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Public Education Retirees Meet for Legislative Agenda

A group of public-school employees and retirees recently met recently in McAllen to establish a legislative agenda for the 2021 legislative session in Texas. Seen here are, back, retirees Chris Ardis, Kathy Johnson, Debbi Benson, Jerry Albrecht and Herb Trevino; front, retirees Chiqui Guerra and Torchie Champion with current public-school employee Norma Guerra.

A group of retired public school employees, along with two current employees nearing retirement, recently met in McAllen to begin working on a legislative agenda for the 2021 Legislative Session. Their agenda will address the critical needs of Teacher Retirement System of Texas retirees. Addressing health care First on the group’s agenda is health care. In 2017, the Texas legislature raised the health-insurance deductible for TRS retirees under the age…

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Retirement and health plan benefit series

Operating employee benefit plans addressed Beginning March 14, the Small Business Administration hosts three webinars in “Getting It Right – Know Your Fiduciary.” The first webinar addresses retirement and health plan sponsors. Operating an employee benefit plan can be challenging. This is true for small and medium sized employers with limited time, resources, and access to professional help with benefit programs. The sessions were created for employers and service providers. The goal is…

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Five things to do if you retire in 2017 

Plan to make retirement a reality There is little doubt that 2017 will hold surprises. We have a new president. How will the markets respond? How will health care policies change? What will happen with the current tax code? Considering everything that is up in the air, it is more important than ever to partner with a financial professional who can help make your retirement dreams a reality. Here are five…

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