PERS plan 2 members can join Plan 3 in January

Every January, eligible Plan 2 members of the Public Employees’ Retirement System (PERS) have the opportunity to transfer to Plan 3, if they were hired before March 1, 2002. Those hired later are not eligible because they were asked to make an irrevocable decision for their plan choice within 90 days of hiring.   Resources […]

PERS retirement seminar June 11

A free retirement seminar for those with the Public Employee’s Retirement System (PERS) will be held all day Saturday, June 11, at WSU Pullman. “It is never too early to start thinking about and planning for your retirement,” said Marie Weiss, WSU benefit specialist. “The Department of Retirement Systems comes once every two years to […]

PERS statements mailed; PERS 3 sessions planned

PERS statements are being delivered this week via campus mail. Watch for your statement in your campus mailbox. PERS Plans 1 and 2 will show years of service credit, contributions for the year and other important data. Please verify your date of birth, service credit and address. Since Plan 3 members receive quarterly statements from […]

PERS retirement discussion

It is never too early to start thinking about and planning for retirement. The Department of Retirement Systems is offering an all-day free seminar in Pullman, Saturday, June 7. The seminar includes general information presentations on financial planning, estate planning, social security benefits and retiree health insurance benefits. Preregistration is required — (888) 711-6676 or […]