Thursday, July 19, 2018

MERS Events

Whether you're close to retirement, looking for ways to save your municipality money or much more, we have events to suit your needs.

 

Upcoming Events List

Part 3: Managing & Monitoring Your Portfolio

Date: 7/31/2018 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Venue:
City: Online

For: Webinar Quick Bites

Description: Wondering if your investments are on track to meet your goals? During this webinar, we'll walk through the resources MERS makes available to you, so that you may feel confident in your ability to align your investments with your retirement needs. You'll have the chance to ask questions and get answers to any questions you may have. Read More »

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Pizza & Planning - Healthcare in Retirement

Date: 8/7/2018 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Venue: Kalamazoo Public Library
City: Kalamazoo

For: Participant

Description: Healthcare costs are the one of the biggest expenses in retirement. Do you know your options? During this Pizza & Planning session, MERS staff will provide an overview of Medicare and the benefit options you'll have in retirement. We'll talk about the costs associated with Medicare and provide you with resources to help you get more information. We'll also highlight the MERS retiree healthcare exchange and talk about how you can use the MERS Health Care Savings Program in tandem to assist with premium costs. If you are nearing retirement and have questions about your healthcare options post-employment, mark your calendar to attend this event. Read More »

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Understanding the Retiree Health Care Exchange

Date: 8/8/2018 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Venue:
City: Online

For: Facebook Live

Description:

During our Facebook Live event on Wednesday, August 8 at 2:00 PM ET, you will learn more about how a private health care exchange works and the insurance options available to both pre-65 and Medicare-eligible retirees. We will be joined by a Mercer benefits counselor who will address some frequently asked questions and answer live questions from viewers like you.

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Pizza & Planning - Healthcare in Retirement

Date: 8/8/2018 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Venue: City of Charlevoix
City: Charlevoix

For: Participant

Description: Healthcare costs are the one of the biggest expenses in retirement. Do you know your options? During this Pizza & Planning session, MERS staff will provide an overview of Medicare and the benefit options you'll have in retirement. We'll talk about the costs associated with Medicare and provide you with resources to help you get more information. We'll also highlight the MERS retiree healthcare exchange and talk about how you can use the MERS Health Care Savings Program in tandem to assist with premium costs. If you are nearing retirement and have questions about your healthcare options post-employment, mark your calendar to attend this event. Read More »

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Morning Break with MERS

Date: 8/9/2018 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Venue: Sturgis Enrichment Center
City: Sturgis

For: Employer

Description: As your partner in providing retirement and other post-employment benefits, MERS wants to hear from our members. Please join your Regional Manager for a coffee and brief update on what's happening at MERS, followed by a roundtable discussion on the hot topics that are important to you and your peers. Read More »

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Pizza & Planning - Healthcare in Retirement

Date: 8/9/2018 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Venue: City of Westland
City: Westland

For: Participant

Description: Healthcare costs are the one of the biggest expenses in retirement. Do you know your options? During this Pizza & Planning session, MERS staff will provide an overview of Medicare and the benefit options you'll have in retirement. We'll talk about the costs associated with Medicare and provide you with resources to help you get more information. We'll also highlight the MERS retiree healthcare exchange and talk about how you can use the MERS Health Care Savings Program in tandem to assist with premium costs. If you are nearing retirement and have questions about your healthcare options post-employment, mark your calendar to attend this event. Read More »

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Morning Break with MERS

Date: 8/28/2018 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Venue: City of Bay City
City: Bay City

For: Employer

Description: As your partner in providing retirement and other post-employment benefits, MERS wants to hear from our members. Please join your Regional Manager for a coffee and brief update on what's happening at MERS, followed by a roundtable discussion on the hot topics that are important to you and your peers. Read More »

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Pizza & Planning - Healthcare in Retirement

Date: 8/28/2018 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Venue: City of Bay City
City: Bay City

For: Participant

Description: Healthcare costs are the one of the biggest expenses in retirement. Do you know your options? During this Pizza & Planning session, MERS staff will provide an overview of Medicare and the benefit options you'll have in retirement. We'll talk about the costs associated with Medicare and provide you with resources to help you get more information. We'll also highlight the MERS retiree healthcare exchange and talk about how you can use the MERS Health Care Savings Program in tandem to assist with premium costs. If you are nearing retirement and have questions about your healthcare options post-employment, mark your calendar to attend this event. Read More »

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Morning Break with MERS

Date: 8/30/2018 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Venue: City of Cheyboygan
City: Cheboygan

For: Employer

Description: As your partner in providing retirement and other post-employment benefits, MERS wants to hear from our members. Please join your Regional Manager for a coffee and brief update on what's happening at MERS, followed by a roundtable discussion on the hot topics that are important to you and your peers. Read More »

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Morning Break with MERS

Date: 9/12/2018 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Venue: Redford District Library
City: Redford

For: Employer

Description: As your partner in providing retirement and other post-employment benefits, MERS wants to hear from our members. Please join your Regional Manager for a coffee and brief update on what's happening at MERS, followed by a roundtable discussion on the hot topics that are important to you and your peers. Read More »

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MERS CEO Meeting

Date: 9/13/2018 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Venue: Midland City Hall
City: Midland

For: MERS CEO Meeting

Description: At MERS we are committed to listening and working in cooperation with our membership. Please join MERS CEO Chris DeRose for a conversation about what's happening at MERS and how it affects you as a MERS member. This informal event is a great opportunity to provide your feedback on how we can better serve you. Read More »

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MGFOA 2018 Fall Training Institute

Date: 9/16/2018 9:00 AM - 9/19/2018 5:00 PM

Venue:
City:

For: MGFOA

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Pizza & Planning - Healthcare in Retirement

Date: 9/18/2018 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Venue: Branch County
City: Coldwater

For: Participant

Description: Healthcare costs are the one of the biggest expenses in retirement. Do you know your options? During this Pizza & Planning session, MERS staff will provide an overview of Medicare and the benefit options you'll have in retirement. We'll talk about the costs associated with Medicare and provide you with resources to help you get more information. We'll also highlight the MERS retiree healthcare exchange and talk about how you can use the MERS Health Care Savings Program in tandem to assist with premium costs. If you are nearing retirement and have questions about your healthcare options post-employment, mark your calendar to attend this event. Read More »

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Pizza & Planning - Healthcare in Retirement

Date: 9/19/2018 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Venue: St. Ignace Public Library
City: St. Ignace

For: Participant

Description: Healthcare costs are the one of the biggest expenses in retirement. Do you know your options? During this Pizza & Planning session, MERS staff will provide an overview of Medicare and the benefit options you'll have in retirement. We'll talk about the costs associated with Medicare and provide you with resources to help you get more information. We'll also highlight the MERS retiree healthcare exchange and talk about how you can use the MERS Health Care Savings Program in tandem to assist with premium costs. If you are nearing retirement and have questions about your healthcare options post-employment, mark your calendar to attend this event. Read More »

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Healthcare in Retirement

Date: 9/20/2018 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Venue:
City: Online

For: Webinar Quick Bites

Description: Healthcare costs are the one of the biggest expenses in retirement. Do you know your options? During this Quick Bite webinar, MERS staff will provide an overview of Medicare and the benefit options you'll have in retirement. We'll talk about the costs associated with Medicare and provide you with resources to help you get more information. We'll also highlight the MERS retiree healthcare exchange and talk about how you can use the MERS Health Care Savings Program in tandem to assist with premium costs. If you are nearing retirement and have questions about your healthcare options post-employment, mark your calendar to view this session. Read More »

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Morning Break with MERS

Date: 9/25/2018 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Venue: Ontonagon County
City: Ontonagon

For: Employer

Description: As your partner in providing retirement and other post-employment benefits, MERS wants to hear from our members. Please join your Regional Manager for a coffee and brief update on what's happening at MERS, followed by a roundtable discussion on the hot topics that are important to you and your peers. Read More »

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Pizza & Planning - Defined Benefit Retirement Process with Social Security and Medicare

Date: 10/3/2018 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Venue: Emmet County Road Commission
City: Harbor Springs

For: Participant

Description: Are you within five years of retirement and have questions about the MERS Defined Benefit retirement process? Join us for this free Pizza & Planning as we review the steps you should take now to prepare for your retirement. We'll review the process of applying for retirement from MERS and some common questions people have as they retire. Additionally we'll provide some resources to help you better understand your Social Security and Medicare options. Read More »

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MERS 72nd Annual Conference - 2018

Date: 10/4/2018 7:00 AM - 10/5/2018 5:00 PM

Venue: Amway Grand
City: Grand Rapids

For: MERS Annual Conference

Description: Amway Grand Plaza, Grand Rapids, MI Read More »

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Pizza & Planning - Defined Benefit Retirement Process with Social Security and Medicare

Date: 10/9/2018 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Venue: City of Rogers City
City: Rogers City

For: Participant

Description: Are you within five years of retirement and have questions about the MERS Defined Benefit retirement process? Join us for this free Pizza & Planning as we review the steps you should take now to prepare for your retirement. We'll review the process of applying for retirement from MERS and some common questions people have as they retire. Additionally we'll provide some resources to help you better understand your Social Security and Medicare options. Read More »

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Part 4: Using Your Retirement Account

Date: 10/12/2018 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Venue:
City: Online

For: Webinar Quick Bites

Description: When it comes to saving and investing for retirement, there are many questions to consider when it's time to retire. This session will offer concepts to address those very questions such as finding an appropriate retirement (decumulation) strategy, and figuring out how to make your money last throughout your retirement years. Read More »

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Pizza & Planning - Defined Benefit Retirement Process with Social Security and Medicare

Date: 10/17/2018 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Venue: Sturgis Enrichment Center
City: Centreville

For: Participant

Description: Are you within five years of retirement and have questions about the MERS Defined Benefit retirement process? Join us for this free Pizza & Planning as we review the steps you should take now to prepare for your retirement. We'll review the process of applying for retirement from MERS and some common questions people have as they retire. Additionally we'll provide some resources to help you better understand your Social Security and Medicare options. Read More »

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MERS CEO Meeting

Date: 10/18/2018 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Venue: Ottawa County
City: West Olive

For: Employer

Description: At MERS we are committed to listening and working in cooperation with our membership. Please join MERS CEO Chris DeRose for a conversation about what's happening at MERS and how it affects you as a MERS member. This informal event is a great opportunity to provide your feedback on how we can better serve you. Read More »

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Pizza & Planning - Defined Benefit Retirement Process with Social Security and Medicare

Date: 10/18/2018 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Venue: Bayliss Public Library
City: Sault Ste. Marie

For: Participant

Description: Are you within five years of retirement and have questions about the MERS Defined Benefit retirement process? Join us for this free Pizza & Planning as we review the steps you should take now to prepare for your retirement. We'll review the process of applying for retirement from MERS and some common questions people have as they retire. Additionally we'll provide some resources to help you better understand your Social Security and Medicare options. Read More »

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Morning Break with MERS

Date: 10/23/2018 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Venue: Iosco County
City: Tawas City

For: Employer

Description: As your partner in providing retirement and other post-employment benefits, MERS wants to hear from our members. Please join your Regional Manager for a coffee and brief update on what's happening at MERS, followed by a roundtable discussion on the hot topics that are important to you and your peers. Read More »

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Pizza & Planning - Defined Benefit Retirement Process with Social Security and Medicare

Date: 10/23/2018 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Venue: Iosco County
City: East Tawas

For: Participant

Description: Are you within five years of retirement and have questions about the MERS Defined Benefit retirement process? Join us for this free Pizza & Planning as we review the steps you should take now to prepare for your retirement. We'll review the process of applying for retirement from MERS and some common questions people have as they retire. Additionally we'll provide some resources to help you better understand your Social Security and Medicare options. Read More »

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Pizza & Planning - Defined Benefit Retirement Process with Social Security and Medicare

Date: 10/23/2018 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Venue: Allegan County
City: Allegan

For: Participant

Description: Are you within five years of retirement and have questions about the MERS Defined Benefit retirement process? Join us for this free Pizza & Planning as we review the steps you should take now to prepare for your retirement. We'll review the process of applying for retirement from MERS and some common questions people have as they retire. Additionally we'll provide some resources to help you better understand your Social Security and Medicare options. Read More »

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Social Security

Date: 11/5/2018 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Venue:
City: Online

For: Webinar Quick Bites

Description: Understanding the components of your retirement income is important and Social Security is a big factor to consider. Join MERS as we discuss hot topics such as eligibility, the process to apply and resources to help you navigate the system. If retirement is in your near future, this webinar is for you! Read More »

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Pizza & Planning - Defined Benefit Retirement Process with Social Security and Medicare

Date: 11/7/2018 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Venue: St. Ignace Public Library
City: St. Ignace

For: Participant

Description: Are you within five years of retirement and have questions about the MERS Defined Benefit retirement process? Join us in an online webinar as we review the steps you should take now to prepare for your retirement. We'll review the process of applying for retirement from MERS and some common questions people have as they retire. Additionally we'll provide some resources to help you better understand your Social Security and Medicare options. Read More »

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Morning Break with MERS

Date: 11/14/2018 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Venue: City of East Lansing
City: East Lansing

For: Employer

Description: As your partner in providing retirement and other post-employment benefits, MERS wants to hear from our members. Please join your Regional Manager for a coffee and brief update on what's happening at MERS, followed by a roundtable discussion on the hot topics that are important to you and your peers. Read More »

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Pizza & Planning - Defined Benefit Retirement Process with Social Security and Medicare

Date: 11/14/2018 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Venue: Saginaw County Governmental Center
City: Saginaw

For: Participant

Description: Are you within five years of retirement and have questions about the MERS Defined Benefit retirement process? Join us in an online webinar as we review the steps you should take now to prepare for your retirement. We'll review the process of applying for retirement from MERS and some common questions people have as they retire. Additionally we'll provide some resources to help you better understand your Social Security and Medicare options. Read More »

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Pizza & Planning - Defined Benefit Retirement Process with Social Security and Medicare

Date: 11/28/2018 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Venue: East Lansing Public Library
City: East Lansing

For: Participant

Description: Are you within five years of retirement and have questions about the MERS Defined Benefit retirement process? Join us in an online webinar as we review the steps you should take now to prepare for your retirement. We'll review the process of applying for retirement from MERS and some common questions people have as they retire. Additionally we'll provide some resources to help you better understand your Social Security and Medicare options. Read More »

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Morning Break with MERS

Date: 11/29/2018 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Venue: City of Mt. Pleasant
City: Mt. Pleasant

For: Employer

Description: As your partner in providing retirement and other post-employment benefits, MERS wants to hear from our members. Please join your Regional Manager for a coffee and brief update on what's happening at MERS, followed by a roundtable discussion on the hot topics that are important to you and your peers. Read More »

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Morning Break with MERS

Date: 11/29/2018 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Venue: Livingston County EMS
City: Howell

For: Employer

Description: As your partner in providing retirement and other post-employment benefits, MERS wants to hear from our members. Please join your Regional Manager for a coffee and brief update on what's happening at MERS, followed by a roundtable discussion on the hot topics that are important to you and your peers. Read More »

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Pizza & Planning - Defined Benefit Retirement Process with Social Security and Medicare

Date: 11/29/2018 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Venue: Livingston County
City: Howell

For: Participant

Description: Are you within five years of retirement and have questions about the MERS Defined Benefit retirement process? Join us in an online webinar as we review the steps you should take now to prepare for your retirement. We'll review the process of applying for retirement from MERS and some common questions people have as they retire. Additionally we'll provide some resources to help you better understand your Social Security and Medicare options. Read More »

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Morning Break with MERS

Date: 12/4/2018 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Venue: Village of Newberry
City: Newberry

For: Employer

Description: As your partner in providing retirement and other post-employment benefits, MERS wants to hear from our members. Please join your Regional Manager for a coffee and brief update on what's happening at MERS, followed by a roundtable discussion on the hot topics that are important to you and your peers. Read More »

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