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

Virtual Pre-Retirement Seminar – June 9

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 – Kirksville

Holiday Inn Express - Kirksville 2523 S Franklin St., Kirksville, Missouri

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

Innovations in Recruiting & Retaining Local Government Workers

Do you find it difficult to recruit and retain quality workers to serve your local community? Join us for this panel discussion webinar featuring your peers from across Missouri to discuss some of the innovations they have used to recruit and retain the best possible workers for their communities. As well, LAGERS staff will provide you with some of the tools available to help you recruit and retain your LAGERS covered employees.   Guest Speaker Panel: 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 Jeff Pabst at 573-632-6388 or email jpabst@molagers.org for more information. Register  

Taxes, COLAs, and Working After Retirement – June 16

Who Should Attend: Pre-Retirees and Retirees While applying for retirement and selecting a payment option are important, they are not the only pieces of the puzzle when it comes to your LAGERS retirement benefit. This webinar discusses three of the other important topics surrounding your LAGERS benefit: taxes, cost of living adjustments and working after retirement.     Register View Recording

Retiree Link Meeting – Columbia

Stoney Creek Inn - Columbia, MO 2601 S Providence Rd, Columbia, MO

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. Education Topic: Medicare 101 Register

Pre-Retirement Seminar – Rolla

Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott 1670 Old Wire Outer Rd, Rolla, 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