Latest ASRS Updates

  • Resolved: Secure Site Error Message

    November 20, 2022

    It came to our attention that, due to a technical issue, some members received an error message when submitting documents in their secure myASRS accounts for a short time between 11/18 - 11/20. Please know this issue has been resolved. For anyone who experienced issues, we encourage you to log into your account and resubmit your documents.

    For retirees enrolling in health insurance, our Open Enrollment Period remains open, with the last day being Wednesday, November 30, 2022.

    We apologize for any inconvenience.

  • Awards for Financial Reporting, Funding and Administration

    October 20, 2022

    ASRS recognized for Financial Reporting and Plan Funding & Administration

    The Arizona State Retirement System recently received the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for its 2022 Annual Comprehensive Financial Report.

  • Retiring Before 65?

    October 14, 2022

    If you’re early in your career, you may think “retiree health insurance” isn’t a topic you should be terribly concerned about at the moment, but you might be surprised! If you plan on retiring before 65, when most are eligible for Medicare, then health insurance costs could be something you want to start thinking about now. 

  • Understanding Your myASRS Account

    October 11, 2022

    Brian with glassesHow familiar are you with your myASRS account? Your myASRS account is the fastest, easiest, most secure way to update your personal information, connect with ASRS staff with questions, plus a host of other functions specific to you and your account. Within your myASRS, you can:

  • Contributions: Pre- or Post-Tax?

    September 7, 2022

    Your ASRS contribution rate actually consists of two main parts: the “Pension and Health Insurance Benefit” rate, which is a pre-tax deduction from your paycheck, and the “Long Term Disability Income Plan” rate, which is a post-tax deduction. If you look at your paystub, the pre-tax deduction is listed as “ASRSRET” while the post-tax deduction is labeled “ASRS LTD.” 

  • Learning About Your Benefits: Route 1

    September 6, 2022

    Bicycle imageAs an ASRS member, there sure is a lot for you to know about your benefits and account. The ASRS Member Education team has created a “Road to Retirement” series to help you through each milestone of planning your future as you navigate your career. The series provides you all you need to know in a fun, straightforward manner!

  • Step 2 in Your ASRS Education!

    September 6, 2022

    A look at the second eLearning in our educational series for current, active ASRS members: what it covers, who it's for, and when you should take it.

  • New ASRS Member? Welcome!

    August 8, 2022

    We have revamped our New and Prospective Members page! Located in the Members tab, we designed this page to help introduce you to who we are, guide you through the myASRS account registration process, learn more about your member benefits, understand ASRS contributions, and get answers to commonly asked questions. On the New and Prospective Members page, you'll learn about a few primary benefits available to all ASRS members.

  • ASRS Risk and Compliance

    August 8, 2022

    Every day, we are all exposed to some type of risk, whether it’s from walking down the street, driving to the store, running a business, or investing in the stock market. Risk is multi-dimensional, in that it means different things to different people or organizations, who have differing tolerance for a particular risk.

  • Are You Fully Enrolled with the ASRS?

    July 20, 2022

    Even if you've been a contributing member for years, it's good to check just in case.

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