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Retirement Outlook for Retirees

The Retirement Outlook newsletter provides valuable information about DRS programs, benefits and services. You can review recent issues by choosing one of the links below.

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Past Issues

To request an older issue of the Retirement Outlook newsletter, please contact the DRS Communications Team.

Current issue: Summer 2020

Featured article: Prioritizing service during the COVID-19 pandemic

Also in this issue:

  • PERS 1, TRS 1 one-time benefit increase took effect in July
  • New Cost-of-Living Adjustments established for 2020
  • A new record keeper coming
  • Pension-related bills passed for the 2020 session

Winter 2019-2020

Featured article: Return-to-work rules have changed for TRS and SERS retirees who use the 2008 Early Retirement Factor

Also in this issue:

  • Coming soon: The U.S. Census
  • Changes to the lineup of Plan 3, DCP Retirement Strategy Funds
  • DRS open for business during building renovation
  • Some DRS webpage addresses are changing
  • Enhanced security for accessing your DRS online account
  • 2020 pension payment schedule
  • 1099-R tax form available online Jan. 23
Beneficiary Designation

Members, you can update your beneficiary information from your online retirement account. Select “My Account” in the navigation menu and then “View/Edit” beside “Beneficiary.”

(If you prefer to fill out and mail in a printed form, select this link.)