The Michigan SERA Coordinating Council has partnered with Voluntary Benefits Solutions (VBS) and the Hantz Group, Inc. to offer SERA Plus in addition to the current benefits of SERA membership. SERA Plus benefits include first-year free tax preparation and group discounts and services in the areas of estate planning, tax planning, home and auto insurance, financial services, mortgage services, estate transfer strategies, final settlement planning, and much more.

For more information on this benefit and to receive your SERA Plus package, contact Cheryl Streberger, at 517-515-9815 or, or submit form for more information.

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SERA Plus Changes

SERA is committed to providing exceptional value to its members by delivering quality financial products and services to our members through our SERA Plus program. Consistent with our philosophy, we are pleased to announce that financial planning, investment, insurance (including auto, home and liability), tax planning, estate planning advice, and banking services will soon be offered exclusively through our new relationship with Hantz Group, Inc., and its affiliates (together, “Hantz”), headquartered at 26200 American Drive, Southfield, Michigan 48034.

Our decision to offer financial planning, investment, insurance, tax planning, estate planning advice, and banking services through Hantz allows us to provide you with a variety of financial services under one roof. Hantz Group, along with its affiliates, Hantz Tax & Business, LLC, Hantz Agency LLC and Hantz Bank, to name a few, provides a comprehensive approach to your specific financial service and banking needs. Hantz will offer and provide its services through its 21 locations conveniently located near most of our chapters throughout Michigan.

For more information on Hantz, including locations, please visit or contact our SERA Plus program administrator, Cheryl Streberger at 517-515-9815.

SERA Council Chair Bob Kopasz with Lisa McClain, Senior Vice President of Hantz Group, Inc., and Tim Easterwood, area President of Voluntary Benefits Solutions at the February SERA Council meeting.