Dear PERA Members and Benefit Recipients, I am writing to you as the Chairman of the Colorado PERA Board of Trustees to inform you that the Board is recommending changes to your retirement system. We...
At its September meeting, the Colorado PERA Board of Trustees endorsed a package of reforms designed to reduce the overall risk profile of the plan and improve PERA’s funded status. This endorsement follows extensive analysis by the PERA Board and a statewide outreach effort with a range of stakeholders.
A recently released study shows the economic impact of retirement distributions made by Colorado PERA to retirees living in Colorado topped $6 billion in 2016—an increase of $1 billion in just two years.
Colorado PERA is required by law to act solely in the best interest of our members and retirees. This undivided loyalty is called being a fiduciary, and it’s one of the most important aspects of managing your retirement plan.
Spending a career as a teacher or State employee is a career spent contributing to Colorado PERA, rather than Social Security. So how do the two systems compare? We looked at five different categories.
Colorado PERA’s Customer Service Center expects a very busy fall with the next phase of the PERAtour and PERACare open enrollment. We have some tips on how to get your questions answered as efficiently as possible.
There could be a reduction in your benefit if you work after retirement for a public employer affiliated with PERA. Generally, you are limited to working 110 days/720 hours each calendar year for a PERA employer after retirement.
Being able to explore Colorado’s diverse and majestic landscape is one of the many perks of living in this great state. It’s also what inspired Debbie Overeynder to volunteer as a USDA Forest Service Representative after she retired from Aspen School District 1 in June 2006.