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View a SERS video through our YouTube channel or choose one of the options below.

 

MEMBER EDUCATION WEB SERIES

Welcome new SERS member! This video walks you through ten things to know about your membership with our retirement system. 

We discuss various terms you'll hear throughout your SERS career, such as defined benefit plan, contributions, and service credit.

 

This video discusses eligibility for members in Group A, who had at least 25 years of service credit as of August 1, 2017. This also includes members who completed the Buy-Up option.

Resources referenced in the video:

List of Purchasable Service Credit
www.ohsers.org/purchased-service-credit

Pension Tables Showing Reduced vs. Unreduced Retirement
www.ohsers.org/when-to-retire

Information about pension reform and the Buy-Up option
http://ohsers.org/ohio-pension-reform

Member Account Login
http://www.ohsers.org/account-login

 

This video discusses eligibility for members in Group B, those who did not have at least 25 years of service credit as of August 1, 2017.

Resources referenced in the video:

List of Purchasable Service Credit
http://www.ohsers.org/purchased-service-credit

Information about pension reform and the Buy-Up option
http://ohsers.org/ohio-pension-reform

Member Account Login
http://www.ohsers.org/account-login

 

This video discusses how your SERS pension could impact the benefits you receive from Social Security. 

Rresources referenced in the video:

Social Security and SERS
http://www.ohsers.org/social-security

Windfall Elimination Provision and Qualified Year Earnings Chart
http://www.ssa.gov/pubs/EN-05-10045.pdf

Social Security Administration:
https://www.ssa.gov/

 
PREPARING FOR RETIREMENT

Are you within two years of retirement and unable to attend one of our Retirement Conferences? Watch the videos included in this series to prepare for your retirement with SERS. 

 

PENSION REFORM

This video addresses the options for members who have worked in the Ohio school systems in an SERS-covered position within the last year.

 

This video is designed for members who:

  • have not worked in the Ohio school systems in an SERS-covered position within the last year
  • do not have at least 10 years of service credit, AND
  • will not be at least age 60 by August 1, 2017

 

This video is designed for members who:

  • have not worked in the Ohio school systems in an SERS-covered position within the last year
  • have at least 5 but less than 25 years of service credit
  • will be at least age 60 by August 1, 2017
 
 HEALTH CARE 

This series provides information on several Medicare topics, such as when to sign up, the coverage available, your choices when signing up, and Medicare Part D.