“If there is one person I trust when it comes to helping people navigate the retirement process, it has to be VRS support. The support and guidance provided was straight forward and in my best interest.”
- Joan Krause - Executive Secretary

We know people like you, sitting right where you are, thinking about retirement and not exactly knowing what to do. We were in your shoes not too long ago. We wish we knew what we know now before we went to the Human Resource / Benefits Department. Are you aware that employees retiring under the (VRS) Virginia Retirement System will have their salary reduced by half, and will lose 75% of the face value of their life insurance? If you have enough years in the Virginia Retirement System (VRS) to retire, you need information, and you need it soon.That is why we set up VRS Support.


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Think Long Term

To be prepared, you must Think Long Term. Make plans so unexpected medical expenses don’t wipe out your retirement. Here is a real example. The names have been changed. Nick and his wife Flo, were healthy in 1999, but the College professor retiree bought long-term care insurance anyway. It turned out to be a wise…

VRS Members Questions Answered About Medicare Part D

Good morning as many of you realize it’s almost that time of year again. Open enrollment for Medicare Part D starts Oct. 15 and runs through Dec. 7. Because it is so important that you review your Medicare Part D plans every year, I want to answer a few questions about Medicare Part D. The…


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