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Types of Retirement Plans

It's sometimes easy to get confused when it comes to retirement, benefits and the different accounts and options that are involved. Your LAGERS benefit is a very specific type of retirement benefit, called a defined benefit plan, otherwise known as a pension.

Tagged Defined Benefit, 401(k), Defined Contribution, Retirement, Retirement plans, prefunded

LAGERS Seeking Legislation to Update Public Safety Definition

LAGERS believes that we play a critical role in helping local government employers, like you, recruit and retain high caliber workers into public service. One of our greatest tools in helping our employers achieve this is the flexibility of the LAGERS benefit structure. 

Tagged Legislation, public safety, Advocacy, Policy

Announcing the Certified LAGERS Administrator

Are you responsible for administering LAGERS’ benefits at your employer? This great opportunity is for you! The Certified LAGERS Administrator program is designed to give you a foundation of knowledge about LAGERS, enhance your ability to administer your LAGERS plan and know what resources are available to you.

Nominate Your Hero

https://www.molagers.org/assets/nomination-guidelines.pdfOne of our goals here at LAGERS is to celebrate local government service in our Missouri communities. LAGERS members are highly skilled local government workers that dedicate a career, sometimes that lasts their entire lifetime of work, to serving our communities.

Tagged value of local government, Local Government, local government hero award

3 Common Monthly Reporting Questions

Who is Eligible for LAGERS Benefits?

Like with any benefit, there are certain eligibility requirements to be able to participate in LAGERS. As one of your most valuable benefits, it's important to make sure that you are enrolling employees correctly. Here's a quick refresher of who is and is not eligible to participate in LAGERS.

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The Goal is Better - Introducing the Administrator Blog

This blog was originally published on our LAGERS Bloggers blog in January of 2018, but we wanted to re-post it as the first post of our new blog all about employer reporting and administrative issues for LAGERS employer contacts.This blog discusses LAGERS future goals as they relate to our organization's strategic plan, so that you, as our administrator of the LAGERS benefits, know that you are a vital part of our overall effort to constantly raise the bar for our members. 

Tagged cyber security, Employers, Financial security, Retirement, Retire, Strategy, Goals, Sound Funding

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