Saturday, August 17, 2019

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

Pizza & Planning - Taking Steps Towards Financial Security - Investment Basics & Saving Options

Date: 8/20/2019 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Venue: Tuscola County Medical Care Facility
City: Caro

Description: Depending on your financial goals in retirement, it may be necessary for you and your spouse to consider supplemental retirement plan options. In this session, we'll explore your retirement savings choices and help you add security to your retirement plan. Another important component to financial security is ensuring your investments are allocated correctly to help you reach your retirement goals. We'll walk through some investment basics and provide tips to help you evaluate your current investment line-up. Finally, we'll put it all together by highlighting a tool all MERS participants have access to - the Full Picture report builder. You'll learn how this resource utilizes your retirement and investment information to provide a customized retirement readiness plan based on your goals. Read More »

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Morning Break with MERS

Date: 8/22/2019 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Venue: Oxford Fire Department
City: Oxford

Description: MERS wants to hear from you! As your partner in providing retirement and other post-employment benefits, we are committed to understanding your needs. Please join your Regional Manager for coffee and a 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: 8/27/2019 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Venue: City of Ludington
City: Ludington

Description: MERS wants to hear from you! As your partner in providing retirement and other post-employment benefits, we are committed to understanding your needs. Please join your Regional Manager for coffee and a 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: 8/27/2019 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Venue: Fenton Community and Cultural Center
City: Fenton

Description: At MERS we are committed to delivering superior value by proactively partnering with you to meet your workforce and financial needs. 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 discussion is a great opportunity to provide MERS leadership with the important feedback that will help us better serve you. Read More »

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MERS Retiree Connections

Date: 8/27/2019 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Venue: Davison City Hall
City: Davison

Description: This meeting will provide you with the opportunity for face-to-face communication with MERS staff and give you the chance to interact with other MERS retirees in your area. Spouses are also welcome to attend! Some important topics we will be discussing include: Frequently asked questions from retirees on their MERS benefits, Social Security highlights, and Medicare and choosing a health care plan. Read More »

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MERS Retiree Connections

Date: 8/27/2019 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Venue: Muskegon Area District Library
City: Muskegon

Description: This meeting will provide you with the opportunity for face-to-face communication with MERS staff and give you the chance to interact with other MERS retirees in your area. Spouses are also welcome to attend! Some important topics we will be discussing include: Frequently asked questions from retirees on their MERS benefits, Social Security highlights, and Medicare and choosing a health care plan. Read More »

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MERS Retiree Connections

Date: 8/28/2019 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Venue: Traverse Area District Library
City: Traverse City

Description: This meeting will provide you with the opportunity for face-to-face communication with MERS staff and give you the chance to interact with other MERS retirees in your area. Spouses are also welcome to attend! Some important topics we will be discussing include: Frequently asked questions from retirees on their MERS benefits, Social Security highlights, and Medicare and choosing a health care plan. Read More »

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MERS Retiree Connections

Date: 8/29/2019 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Venue: Municipal Employees' Retirement System (MERS)
City: Lansing

Description: This meeting will provide you with the opportunity for face-to-face communication with MERS staff and give you the chance to interact with other MERS retirees in your area. Spouses are also welcome to attend! Some important topics we will be discussing include: Frequently asked questions from retirees on their MERS benefits, Social Security highlights, and Medicare and choosing a health care plan. Read More »

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MERS Retiree Connections

Date: 9/11/2019 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Venue: Alpena County
City: Alpena

Description: This meeting will provide you with the opportunity for face-to-face communication with MERS staff and give you the chance to interact with other MERS retirees in your area. Spouses are also welcome to attend! Some important topics we will be discussing include: Frequently asked questions from retirees on their MERS benefits, Social Security highlights, and Medicare and choosing a health care plan. Read More »

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Pizza & Planning - Taking Steps Towards Financial Security - Investment Basics & Saving Options

Date: 9/11/2019 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Venue: Saginaw City Hall
City: Saginaw

Description: Depending on your financial goals in retirement, it may be necessary for you and your spouse to consider supplemental retirement plan options. In this session, we'll explore your retirement savings choices and help you add security to your retirement plan. Another important component to financial security is ensuring your investments are allocated correctly to help you reach your retirement goals. We'll walk through some investment basics and provide tips to help you evaluate your current investment line-up. Finally, we'll put it all together by highlighting a tool all MERS participants have access to - the Full Picture report builder. You'll learn how this resource utilizes your retirement and investment information to provide a customized retirement readiness plan based on your goals. Read More »

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Pizza & Planning - Taking Steps Towards Financial Security - Investment Basics & Saving Options

Date: 9/12/2019 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Venue: Marquette Township
City: Marquette

Description: Depending on your financial goals in retirement, it may be necessary for you and your spouse to consider supplemental retirement plan options. In this session, we'll explore your retirement savings choices and help you add security to your retirement plan. Another important component to financial security is ensuring your investments are allocated correctly to help you reach your retirement goals. We'll walk through some investment basics and provide tips to help you evaluate your current investment line-up. Finally, we'll put it all together by highlighting a tool all MERS participants have access to - the Full Picture report builder. You'll learn how this resource utilizes your retirement and investment information to provide a customized retirement readiness plan based on your goals. Read More »

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Webinar - Managing & Monitoring Your Portfolio (Part 3 of 3)

Date: 9/17/2019 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Venue: Quick Bite Webinar
City: Online

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, like what to look for in your quarterly statements and the investment fund sheets as well as how to make investment changes in your myMERS account. These resources may help you feel confident in your ability to align your investments with your retirement needs. Read More »

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MERS Retiree Connections

Date: 9/19/2019 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Venue: Canton Township Administration Building
City: Canton

Description: This meeting will provide you with the opportunity for face-to-face communication with MERS staff and give you the chance to interact with other MERS retirees in your area. Spouses are also welcome to attend! Some important topics we will be discussing include: Frequently asked questions from retirees on their MERS benefits, Social Security highlights, and Medicare and choosing a health care plan. Read More »

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Pizza & Planning - Taking Steps Towards Financial Security - Investment Basics & Saving Options

Date: 9/19/2019 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Venue: Summit on The Park/Canton Township
City: Canton

Description: Depending on your financial goals in retirement, it may be necessary for you and your spouse to consider supplemental retirement plan options. In this session, we'll explore your retirement savings choices and help you add security to your retirement plan. Another important component to financial security is ensuring your investments are allocated correctly to help you reach your retirement goals. We'll walk through some investment basics and provide tips to help you evaluate your current investment line-up. Finally, we'll put it all together by highlighting a tool all MERS participants have access to - the Full Picture report builder. You'll learn how this resource utilizes your retirement and investment information to provide a customized retirement readiness plan based on your goals. Read More »

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Morning Break with MERS

Date: 9/24/2019 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Venue: Schoolcraft County Road Commission
City: Manistique

Description: MERS wants to hear from you! As your partner in providing retirement and other post-employment benefits, we are committed to understanding your needs. Please join your Regional Manager for coffee and a 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 Retiree Connections

Date: 9/26/2019 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Venue: Marquette Township
City: Marquette

Description: This meeting will provide you with the opportunity for face-to-face communication with MERS staff and give you the chance to interact with other MERS retirees in your area. Spouses are also welcome to attend! Some important topics we will be discussing include: Frequently asked questions from retirees on their MERS benefits, Social Security highlights, and Medicare and choosing a health care plan. Read More »

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MERS 73rd Annual Conference - 2019

Date: 10/3/2019 8:00 AM - 10/4/2019 6:00 PM

Venue: Grand Traverse Resort
City: Acme

Description: Grand Traverse Resort, Acme, MI Read More »

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Pizza & Planning - Ready to Retire: An Overview of the DB Retirement Process with Social Security &

Date: 10/9/2019 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Venue: City of Bay City
City: Bay City

Description: Do you have questions about the MERS Defined Benefit retirement process? Join us for this free Pizza & Planning event 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: 10/10/2019 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Venue: Huron County
City: Bad Axe

Description: MERS wants to hear from you! As your partner in providing retirement and other post-employment benefits, we are committed to understanding your needs. Please join your Regional Manager for coffee and a 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 - Ready to Retire: An Overview of the DB Retirement Process with Social Security &

Date: 10/15/2019 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Venue:
City: Gaylord

Description: Do you have questions about the MERS Defined Benefit retirement process? Join us for this free Pizza & Planning event 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 - Ready to Retire: Overview of DB Retirement Process, Social Security, & Medicare

Date: 10/15/2019 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Venue: Fillmore Complex
City: West Olive

Description: Do you have questions about the MERS Defined Benefit retirement process? Join us for this free Pizza & Planning event 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 - Ready to Retire: An Overview of the DB Retirement Process with Social Security &

Date: 10/17/2019 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Venue: Grace A. Dow Memorial Library
City: Midland

Description: Do you have questions about the MERS Defined Benefit retirement process? Join us for this free Pizza & Planning event 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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