United Airlines

Your PRAP is administered at Charles Schwab & Co., Inc. The PCRA brokerage account option allows for expanded investment options and management by ACT Wealth Management.

In addition, ACT Wealth Management can provide pilot financial planning on the funding and utilization of the HRA and RHA.

Legacy United

Your A Plan was a defined United Airlines retirement benefit plan terminated on December 30, 2004. The A Plan was assumed by the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation or PBGC and will be paid based on priority. PBGC allows you to choose from a selection of retirement annuity options. The normal retirement age of 60 was determined under the provisions of your plan in effect on its termination date.

Legacy CAL

Your A Plan is a defined benefit plan that was frozen on May 31, 2005.
The GATT Rate has an inverse relationship with your lump sum. It is important to consider how your retirement date affects your lump sum regarding the GATT rate that will be applied.

More information on the GATT rate

retirement checklist

6 Months out

  • Distribution planning
  • Update goals in your financial plan and review them with your advisor
  • Ask your healthcare providers if they participate in Medicare

3 Months out

  • Sign up for Medicare and desired supplemental plans
  • Submit paperwork for all applicable retirement benefits
  • Elect PBGC benefit - Legacy UAL

1 month after

  • Roll any reminaing PCRA/PRAP money into corresponding IRAs
  • Roll A-Plan (lump sum) into IRA - Legacy CAL
  • Update goals in your financial plan
  • Submit changes in income to Medicare
These materials have been independently produced by ACT Wealth Management, LLC. ACT Wealth Management, LLC is independent of, and has no affiliation with Charles Schwab & Co., Inc or any of its affiliates (“Schwab”). Schwab is a registered broker-dealer and member SIPC. Schwab has not created, supplied, licensed, endorsed, or otherwise sanctioned those materials nor has Schwab independently verified any of the information in them. ACT Wealth Management, LLC provides you with investment advice, while Schwab maintains custody of your assets in a brokerage account and will affect transactions for your account on your instructions.

retirement DATE

August RateFebruary Rate
December 1st - May 31st

February Rate
June 1st - November 30th

The GATT rate has an inverse relationship with your lump sum

GATT Rate -1%.
Lump Sum +10%

GATT Rate +1%.
Lump Sum -10%

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