We Made It! 700 Employers!

As you may know, LAGERS recently reached a milestone of 700 employers. While this milestone may not seem that significant to most, it tells quite an amazing story. Each and every year, LAGERS adds around 10-20 new employers seeking a way to recruit quality employees and give them a path to leave the workforce when they reach retirement age. Those employers that join LAGERS believe that this system gives their subdivision the best way to accomplish their goal perhaps better than providing a defined contribution plan.

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Thinking About Running for the LAGERS Board? Your Questions Answered.

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LAGERS' Intern Experience

This month Chelsea, our photography and design intern, leaves us to head back to school at the University of Missouri. We asked her to leave us with a parting gift, a blog post about her experience with us over the summer. Here is what she wrote:

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3 Common Misconceptions About Joining LAGERS

One of my responsibilities over the years has been assisting some employers in joining the LAGERS system. The more of these employers I speak with, the more I have found there are some common misconceptions about the joining process. So, I thought I would clear up some of these common misunderstandings.

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There are still some people out there fighting for pensions


Photo by Ryan Tang on Unsplash

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Working After Retirement?

We all dream of the day when we can retire. We dream of the option to come and go as we please, sleep as late as we want, and do as we wish.

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Annual Meeting is Getting Closer!

As we enter August, it means the kids are going back to school, playoff baseball is approaching, the leaves will soon be falling and of course football! But, that’s not the only thing that is quickly approaching. In a nearly two months, we will be gathering for the LAGERS system’s 50th Annual Meeting. That’s right, 50 years of retirement security! We will be holding our meeting at Tan-Tar-A Resort in Lake Ozark Missouri on October 19 & 20th.

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Employer Spotlight - City of Springfield, Dickerson Park Zoo

Last month we celebrated National Zoo Keeper Week by visiting our members at the zoo in Springfield, Missouri. Since some of the employees of Dickerson Park Zoo are LAGERS members we wanted to see what a day in the life of a LAGERS member at the zoo was really like.

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Quarterly Update

"It's a very important thing we do. We have a very important job for our members" - Bob Wilson, new LAGERS director.

In our latest quarterly update video, Bob and Brian Collett, CIO, give us an update on LAGERS, including topics like:

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July Article Roundup

It might be the lazy, dog days of summer, but there’s still a lot of retirement news out there for you to catch up on, now that you’re back from that beach vacation. Here are some notable articles for you from July.

Retirement misconceptions, from A to Social Security

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