“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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What’s the real cost of retirement?

I hope that everyone had a great Fathers Day. In times of stock market volatility, more and more people are keeping close tabs on their investments and asking the question: what’s the real cost of retirement? This has become the million-dollar question and the best answer is it depends. It depends On how much money…

Women May Need More Life Insurance

Did you know that 100 years ago, women were not even able to buy life insurance? Now women make up more than half (57%) of the U.S. labor force. Yet in spite of their important contributions to the nation and their families’ financial well-being, about 43% of women still don’t have life insurance. In fact,…

Discovering What Matters Living the Good Life

Many people entering into retirement want to know what is living the good life? The importance of purpose – people who believe there is purpose in their lives are happier and describe themselves as living the Good Life. “Having a reason to get up in the morning is associated in numerous scientific studies with better…


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