Retirees play a vital role in the economy. They purchase goods and services, serve in important volunteer and part-time roles, and pay taxes. Retirees who receive a pension ...On May 13, 2020 / By PERA on the Issues
This week has been filled with uncertainty. As details about the current coronavirus outbreak emerge, people everywhere are wondering how this might affect them, their neighbors, and their ...On February 28, 2020 / By PERA on the Issues
How should PERA invest the roughly $50 billion PERA portfolio? That question was answered on November 15, when PERA’s Board of Trustees approved updated asset allocation guidelines. Asset ...On December 3, 2019 / By PERA on the Issues
Investing requires an objective, just like charting a course on a map requires having a destination. A trip to Peru is not a successful trip if the objective ...On November 13, 2019 / By PERA on the Issues
Asset allocation is the primary determinant of any portfolio’s risk, or volatility, and return potential, including PERA’s. Asset allocation simply refers to the portion of PERA’s total portfolio ...On September 18, 2019 / By PERA on the Issues
Over the summer, Colorado PERA released its 2019 Investment Stewardship Report, which demonstrates how PERA’s commitment to cost-conscious investment strategies and investment decisions that consider a range of ...On September 4, 2019 / By PERA on the Issues
Colorado PERA’s 2019 Investment Stewardship Report, released earlier this summer, documents how PERA’s investment stewardship – including cost-conscious investment strategies – protects the plan’s long-term financial sustainability and ...On August 22, 2019 / By PERA on the Issues
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