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
As the oldest millennials begin to enter their 40s, the topic of retirement increasingly becomes an important topic. Understanding such a large number of people—millennials includes everyone between ...On February 19, 2020 / By PERA On The Issues
A report released by the National Institute on Retirement Security (NIRS) found total spending by retirees in the U.S. delivers over one trillion dollars in economic output and ...On October 4, 2016 / By PERA on the Issues
After five years of shared sacrifice, PERA is making progress toward becoming fully funded. That’s according to a new report PERA released as required by Senate Bill 10-001. ...On December 11, 2015 / By PERA on the Issues
Even short-term public employees benefit from PERA’s unique plan design. As the state’s largest retirement plan, Colorado PERA sees its fair share of news headlines. But to make ...On October 8, 2015 / By PERA on the Issues
The Colorado Pension Project (CPP) recently posted a column regarding PERA from TeacherPensions.org and Bellwether Education Partners, national organizations headquartered in Boston, MA. Prior to its posting, Colorado ...On February 20, 2015 / By admin
The National Institute on Retirement Security (NIRS) evaluated the experience of teachers in Washington and Ohio in selecting different retirement plans. Their finding: “teachers prefer a stand-alone defined ...On December 23, 2014 / By admin
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