You're going to need more than your pension and Social Security. That's where KPERS 457 comes in. A trusted companion with you every step of the way.
With 25,000 participants, so together we have purchasing power. Costs are likely less here than with your other investing opportunities.
This service is designed to help you choose investments based on your goals and financial situation — at no additional cost to you.
Retirement Plan Counselors are located across the state available to help you in person or virtually. Meet where and when it’s convenient for you.
We offer a diversified list professionally screened investment options. But for the “set it and forget it” approach, you can choose a target date fund. Pick your retirement date and the fund does the rest.
Saving more on your own makes for a more secure retirement. KPERS 457 can help you do that. It works alongside KPERS. And it's simple, even if you're not a financial expert (psst... most of us aren't).
All State agencies and many local employers offer KPERS 457, an optional deferred compensation plan. With KPERS 457, you choose how much to save and can get started with as little as $12 a paycheck. All State employees can participate. If you work for a local employer like a county or city, see if your employer offers KPERS 457: Local Employers with KPERS 457 (PDF)