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The 403bCompare Web site is an information bank of free objective information about 403(b) vendors and the products they offer.

This site was created to help employees of California’ local school districts, community college districts or county offices of education make better-informed investment decisions by offering information about:

  • 403(b) plans, available investment options, fees involved and product performance information.
  • Registered 403(b) vendors' experience and services for the products supplied.
  • General retirement planning information and educational materials.

The California State Teachers’ Retirement System (CalSTRS) created and is responsible for ongoing maintenance of this site, according to the requirements of California Education Code 25100 and thereafter.

Please note that the information provided throughout this site is either added directly by the vendor or obtained from sources which CalSTRS believes to be reliable. However, CalSTRS does not warrant or guarantee the timeliness or accuracy of this information.