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IPERS is committed to keeping its members, employers, and other customers informed. Links and information on media releases, changes to the IPERS plan, and RFPs will be posted here. IPERS also posts warnings if we hear of a scam that is intended to obtain personal or financial information from members, beneficiaries, or retirees.

November 16, 2017

Today, Nov. 16, IPERS unveiled its new microsite, TheTruthAboutIPERS.org. The purpose of the website is to provide current, accurate information about IPERS, along with links to additional resources.

Over the past year, IPERS has received an increasing number of inquiries about funding, stability and future changes. As administrators,... read more

November 7, 2017

IPERS is working with several agencies in the aftermath of the cyber crime that was discovered last week. Social Security numbers can no longer be used to register for My Account (member online access), and IPERS is monitoring all new online registrations and failed login attempts.

IPERS is working with Iowa-based FBI agents and the Iowa OCIO... read more

November 3, 2017

If you are one of the 103 retirees whose October payment was redirected, we recommend taking the following actions:

File a police report.Place a security freeze on your credit by contacting all three major credit reporting agencies — Equifax, Experian and TransUnion.... read more
November 2, 2017

IPERS has restored access to My Account (member online access) and I-Que (employer self-service) with the following security measures in place:

Direct deposit information cannot be changed within My Account, until further notice.

The 103 fraudulent My Account registrations that were created have been removed.

My Account online access is not available for the 103 retired members... read more
October 31, 2017

Updated November 1, 2017

On October 31, IPERS learned that 103 retiree accounts were compromised in mid-October. Criminals using stolen Social Security numbers and birth dates registered for IPERS online account access where they changed direct deposit information, and redirected the benefit payments to a different financial institution.

IPERS has reissued the benefit... read more

October 17, 2017

Are you one to five years from retirement? Register today for our one-hour Ready to Retire Overview webinar on November 1.

October 16, 2017

National Retirement Security Week is October 15-21. This year's theme is Your Whole Story. Follow along on Facebook and Twitter as we encourage IPERS members to contribute to employer-matched plans to help build secure retirements.

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