(s) / Room(s): Phone and/or virtual meeting


Click to Schedule an Appointment!! 

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Learn how Savings Plus helps you better prepare for retirement.

Come to a workshop that explains the many benefits of preparing for retirement through Savings Plus. We will cover these topics:

  • Why you may need more for retirement than a pension
  • Why you should enroll in Savings Plus
  • How Savings Plus makes tax-advantaged saving easy
  • How to invest for retirement through Savings Plus
  • How to make Savings Plus your one resource through retirement
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Who We Are

Patelco is one of the largest credit unions in the United States and headquartered in Northern California with 37 branches and growing. For over 80 years, we have been tightly connected to our communities and commit our time, talent, and financial support to local non-profit organizations
across our philanthropic pillars: children’s health, ending hunger, affordable housing and financial literacy.

Learn more at Patelco