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COLA Announcement Coming for 2024

We will calculate the COLA in mid-January and post it to our website. Be sure to keep an eye out for it!

Pictured are: JCCC Warden Doris Falkenrath, DOC Director Anne Precythe, MOSERS Executive Director Abby Spieler, and Deputy Warden Billy Dunbar.

On the Road to Educate Members About Their Benefits

As part of MOSERS efforts to partner with the Dept of Corrections (DOC) on employee recruitment and retention, we are staffing 25 benefit fairs around the state this year.


A Tale of Two Retirees

In a previous edition of RetireeNews, we asked you to share your retirement stories. We received several submissions and hope to feature them all over time. This edition features the story of Leon Wahlbrink.

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Reporting a Death to MOSERS

Knowing the steps to take as a survivor is important for you and your beneficiaries.

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Crash Course in Returning to Work after Retirement

Thinking about returning to work? It is important for you to know if your monthly pension benefit will be affected.

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Life Services Toolkit

Members who have life insurance through MOSERS have access to an online toolkit of resources from The Standard Insurance Company.

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Public Pension Tax Deduction Changes for 2024

If you are approaching retirement or if you are already a retiree, you should know that you may be able to deduct a portion of your public pension benefit on your Missouri tax return.

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Leaving State Employment?

Did you know that members of MSEP 2011 or the Judicial Plan 2011 who leave state employment may request a refund of their employee contributions?

When am I eligible to retire?

As an inactive-vested member, you will receive your MOSERS benefit statement once every five years showing your retirement eligibility.

Is Your Address Current?

If your address is out of date or invalid, you won’t receive important information from MOSERS, such as some retirement and tax documents.


A Message from ARMSE

The Active and Retired Missouri State Employees group (ARMSE) monitors your retirement and medical insurance benefits.

Have you designated your beneficiaries?

The number and types of beneficiaries you have depends primarily on your employment status and eligibility for MOSERS benefits.

2024 Optional Life Insurance Open Enrollment for Active Members

The month of October is your window of opportunity to evaluate your optional life insurance needs and decide if you would like to enroll or increase coverage without proving insurability (no medical questions).

Schedule Your Visit in Advance!

Though you are not required to schedule in advance we encourage you to do so, as this will minimize your wait and give you ample time to speak with a benefit counselor.

Tips for Purchasing and Transferring Service Credit

Have you ever considered the possibility of transferring any prior service credit to MOSERS?

Summer Education Sessions

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

Safeguard Your Summer Vacay!

Preparing for possible twists and turns is important when planning a great vacation! The Standard Insurance Company has done just that for our members with their Travel Assistance program.

MOSERS Marvelous Retirees: Biking Through Retirement

We had the pleasure of meeting up with John D. Richardson this May to hear his stories of adventure in retirement and cycling across the nation.

Protect Yourself from Fraud

The security of your pension is our top priority.

SECURE Act 2.0 Change

The Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act 2.0, which went into effect on December 29, 2022, made an important change to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Required Minimum Distribution (RMD) rule.

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