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Take a deeper dive into some our most popular pension plan topics.


When retirement’s a tough decision: health issues and retirement planning

Is a concern about your personal health or the health of a family member causing you to consider early retirement? This article will help you explore your options.

Don’t miss the boat on health and dental coverage

You can sign up for retirement health coverage for you and your loved ones after you retire, but restrictions apply. Make sure you know the rules!

Six tips for tackling your tax return in retirement

Learn how receiving a pension affects your tax return—and how you can make filing your taxes easier

Pensions increasing for service between 2006 and 2018

Learn how the value of your lifetime pension is increasing for service you earned between 2006 and 2018.

Want to understand more about retirement health coverage?

Let us help you make sense of the retirement health benefits puzzle.

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

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.

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.

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.