New Hire Orientation Webinar – April 28

Who Should Attend: Newly Hired LAGERS Members, Administrators, HR Personnel This webinar is specifically designed for newly hired employees. This session will include a high level brief discussion on topics like calculating benefits, disability and survivor benefits, the value of benefits and more. Administrators and HR Personnel who are responsible for the employee onboarding process will also find this webinar to be useful.   Register View Recording

Employer Reporting Webinar – May 3

Who should attend: Administrative, statement, and payment contacts for LAGERS A review of some of the more detailed facets of LAGERS monthly reporting requirements. Topics include ‘free six month period;’ which wages should I report?; how to handle various types of employee leave; termination, transfers, and retirements of employees; and much more.   Register View Recording

Virtual Pre-Retirement Seminar – May 5

This is an online Virtual Pre-Retirement Seminar. In this Virtual Pre-Retirement Seminar, we will cover topics such as how your benefit is calculated, the retirement application process, payment options, taxes, COLAs, and other after retirement topics. This webinar is open to all LAGERS members wanting to know more about the retirement process. Please fully complete the registration so that we are able to generate your benefit estimate. A Pre-Retirement Seminar packet including your benefit estimate will be emailed to you before the event.   Technical requirements for virtual seminar: A computer with speakers (mobile phones are compatible as well) Stable internet connection May require you to download the Zoom app or software prior to the meeting. Contact Ginnie Medlin at 573.632.6366 or email gmedlin@molagers.org for more information. Register View Recording

Pre-Retirement Seminar – Cape Girardeau

Drury Plaza Hotel - Cape Girardeau 3351 Percy Dr., Cape Girardeau, MO

Who should attend: Members within 5 years of retirement. This seminar includes a short discussion on how your benefit is calculated. Then the focus shifts to the retirement application process, payment options, the taxation of your benefit, the cost of living adjustments and options for working after retirement.         Register View Recording

Pre-Retirement Seminar – Sikeston

Clinton Building 501 Campanella Dr., Sikeston, MO

Who should attend: Members within 5 years of retirement. This seminar includes a short discussion on how your benefit is calculated. Then the focus shifts to the retirement application process, payment options, the taxation of your benefit, the cost of living adjustments and options for working after retirement.         Register View Recording

Medicare 101 – Claim – May 17

Who Should Attend: Pre-Retirees, Retirees, HR Personnel who help employees through the retirement process. This is a LAGERS sponsored event. A representative from Missouri CLAIM will join us to give a Medicare 101 presentation. Missouri CLAIM is a non-profit state funded program whose sole purpose is helping retired Missourians navigate the Medicare system. This presentation will give a general overview of the Medicare system to help you better understand your options. Register View Recording

Virtual Pre-Retirment Seminar – May 18

This is an online Virtual Pre-Retirement Seminar. In this Virtual Pre-Retirement Seminar, we will cover topics such as how your benefit is calculated, the retirement application process, payment options, taxes, COLAs, and other after retirement topics. This webinar is open to all LAGERS members wanting to know more about the retirement process. Please fully complete the registration so that we are able to generate your benefit estimate. A Pre-Retirement Seminar packet including your benefit estimate will be emailed to you before the event.   Technical requirements for virtual seminar: A computer with speakers (mobile phones are compatible as well) Stable internet connection May require you to download the Zoom app or software prior to the meeting. Contact Ginnie Medlin at 573.632.6366 or email gmedlin@molagers.org for more information. Register View Recording

Leaving LAGERS Covered Employment – May 19

Who Should Attend: HR Personnel, Members Considering Changing Jobs This session is designed to help individuals considering leaving LAGERS covered employment understand all of the options for their LAGERS benefit. Because there are many benefit options for a member at termination, this session may also be helpful for administrators and HR personnel who work with individuals through the termination of employment process.   Register View Recording

LAGERS Disability & Survivor Benefits – May 31

Who Should Attend: Members, Administrative & HR Personnel Your LAGERS benefit includes more than just retirement benefits. Disability and survivor benefits are an important part of your benefits package and should be part of your long-term financial plan. In this webinar, we will discuss what are Disability and Survivor benefits, the eligibility requirements for beginning a benefit, differences between Duty vs. Non-Duty related benefits, the application & approval process, and more! Register View Recording

Pre-Retirement Seminar – St. Joseph

Stoney Creek Inn - St. Joseph 1201 N Woodbine Rd, St. Joseph, MO

Who should attend: Members within 5 years of retirement. This seminar includes a short discussion on how your benefit is calculated. Then the focus shifts to the retirement application process, payment options, the taxation of your benefit, the cost of living adjustments and options for working after retirement.         Register View Recording

Retiree Link Meeting – St. Peters

St. Charles City-County Library 427 Spencer Rd., St. Peters, Missouri

Retiree LINK Meetings are one way LAGERS keeps in touch with retirees. Link meetings provide the opportunity to reconnect with peers and LAGERS staff, hear a system update, and listen to other retirement topics. Educational Topic: Estate Planning Register

Actuarial 101 – June 7

Who Should Attend: Administrators, Governing Body Members, Finance Directors This session will give a general overview of actuarial funding, contribution rates and the actuarial valuation process. Anyone involved in the budgeting process, subdivision finances or administration of a subdivision will find this webinar to be beneficial to better understand the process for calculating your contribution rate.   Register