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Great-West Financial®, the third-party administrator
for the Texa$aver
401(k) / 457 Program, recently announced that its combined retirement
business — Great-West Financial®, Putnam Investments and Great-West
Financial Retirement Plan Services (formerly J.P. Morgan Retirement Plan
Services) — has a new name: Empower Retirement™.
Two new “Funding the Future” videos by ERS provide straightforward overviews of the issues facing the ERS Retirement Trust Fund. We hope you’ll take a few minutes to watch them and even share them with your coworkers. Want the nitty-gritty details on plan enrollment, health care dollars, investments and the financial condition of the trust fund? Find information in ERS’ 2014 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report.
Do you have money in your TexFlex account? Read some reminders about what eligible expenses you can purchase.
Starting this month, the LifeSuite Services program was enhanced to
better serve the life needs of you and your eligible dependents. LifeSuite Services are designed for your use as a state agency or higher
education employee who is insured under the group life insurance program
administered by Minnesota Life Insurance Company (including the Basic Term Life
and Optional Term Life Insurance).
State agency employees and retirees will elect one employee to the Board of Trustees position. The election packet is currently available.
members make decisions that are crucial to the benefits programs. This election
is a great opportunity to be involved in decision-making that affects all
participants in the programs administered by ERS.
Tempting treats and hectic schedules can make it hard to manage blood sugar levels. Here's how to stay healthy without missing out on holiday cheer.
If you participate in the HumanaDental DHMO plan, you must receive
dental care for covered services from the primary care dentist (PCD) indicated
on your ID card. About a third of DHMO participants have not selected a PCD,
even though they can’t access dental benefits without one. If you’re part of
that third, select a PCD today!
TexFlex debit card holders now have access to MasterCard’s Identity
Theft Resolution Services at no cost.
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