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  • Now What? A little bit of direction for those dealing with the passing of a loved one.

    September 11, 2018

    Dealing with grief when a loved one dies is hard enough, but often you find yourself in a situation where you have to deal with financial and investment matters as well. The uncertainty about what to do next can be overwhelming. The following suggestions may help guide you through the process.

  • Legislative Updates

    September 10, 2018

    The 53rd Legislature—Second Regular Session adjourned sine die at 12:26 a.m. on May 4, 2018.  The Legislature passed two bills that have a relatively minor impact on members and retirees.  Below is a brief summary.  You can also find more detailed information about these bills and other retirement-related on the ASRS Bill tracker.

  • Yes, You Can Take It With You!

    September 10, 2018

    Did you know that your retirement pension is totally portable? The Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS) has over 700 employers representing all levels of education, counties and State service. 

  • The Financial Status of the ASRS

    September 10, 2018

    The Arizona State Retirement System is marking its 65th Anniversary this year. It continues to be a privilege to provide a solid piece of retirement security to Arizona’s valued public servants.

  • Is Your Email Address Current? Who's Your Beneficiary?

    September 10, 2018

    It’s easy to overlook- You set up your secure ASRS account when you first become a member, you enter all your contact information, and then it’s all on autopilot until you retire, right??

  • Is Personal Savings part of your Retirement Strategy? (Hint: it should be!)

    September 10, 2018

    One of the most comforting features of an ASRS pension is knowing it’s a life-long benefit. Having a steady income stream, regardless of the current (or future) economic climate or ups and downs of the markets can provide peace-of-mind for retirees.

  • “Should I Refund My ASRS Account?”

    September 10, 2018

    Obviously this is a complex question. The short answer is that your financial situation is unique to you, and you should proceed however is best for your situation. But how do you know “what’s best for me?” Let’s look at some basic information that may help point you in the right direction.

  • A Checklist for Settling Affairs

    July 25, 2018

    A checklist of documents you may need to settle a loved one's affairs:

  • New Location for ASRS Tucson Office Now Open

    July 10, 2018

    A new Location for the ASRS Tucson office opened for business on Tuesday, February 16th at 4400 E Broadway Blvd., Suite 200.

  • Retiring Teacher? #RedForEd May Impact Your Retirement Date

    May 17, 2018

    Avoid delays in processing your retirement!

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