Back By Popular Demand - What to Expect During Your First Year in Retirement

"Your first year in retirement is a little like starting a new job, only without all the work.  But still, it involves establishing a routine, figuring out when your money will come in, building new relationships, and feeling excited about the future.  Starting a new job means dealing with a lot of unknowns, and beginning a new chapter in life as big as retirement is no different.  Here is what you can expect from LAGERS during your first year."

Tagged pensions, Retirees, Retirement

Why You Shouldn't Think of Your COLA as a Raise

One of the most common questions members ask at Pre-Retirement Seminars is ‘what is the average cost of living adjustment LAGERS retirees receive each year?’

Tagged Members, Retirees

A Secure Retirement for Local Government Workers Brings Major Economic Payoff for Missouri

Did you know that every person living in Missouri benefits from the LAGERS system? How can that be, you might ask? While not every Missourian is actually drawing a benefit from LAGERS, the economic benefits produced by retirees spending their benefits, ripple throughout Missouri’s economy. This retiree spending produces major economic impact that affects each and every person living in our great state!

Tagged Employers, Members, Prospective Members, Retirees

There are still some people out there fighting for pensions

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Tagged Defending Pensions, Employers, Members, pensions, Retirees, NPPC

June Article Roundup

Tagged News, cyber security, Employers, financial advisors, Members, Prospective Members, Retirees, Retirement, retirement planning, Savings

MY LAGERS EXPERIENCE: A Reflection on Three Remarkable Decades

Keith Hughes, Executive Director

Tagged Employers, Members, Retirees

It’s Official: The U.S. Retirement Crisis is Real

Tagged 401(k), Crisis, Employers, Members, National Institute on Retirement Security, pensions, Prospective Members, reitrement, Retirees, State Retirement Savings Plans

A Look Back at the 2017 Legislative Session

Tagged 2017 Session, Employers, General Assembly, Legislation, Members, Retirees

Use These 5 Simple Hacks to Ease Financial Stress

Tagged finance, Employers, Members, Planning, Prospective Members, Retirees, Retirement, Savings, Stress

Pension Reform Should Not Focus On All-Or-None Solutions

Tagged Employers, Members, pension reform, Prospective Members, reform, Retirees, Security, three legged stool, Unfunded Liability

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