During these days of isolation, we remember that so many of the places we long for and the services we rely on are made possible by the daily ...On May 7, 2020 / By Jeffrey Sprole
Stewardship is a central concept at PERA. It’s a concept that has tangible, observable outcomes when put into practice. This can mean protecting member assets by reducing costs ...On February 14, 2020 / By PERA On The Issues
Innovative strategies for responding to changing demographics and market conditions are keeping public retirement plans sustainable, and Colorado PERA is a leading example, according to a new report ...On October 2, 2019 / By Jeffrey Sprole
A recent paper from the National Association of State Retirement Administrators, In-Depth: Risk Sharing in Public Retirement Plans, looks at how different public retirement plans have incorporated a ...On July 10, 2019 / By Jeffrey Sprole
The vast majority of Colorado teachers will have a more stable, secure retirement because of Colorado PERA’s defined benefit style retirement plan, compared to a 401(k)-type option. That’s ...On February 6, 2019 / By PERA on the Issues
Service score remains high, costs low – even when compared to high-achieving retirement systems At PERA, the goal is excellent customer service measured by the standard of every ...On September 21, 2018 / By PERA on the Issues
New Pennsylvania study considers increased public assistance, decreased economic activity resulting from insufficient retirement savings. Insufficient retirement savings will cost the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania $14.3 billion in state ...On March 7, 2018 / By Jeffrey Sprole
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