Find information important to you as you navigate your way to retirement. Stay informed and up-to-date with current tools and resources.

Stay current with LASERS news, register for workshops, access your account, and learn the latest on keeping your benefit information current.

Access publications, forms, GASB reporting information, liaison memoranda, employer self-service, and other information that may assist you.

Questions for LASERS? Many may be answered using the resources on this page, especially the Member’s Guide to Retirement. Or, you may email questions to AskLASERS. Alternatively, you may call us at 800.256.3000 (toll-free) or 225.922.0600 (local).

Member’s Guide to Retirement

This may be your most important LASERS resource. It contains detailed information about LASERS membership to help you plan for and enjoy your retirement.

The Beam Newsletter

In this issue: Senate Bill 18 simplifies granting and funding of future COLAs, Executive Director Cindy Rougeou shares retirement news, highlights from the 2023 Statewide RSEA Chapter Meetings, LASERS Retiree Workshop returns on July 19, attend a seminar virtually or in person, and important updates for members.

Messages from LASERS

Has your beneficiary passed away? View the necessary steps you should take to update your beneficiary and other helpful information.

Retirement is not an overnight process. Check out our valuable resources for your retirement planning.

The rate of interest to be paid on eligible (non-Self Directed Plan) DROP accounts for the fiscal year that ended June 30, 2022 is 6.55 percent. Click the banner to learn more.

When is the last time you checked your myLASERS account to make sure your contact information is correct? Learn more about how to update your information here.

Register for our new virtual seminar DROP vs. IBO. Presenters will define each option, explain the differences, clarify how both accounts are funded, explain how and when to apply, and more.

If you are entitled to a Social Security benefit, that benefit may be reduced if you receive a LASERS pension because of the Windfall Elimination Provision or Government Pension Offset.

Stay Connected with LASERS

LASERS will be closed on Monday, May 29 for Memorial Day. Regular business hours will resume on Tuesday, May 30.