The PERA Board of Trustees has recommended reforms to PERA designed to reduce the overall risk profile of the plan and improve PERA’s funded status. In light of ...On November 1, 2017 / By PERA on the Issues
Traditional pension-type retirement plans play a critical role in recruiting and retaining good teachers and save districts money, according to new research from the National Institute on Retirement ...On October 18, 2017 / By PERA on the Issues
PERA is classified as a “hybrid” defined benefit plan which means it has characteristics of a traditional pension plan as well as some additional features that are more ...On March 31, 2017 / By PERA on the Issues
The National Institute on Retirement Security (NIRS) has issued a brief evaluating the federal Pension Protection Act of 2006. While the federal legislation’s goal was to ensure better ...On November 30, 2016 / By PERA on the Issues
A digest of timely information and insight about finance, investing and retirement PERA: Changes to the state pension plan over 5 years have saved billions | Denver Business Journal By ...On December 15, 2015 / By PERA on the Issues
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