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ASRS Retiree Open Enrollment for 2018 Plan Year

Open Enrollment for ASRS retiree group health insurance start Wed, Nov 1st and runs through Thur, Nov 30th, with plan benefits beginning on Jan 1, 2018. This year will be a PASSIVE enrollment, meaning if you are happy with your current plans and coverages, NO ACTION IS REQUIRED. Your current selections will roll over into the 2018 benefit year.

ASRS Recognized for Excellence in Financial Reporting

For the 28th consecutive year, the Arizona State Retirement System has been awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for its 2016 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report.

Open Enrollment Ends Friday, Nov. 11

Open enrollment for the ASRS retiree group health insurance program for the 2017 benefit year begins October 24, 2016. This is a passive enrollment, meaning if you are happy with your coverage, you do not need to take any action.

Avoiding the Pitfalls of Returning to Work After Retirement

Many ASRS members who are retired or planning to retire have an interest in also returning to work while still receiving their well-deserved pension benefits. In most cases, this is permissible, but read on to learn the ins & outs:

Getting Out of Debt One Bite at a Time

Some say getting out of debt is like eating an elephant. You do it one bite at a time. Read on for a mash-up of some of the best advice out there:

Which Generation Am I?

Wonder what generation you are? Our fun infographic helps you find out:

Retirement Essentials: When Do I Get Paid?

Everyone looks forward to payday, right? You know it will happen every two weeks and you count on that, like clockwork. But what happens when you retire?

Member Question: Can I Take a Loan on My Retirement?

One of most frequently asked questions received by the Member Advisory Center is “Can I take a loan out of my retirement?” Read on for the answer:

Employers: Assisting Your Employees with ASRS Enrollment

Have any of your employees ever asked about the mandatory contributions to the ASRS that come out of each and every paycheck? Help us ensure your employees understand the value of their ASRS membership!

Employers: Following the Rules

In an effort to reduce confusion among ASRS members and Employers, the ASRS is promulgating approximately five new rules that identify the various types of compensation that are used for ASRS purposes.  Effective January 1, 2018, the ASRS contributions and benefits will be based, in part, on the following compensation types:

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