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: Tracking retirement bills in the 2022 Session, one-time supplemental payment details, LASERS-specific New Retirement Plan details, PREP seminars available, virtual RSEA chapter meeting, and important updates for members.

Messages from LASERS

Receipt of your funds can be affected by whether you receive a check or direct deposit and your financial institution’s rules when the first falls on a weekend or a holiday. Click here to learn more.

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

The rate of interest to be paid on eligible (non-Self Directed Plan) DROP accounts for the fiscal year that ended June 30, 2021 is 9.45 percent. Click to learn 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 (WEP) or the Government Pension Offset (GPO).

MINT is designed to educate early-career LASERS members on the basics of our System and guide them toward a secure financial future.

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

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