Learning articles

Wondering about plan changes to the bridge benefit?

Find out how changes to the bridge benefit and lifetime pension may help improve your years of retirement if you have service before April 1, 2018


Thinking about early retirement?

What you need to know about the plan’s reduction rules and the rule of 85 if you’re planning to retire before age 65


Funding of health and dental benefits in retirement

The optional extended health care and dental coverage available to retired members provides peace of mind at an affordable cost.


Adjusting for inflation

Inflation adjustments added to your pension can help preserve your buying power throughout your retirement.


Ending a relationship – and what it means for your pension

If you and your spouse separate or divorce, you’ll need to decide how to divide your shared family assets, including your pension.


How sturdy is your retirement income?

Learn about the sources of income that can help you build a solid financial plan for retirement.


Time for a minivan? Your pension and your children

Having a child is a life-changing event that brings new responsibilities. It's a good time to consider some work and pension–related issues, from buying back service for time off to working part time and updating your pension beneficiary information.