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Let's take a look at what some people think a financial planner does versus what they actually do.

The Corporate Transparency Act (CTA) was enacted and requires certain entities to disclose their ownership information to the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) by filing a Beneficial Ownership Information reporting (BOI).

How much does Christmas cost you? How much do you spend on Christmas? Do you know? The average amount that most American’s spend on Christmas is almost $1,000. Since Anchorage …

Five Steps Toward Becoming a Millionaire Step 1: Investing We have to start with the tried and true statement of ‘save early and consistently’. It’s so easy to fall into …

Avoid These Five Common Financial Mistakes Making wise financial decisions is crucial for a secure and stable future. Unfortunately, many people fall into common financial traps that can hinder their …

Find Your Long Lost Money… Find your long lost money….. Ever wonder where that $100 you put into a credit union ten years ago went? Or where that credit you …

How insurance companies come up with your premium Have you ever wondered how your homeowners or automobile insurance company comes up with how much to charge you? They use your …

What to do if you need health insurance Could you image if you needed a life saving surgery that cost $500,000 and you didn’t have health insurance? Where would you …

How to Get Your Annual Free Credit Reports Summary: According to the Federal Trade Commission a credit report is a summary of your personal credit history that includes payment history, …

Let’s Talk Inflation

Let’s Talk Inflation Introduction: Inflation. Everyone is talking about it. What does it mean to you? Since fall of last year our country has experienced its highest level of ongoing …

Financial Advisor vs Financial Planner What is a Financial Advisor? This term is a catch all for a professional who helps manage your money or investments. The term includes financial …

State of Alaska PERS & TRS Employee Resources

Public employees retirement system (PERS)

 PERS Tier Comparison Chart 

Defined Contribution (Tier 4) Retirement Plan

PERS & TRS

Supplemental Annuity Plan (SBS) – available to all Tiers of PERS and TRS

Pension Eligibility and Calculation – only PERS Tier 1-3 and TRS Tier 1-2

Deferred Compensation Plan (DCP) – available to all Tiers of PERS and TRS

Military Employee Resources