Learn more about your retirement options with Retirewise Workshop series

Studies show that retirement and financial education lead to increased savings and positive retirement outcomes. The Retirewise Workshop series, presented by MetLife in cooperation with the Employees’ Retirement System of Georgia, provides state employees with the information needed to take action on their retirement future. The Retirewise workshops include four sessions:

1) Building the Foundation
2) Creating and Managing Wealth
3) Establishing your Retirement Income Stream and
4) Making the Most of What you Have

The workshops are offered complimentary and each session lasts approximately 1 1/2 hours.

Interested in hearing more about this retirement education opportunity? Contact Carlton Lenoir at the Employees’ Retirement System at Carlton.Lenoir@ers.ga.gov to schedule a workshop for your employees!

Order a copy of the Governor’s budget

FY 2016 Governor's ReportAgency Heads and Fiscal Officers:

The Governor’s budget reports will be available as PDF documents on the OPB website opb.georgia.gov on Friday, January 16, 2015 at 9:00 AM.

OPB has teamed with DOAS and IKON to make available bound copies of the full report through the DOAS Document Solution Service Center located in the Sloppy Floyd Building.  Agencies and the public can purchase hard copies of the reports through the service center.  The cost of the Amended FY 2015 budget report is $10.00.  The cost of the FY 2016 budget report is $15.00.  Payment may be made by cash, P-Card or credit card.  No checks will be accepted.

Those interested in pre-ordering printed copies of the Governor’s budget reports may send an email to the following address: TwinTowers@IKON-DSSC.com

Your email should include contact information and the number of copies of the Amended FY 2015 and FY 2016 budget reports you want to order; IKON Print Center staff will contact you in return to arrange payment and pick up.  Pre-ordered copies of the reports may be picked up at the DOAS Document Solution Center in the Sloppy Floyd Building beginning Friday, January 16, 2015 at 9:00 a.m.  Agencies can purchase as many copies as needed.

ERSGA answers your questions about retirement

ERSGAWant to know more about your retirement plan?  Hear from the experts by signing up for a webinar. The Employees’ Retirement System of Georgia (ERSGA) offers the following 30 to 90 minute virtual classes:

  • GSEPS/New Hire Retirement Benefit Information – covers important retirement benefit information for state employees hired or rehired January 1, 2009 and after
  • Employees’ Retirement System Overview – a basic look at how the system works
  • Workshop for Retirement Application Processing – for employees planning to retire in the next six months
  • Peach State Reserves Overview – for 401(k) and 457 plans

A computer with internet access and a phone are necessary to participate. Visit the ERSGA webinar homepage for webinar details, including PDF copies of the presentations. View the webinar schedule for class dates and to register. Class sizes are limited and available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Participants may ask questions during the webinar. However, if you have questions about your specific retirement plans, it’s best to speak with an ERSGA representative directly by calling 404-350-6300 or toll-free 1-800-805-4609.