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    Publications

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    457 Plan Features and Highlights Brochure
    An overview of the Commonwealth of Virginia 457 Deferred Compensation Plan.
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    457 and Cash Match Plan Features and Highlights Brochure
    An overview of the Commonwealth of Virginia 457 Deferred Compensation and Virginia Cash Match plans.

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    ORPHE Plan Features and Highlights Brochure
    An overview of the Optional Retirement Plan for Higher Education.  

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    ORPPA Plan Features and Highlights Brochure
    An overview of the Optional Retirement Plan for Political Appointees.
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    ORPSS Plan Features and Highlights Brochure
    An overview of the Optional Retirement Plan for School Superintendents.
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    Fund Profiles
    Detailed descriptions of the investment options available to participants in the various VRS Defined Contribution Plans and the defined contribution component of the Hybrid Retirement Plan.
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    Fee Disclosure Notice
    Explains the fees members pay and the potential impact on their defined contribution account balance.
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    How to Designate Your Beneficiary
    These instructions provide information about beneficiary designations for the VRS Defined Contribution Plans.
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    Investment Guide
    Introduces participants to types of risk, the importance of asset allocation/diversification and investment options.
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    Leaving Employment Guide (Commonwealth of Virginia 457 Deferred Compensation Plan & Virginia Cash Match Plan)
    A guide for participants who are retiring or leaving their Virginia employers and covers the benefits of keeping money in the VRS Defined Contribution Plan, next steps and resources.
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    Leaving Employment Guide (ORPHE, ORPPA & ORPSS)
    A guide for participants who are retiring or leaving their Virginia employers and covers the benefits of keeping money in the VRS Defined Contribution Plan, next steps and resources.
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    RMD Checklist
    Required minimum distributions (RMDs) refer to IRS rules that mandate participants withdraw minimum yearly amounts from their retirement accounts. Participants may review this checklist to help them understand and manage their RMDs.
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    Quick and Easy Access to Your Account
    A guide to using Account Access, the secure web portal participants use to log in and manage their accounts, and VantageLine, the automated voice-response system.
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    Quicken Instructions
    Participants use these instructions to download their Defined Contribution account activity and import this information into Quicken.
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    Stable Value Fund Disclosure
    Summarizes information about the Stable Value Fund offered under the various Defined Contribution Plans of the Commonwealth of Virginia.
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    VRS Investment Options Performance
    A monthly performance summary of investment funds available in the hybrid plan.
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    VRS Investment Policy Statement
    Details the investment offerings provided to participants of VRS Defined Contribution Plans and the defined contribution component of the Hybrid Retirement Plan.
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    VRS Investment Portfolio (VRSIP) Disclosure
    Summarizes information about the VRSIP offered as an investment option under the VRS Defined Contribution Plans and the defined contribution component of the Hybrid Retirement Plan.
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    Letters
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    Transition Confirmation Sample
    A sample letter from VRS to participants confirming that their account records have been successfully transferred to ICMA-RC, the third-party record keeper for the VRS Defined Contribution Plans and the defined contribution of the Hybrid Retirement Plan.
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    Newsletters

    Member News, the VRS quarterly newsletter for members

    Focus, the VRS quarterly newsletter for participants in the Hybrid Retirement Plan and Defined Contribution Plans