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Understanding your Statement of Retirement Benefits (SRB), courtesy of ERS’ Retirement Benefits Processing team

April 4, 2018

You never have to worry about ERS forgetting your birthday. It’s standard practice for the agency to mail state agency workers a Statement of Retirement Benefits (SRB) shortly after their birthday month every year.

It’s Distracted Driving Awareness Month

April 4, 2018

More than 40,000 people were killed in car or roadway accidents last year and distracted driving is a main cause of those accidents, says the National Safety Council (NSC).

Get your fitness on with no enrollment fee

March 7, 2018

If you’ve been thinking about joining a gym or fitness center, this month is a perfect time to follow through on that plan. In March, HealthSelect of TexasSM participants can join the Fitness Program without paying the enrollment fee.

Do you know what your TexFlex balance is?

March 7, 2018

Having your flexible spending account (FSA) funds deducted directly from your paycheck makes saving so much easier. However, it can also be easy to lose track of how much you’ve set aside and how much you’ve spent. Take time to see just how much you’ve set aside—and how much you’ve spent.

Texas Tuition Promise Fund®–the state’s prepaid tuition plan

March 7, 2018

Life is full of uncertainties, except for death, taxes—and the rising cost of getting a college degree! If you have children or grandchildren who are college bound, you can pay for tomorrow’s tuition at today’s prices.

Go further with food during National Nutrition Month

March 7, 2018

Whether you’re starting your day or work week off with healthy meals or preparing for a business trip or sporting event, choosing foods wisely and planning ahead make a difference.

Tobacco Cessation

March 7, 2018

Looking to quit using tobacco? Quitting benefits your health and can save you money. Try any of the following resources to make 2018 the year you kick the habit.

It’s the worst flu season in years—if you aren’t able to avoid it, try a virtual visit

February 6, 2018

When you or any of your family members get the flu, the best thing to do is stay home.
 

Take charge of your mental health

February 6, 2018

Most of us aim to lead productive, fulfilling lives. But sometimes mental health issues can make it hard to do that. If you are living with a mental health condition, you are not alone.


 

Proposed changes to ERS rules to be presented at March 7 Board meeting

February 6, 2018

Proposed amendments to ERS rules are expected to be presented at the March 7 ERS Board of Trustees meeting.


 
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