Visit the LASERS website at www.lasersonline.org.
LASERS Self-Directed Plan
Empower Retirement offers the LASERS Self-Directed Plan as a supplement to the LASERS defined benefit plan, and any retirement savings you might already have.
Under the LASERS Self-Directed Plan, you may:
- Self-direct your Deferred Retirement Option Plan (DROP) investments for retirement tax deferred (DROP, or Initial Benefit Option (IBO), funds may be transferred in without incurring any income tax liability)
- Choose from a variety of fixed and variable investment options
- Have access to free educational seminars opportunities to help you learn more about saving for your future
To learn more about the LASERS Self-Directed Plan please review the Plan Features and Highlights.
To learn more about the ORP, please review the Plan Features and Highlights.
Note: An administrative fee has been charged by the Louisiana State Employees' Retirement System (LASERS) in accordance with Louisiana Revised Statute 11:502.3 that is not included on this statement. Please contact LASERS at (800) 256-3000 with any questions.
Pre-retirement Education Program (PREP) Seminars
LASERS offers PREP Seminars to assist active members in preparing for retirement through proper planning and informed utilization of the many benefits accorded by membership in this retirement system.
Empower Retirement will facilitate a section of these workshops to cover your benefits with the Louisiana Public Employees' Deferred Compensation Plan and the LASERS Self Directed Plan for your DROP and IBO funds.
If you have questions, please contact the Baton Rouge Office (225) 926-8082 or (800) 937-7604 or KeyTalk® (800) 701-8255
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