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The Legislature has passed changes to your KPERS Tier 1 benefits
beginning in January 2014. Learn more at www.kpers.org/changes.

Are you ready?

Tier 1 Members

  • Employers will pay more
  • You'll pay more but get more

Watch a video about the changes

Tier 1 members are members hired before July 1, 2009.


YOUR "GET READY" CHECKLIST

  • Watch In Your Shoes videos to hear about changes from members like you.
  • Use the "Benefit Snapshot" to estimate your new contribution amount and benefits.
  • Review your personal budget to plan for the 1% increase January 2014.
  • Read our FAQs for answers to common questions.


HOW WILL CHANGES AFFECT YOU?

Login to your KPERS account to see a personalized snapshop of how the changes affect you now and later.

The snapshot will show your contribution estimates based on the 4%, 5% and 6%
contribution rates. You can also do a benefit estimate with the new 1.85% multiplier.



Questions?
kpers@kpers.org
1-888-275-5737

If you're Tier 2
Visit www.kpers.org/changes to see your
benefit change information on the right side
of the page.


Benefits are changing in 2014
www.kpers.org/changes