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  • Summer Education Opportunities

    May 16, 2024, 8:13 AM By MOSERS

    Encourage your staff to enroll in summer education!

    As an HR rep, you also have an open invitation to attend any member education session. See the enrollment information below. Just call us at (800) 827-1063 or (573) 632-6100 and ask for Debbie at ext. 1231, or email MOSERSEducation@mosers.org.

    We still have seats available at several Ready to Retire in-person seminars and online webinars for this summer. These sessions are designed for general state employees who are within five years of retirement eligibility.

    School is always more fun with a friend! Members are welcome to bring a spouse/guest with them!

    How do members enroll?

    Members can log in to myMOSERS, click on Education Enrollment, then on Ready to Retire, and follow the prompts. Additional dates are also available this fall.

  • Benefit Education at Every Career Stage

    Feb 21, 2024, 8:01 AM By MOSERS

    Did you know there are educational opportunities for your new and mid-career employees? Members don’t have to be ready to retire to learn more about their benefits!

    Please encourage them to register for one of our educational programs that are specifically designed for each career stage.

    Newer Employees & MOSERS Webinars – Employees can start learning about the state benefits administered by MOSERS, including pension plan features, life insurance, long-term disability insurance, and their personal retirement savings plan options with MO Deferred Comp.

    Mid-Career Webinar – Employees can learn how different career and life events may affect their pension benefit.

    Ready to Retire Sessions – Employees can learn about the retirement process and how different decisions may impact their pension benefit.

    Remind your employees to visit the Education page for more information!

  • Learn About Your MOSERS Benefits!

    Jan 18, 2024, 8:21 AM By MOSERS

    Please encourage your team members to sign up for MOSERS education events in 2024! We’ve got something for all career stages.

    Newer Employees & MOSERS Webinars

    • For employees who are newer to the state but have less than five years of service (not yet vested).
    • Daytime and evening webinars are available.
    • Speakers include MOSERS and MO Deferred Comp.
    • Webinars are approximately 2 hours.
    • Register via GoTo Webinar for a daytime webinar or evening webinar.

    Mid-Career Webinars

    • For employees with at least five years of service (vested) and more than five years until retirement eligibility.
    • Daytime and evening webinars are available.
    • Speakers include MOSERS and MO Deferred Comp.
    • Webinars are 2 ½ hours.
    • Register at myMOSERS by following step-by-step instructions for enrolling in a webinar via myMOSERS and GoTo Webinar.

    Ready to Retire Webinars and Seminars

    This year, in addition to our MSEP 2011 webinars, MOSERS is offering IN-PERSON Ready to Retire seminars for MSEP 2011 members in Jefferson City and two new locations!

    February 27 in Jefferson City
    March 28 in Macon
    July 18 in Blue Springs (Kansas City area)
    July 23 in Jefferson City
    MSEP 2011 webinars on May 29 and Nov 7

    See all seminar and webinar options for all career stages on our Education page.


  • 2024 Education Schedule is Here!

    Dec 19, 2023, 11:44 AM By MOSERS

    Please encourage your employees to register for one of our educational programs as they are designed for every career stage. The schedule includes both in-person seminars and online webinars.

    As an HR rep, you have an open invitation to attend any type of session. If you are unable to enroll through myMOSERS, email us at MOSERSEducation@mosers.org.

    Feel free to copy and paste the information below in an email to your employees.


    2024 Education Schedule is here!

    Newer Employees & MOSERS Webinars – Learn about the state benefits administered by MOSERS, including pension plan features, life insurance, long-term disability, and your personal retirement savings plan options with MO Deferred Comp.

    Mid-Career Webinar – Find out how different career and life events may affect your pension benefit.

    Ready to Retire Sessions – Learn about the retirement process and how different decisions may impact your pension benefit. If you are within five years of retirement eligibility, register to attend a Ready to Retire webinar or seminar.

    Visit the Education page for more information!

    BIG NEWS IN 2024 - New MSEP 2011 Seminar Locations!

    Macon and Kansas City


  • Seats Available in Ready to Retire Sessions

    Jun 15, 2023, 8:33 AM By MOSERS

    Please encourage your employees who are within 5 years of retirement eligibility to enroll in a Ready to Retire seminar or webinar this summer. Sessions later in the year tend to fill up so now is a great time to get registered.  

    As an HR rep, you also have an open invitation to attend any member education session. Just call us at (800) 827-1063 or (573) 632-6100 and ask for Debbie at ext. 1231, or email MOSERSEducation@mosers.org.   

    Please share the following information with your team members: 

    Ready to Retire? Save Your Seat for a Summer Session!  

    Get in while you can - sessions fill fast!  

    Full-day seminars are from 8:30 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. Speakers include MOSERS, MO Deferred Comp, the Missouri Consolidated Health Care Plan (MCHCP), and the Social Security Administration (SSA). View dates for our summer sessions and then: 

    • Visit www.mosers.org.  

    • Log in to myMOSERS and go to Education Enrollment.  

    • Enroll at least 2 weeks prior to the seminar.  

     Enjoy a free lunch while you learn! 


  • Summer Education

    May 16, 2023, 10:23 AM By MOSERS

    Encourage your staff to enroll in summer education!

    As an HR rep, you also have an open invitation to attend any member education session. See the information below. Just call us at (800) 827-1063 or (573) 632-6100 and ask for Debbie at ext. 1231, or email MOSERSEducation@mosers.org

    We still have seats available at several in-person Ready to Retire seminars and webinars for this summer. These sessions are designed for general state employees who are within 5 years of retirement eligibility.

    School is always more fun with a friend! Members are welcome to bring a spouse/guest with them!

    How do they enroll?

    Members can log in to myMOSERS, click on Education Enrollment, then on Ready to Retire, and follow the prompts. Additional dates are available this fall.

    Extra Credit Homework

    There are several things they can do to help prepare for the session and for retirement. They can use the Comparison Calculator to see the long-term impact of different retirement options. Log in to their MO Deferred Comp account and review their last statement. Open a mySocialSecurity account to review their most recent Social Security Statement.

    Not Within 5 Years of Retirement Eligibility? 

    No worries, we have education sessions for all of our members covered online!

    Newer to MOSERS - We have designed webinars specifically for employees who are newer to the state with at least six months but less than five years of service (not yet vested). Check out the dates for the Newer Employees & MOSERS webinars today!

    Mid Career - If they are a Mid-Career member, with at least five years of service (vested) and ten or more years until retirement eligibility, they can also find education tailored specially to their career stage. Learn more about Mid-Career webinars today!


  • From the Education Desk...

    Jan 17, 2023, 8:52 AM By MOSERS

    The 2023 education schedule is here!

    MOSERS educational programs are designed to help state employees learn information about their benefits as they progress through their careers and experience different life events along the way. Please encourage your employees to register for a session! The schedule includes both in-person seminars and online webinars.

    Newer Employees & MOSERS Webinars – Employees can start learning about the state benefits administered by MOSERS, including pension plan features, life insurance, long-term disability, and their personal retirement savings plan options with MO Deferred Comp.

    Mid-Career Webinar
    – Employees can learn how different career and life events may affect their pension benefit.

    Ready to Retire Sessions
    – Employees can learn about the retirement process and how different decisions may impact their pension benefit.

    Please send your employees our way and remind them to visit the Education page for more information!


  • The 2023 Education Schedule is Here!

    Dec 13, 2022, 2:22 PM By MOSERS

    The 2023 education schedule is here! Please encourage your employees to register for one of our educational programs that are specifically designed for each career stage. The schedule includes both in-person seminars and online webinars.

    Newer Employees & MOSERS Webinars – Employees can start learning about the state benefits administered by MOSERS, including pension plan features, life insurance, long-term disability insurance, and their personal retirement savings plan options with MO Deferred Comp.

    Mid-Career Webinar – Employees can learn how different career and life events may affect their pension benefit.

    Ready to Retire Sessions – Employees can learn about the retirement process and how different decisions may impact their pension benefit.

    Please remind them to visit the Education page for more information!


  • The 2023 Education Schedule is Coming Soon

    Nov 15, 2022, 9:32 AM By MOSERS

    We are currently finalizing our 2023 education schedule and anticipate having registration open by mid-December. The schedule includes both in-person seminars and online webinars.

    We have designed our educational programs to help state employees learn information about their benefits as they progress through their career and experience different life events along the way.

    Newer Employees & MOSERS Webinars – Employees can start learning about the state benefits administered by MOSERS, including pension plan features, life insurance, long-term disability, and their personal retirement savings plan options with MO Deferred Comp.

        • For employees who are newer to the state with at least six months but less than five years of service (not yet vested)
        • Speakers include MOSERS and MO Deferred Comp
        • Sessions last approximately 1 ½ hours
        • Daytime sessions run from 9:30 a.m. until11:00 a.m.
        • Evening sessions run from 5:30 p.m. until 7:00 p.m.

    Mid-Career Webinar – Employees can learn how different career and life events may affect their pension benefit.

        • For employees with at least five years of service (vested) and ten or more years until retirement eligibility
        • Speakers include MOSERS and MO Deferred Comp
        • Sessions last approximately 2.5 hours
        • Daytime sessions are held from 9:30 a.m. until Noon
        • Evening sessions are held from 5:30 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.

    Ready to Retire Sessions – Employees can learn about the retirement process and how different decisions may impact their pension benefit.

    • For employees within 5 years of retirement eligibility
    • Speakers include MOSERS, MO Deferred Comp, the Missouri Consolidated Health Care Plan (MCHCP), and the Social Security Administration (SSA).
    • For MSEP/MSEP 2000 members:
      • Full-day webinars are from 8:30 a.m. until 4:00 p.m., with a 30 minute lunch break.
      • Full-day seminars are from 8:30 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. and include a box lunch.
      • Evening webinars are held from 5:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and speakers include MOSERS and MO Deferred Comp only.
    • For MSEP 2011 members:
      • Full-day webinars are from 9:30 a.m. until 4:00 p.m., with a 30 minute lunch break.
      • Full-day seminars are from 9:30 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. and include a box lunch

  • From the Education Desk...

    Sep 13, 2022, 9:58 AM By MOSERS

    We have designed our educational programs to help state employees learn information about their benefits as they progress through their career and experience different life events along the way.

    • Newer Employees & MOSERS Webinars – Start learning about the state benefits administered by MOSERS.
      • For employees who are newer to the state with at least six months but less than five years of service (not yet vested)
      • Speakers include MOSERS and MO Deferred Comp
      • ONLY ONE daytime session is available for 2022 – October 31, 2022
      • Sessions last approximately 1 ½ hours
    • Mid-Career Webinar – Learn how different career and life events may affect your pension benefit.
      • For employees with at least five years of service (vested) and ten or more years until retirement eligibility
      • Speakers include MOSERS and MO Deferred Comp
      • ONLY ONE daytime session is available for 2022  - November 9, 2022
      • Sessions last approximately 2 hours

    Stay up to date and visit our Education page frequently for more information, including schedules and how to register. 


  • MOSERS Ready to Retire Seminars – Fall 2022

    Sep 13, 2022, 9:58 AM By MOSERS

    University Ready to Retire Sessions for FALL 2022 are fast approaching! MOSERS will visit campuses on the following dates and will host one online webinar that is open to all university employees (not campus specific).

    AM sessions are from 9:00 AM until Noon

    PM sessions are from 1:00 PM until 4:00 PM

    These sessions are designed for university employees who are within 5 years of retirement eligibility and are either MSEP or MSEP 2000 members. Topics include pension plan features, the retirement process (due dates, etc.), benefit formula, cost-of-living adjustments, and the decisions made during the retirement process, including benefit payment options, BackDROP, and termination and re-employment rules. 

    NOTE: If members were employed by the state of Missouri, for the very first time, on or after January 1, 2011, or if they are a CURP Transfer after 1/1/2021, they are a member of MSEP 2011.

    If you have not already registered, you can do so by logging in to myMOSERS

    Registration closes two weeks before webinars and one week before in-person seminars. Once you have registered, we will send confirmation and reminders.


  • Word on the Street: Attending a Ready to Retire Session

    Aug 16, 2022, 9:55 AM By MOSERS

    True or False: Members must attend a MOSERS a Ready to Retire session before they can retire.

    FALSE!

    While it is not required, we do highly encourage members to attend at least one Ready to Retire in-person seminar or webinar before they retire. They provide members, within 5 years of retirement eligibility, valuable information about their pension benefit, including the decisions they will have to make during the retirement process. We also recommend that members meet with one of our benefit counselors prior to retirement for an in depth look at their benefits and the options they have when applying to retire. 


  • From the Education Desk

    Jul 18, 2022, 11:06 AM By MOSERS

    We recently sent an email to employees within five years of retirement eligibility reminding them to join us for a Ready to Retire session. This is a great opportunity to learn about the decisions they will need to make and to prepare for the retirement process. To accommodate different work schedules, we have both day and evening sessions available. Employees will sign up for a session based on their plan:

    Encourage them to register!

    If you have employees who have registered for an in-person session and are unable to attend, please have them contact MOSERS in advance at (800) 827-1063 to cancel. This will open a seat in the seminar and allow us to provide an accurate headcount to the caterer, venue, etc. Attendees are welcome to bring their spouse/guest with them again! Spouses/guests must be registered to attend.

    If you have employees nearing their retirement eligibility date, please encourage them to register today for a session! As with all of our member education events, HR representatives are also welcome to attend.

    Please contact MOSERSEducation@mosers.org if you have any questions.


  • Welcome Our New Education Supervisor!

    Jun 15, 2022, 10:17 AM By MOSERS

    It is our pleasure to introduce Amber Arnold as our new education supervisor. As a former member of the Phoenix project team and the Benefits section, with more than eight years of service working for MOSERS, Amber is an expert regarding members' benefits and employer relations. You may remember Amber’s name from last September when she presented at Benefits U. Amber will be providing employer training, educational programs to communicate benefit information, and employer procedures simply and accurately as we navigate towards the new pension administration system, Phoenix. We are thrilled to have Amber continue her work with MOSERS in the education supervisor position.


  • From the Education Desk

    Feb 16, 2022, 10:15 AM By MOSERS

    2022 Education Registration is Open!

    We encourage you to remind your employees that we have redesigned our educational programs to help them learn information about their benefits as they progress through their career and experience different life events along the way. 

    Newer Employees & MOSERS Webinars – Start learning about the state benefits administered by MOSERS.

      • For employees who are newer to the state with at least six months but less than five years of service (not yet vested)
      • Speakers include MOSERS and MO Deferred Comp
      • Daytime and evening sessions available
      • Sessions last approximately 90 minutes
      • Register via GoTo Webinar for a daytime session or evening session.

    Mid-Career Webinar – Learn how different career and life events may affect your pension benefit.

      • For employees with at least five years of service (vested) and ten or more years until retirement eligibility
      • Speakers include MOSERS and MO Deferred Comp
      • Daytime and evening sessions available
      • Sessions last approximately 2 hours
      • Register by following step-by-step instructions for enrolling in a webinar via myMOSERS and GoTo Webinar.

    Ready to Retire Sessions – Learn about the retirement process and how different decisions may impact your pension benefit.

      • For employees within five years of retirement eligibility
      • Speakers include MOSERS, MO Deferred Comp, MCHCP, and Social Security
      • Daytime and evening sessions available
      • Sessions are full-day or part-day or evening depending on the audience

    Download and share our Education Poster with your employees and hang it in your common areas. If possible, we encourage you to allow eLearning credit for your employees attending one of these sessions.

    Stay up to date and visit www.mosers.org/education frequently for more information, including schedules and how to register. 


  • From the Education Desk...

    Jan 18, 2022, 11:22 AM By MOSERS

    Coming Soon and Already Open…

    MOSERS educational programs are designed to help state employees learn information about their benefits as they progress through their careers and experience different life events along the way. Please send your employees our way.

    Registration Now Open

    Newer Employees & MOSERS Webinars – Start learning about the state benefits administered by MOSERS.

      • For employees who are newer to the state with at least six months but less than five years of service (not yet vested)
      • Speakers include MOSERS and MO Deferred Comp
      • Daytime and evening sessions available
      • Sessions last approximately 1½ hours

    Registration Opens February 8

    Mid-Career Webinar – Learn how different career and life events may affect your pension benefit.

      • For employees with at least five years of service (vested) and ten or more years until retirement eligibility
      • Speakers include MOSERS and MO Deferred Comp
      • Daytime and evening sessions available
      • Sessions last approximately 2 hours

    Registration is OPEN for 2022 Ready to Retire Sessions and they are filling quickly!

    Ready to Retire Sessions – Learn about the retirement process and how different decisions may impact your pension benefit.

      • For employees within five years of retirement eligibility
      • Speakers include MOSERS, MO Deferred Comp, MCHCP, and Social Security
      • Daytime and evening sessions available
      • Sessions are full-day, part-day or evening, depending on the audience

    Download and share our new Education Poster with your employees and hang it in your common areas. If possible we encourage you to allow eLearning credit for your employees attending one of these sessions.

    Stay up to date and visit our Education page frequently for more information including schedules and how to register.


  • From the Education Desk…

    Nov 16, 2021, 8:27 AM By MOSERS

    2022 Education Schedule – Coming Soon!

    We are currently in the process of finalizing our 2022 education schedule and anticipate having registration for Ready to Retire sessions open by mid-December. The schedule includes both in-person seminars and online webinars.


  • Scheduling In-Person Visits

    Aug 16, 2021, 10:43 AM By MOSERS

    Did you know we have several benefit counselors who are available to meet with employees face to face in our Jefferson City office?

    If members have questions about their MOSERS retirement, life insurance, or long-term disability benefits, they can certainly ask those questions over the phone or by email. However, if they prefer, they can schedule an appointment in our office. Counselors are available to assist members from 8:00 a.m. until noon and from 1:00 p.m. until 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Our office is open during the noon hour for members who would like to drop off forms, however, we also have a drop box outside our office available 24/7.

    Our benefit counselors can:
    • Print off benefit estimates while you are here
    • Discuss your retirement options
    • Show you how to retire online
    • Personally assist you if you need to submit a claim for life insurance or long-term disability
    • And so much more!
    Please encourage your employees to make an appointment in advance and to see our tips for in person visits.

    If employees would rather meet virtually, instead of in-person, they can just let us know when they contact us to schedule an appointment. We will set it up through GoToMeeting, making it easy to connect one-on-one with a benefit counselor.


  • From the Education Desk

    Jul 14, 2021, 9:36 AM By MOSERS

    Around the end of June, we sent an email to employees within five years of retirement eligibility reminding them to join us for a Ready to Retire session. This is a great opportunity to learn about the decisions they will need to make and to prepare for the retirement process. To accommodate different work schedules, we have both day and evening sessions available. Employees will sign up for a session based upon their plan:

    If you have employees who have registered for an in-person session and are unable to attend, please have them contact MOSERS in advance at (800) 827-1063 to cancel. This will open a seat in the seminar and allow us to provide an accurate headcount to the caterer, venue, etc. We are still requiring social distancing in conference rooms. To ensure sufficient seating for our members, spouses and guests may not attend in-person seminars at this time. However, a spouse or guest is welcome (and encouraged) to attend with the employee in an online webinar.

    If you have employees nearing their retirement eligibility date, please encourage them to register today for a session! As with all of our member education events, HR representatives are also welcome to attend.

    Please contact MOSERSEducation@mosers.org if you have any questions.


  • University Ready to Retire Webinars

    Mar 16, 2021, 11:26 AM By MOSERS

    Spring webinars for university faculty and staff will start in April. If you are a campus HR representative, please check your email for a reminder from us, which includes important information about the webinars along with a promo piece to forward to employees and instructions for enrolling. We will be mailing packets to members who enroll two weeks prior to the webinar date. For those who enroll within two weeks of the webinar date, resources will be available to download during the webinar with the exception of an individualized Benefit Estimate which may be generated online via myMOSERS.

    Visit MSEP/MSEP 2000 University Ready to Retire Sessions for more information and to see the full schedule.

    If you didn’t receive your reminder email, please send us an email at MOSERSEducation@mosers.org and we will send one to you.

    Thank you for helping us promote these sessions for your employees! 



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