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Strikes and your pension

December 13, 2012 - One-day, legal strikes by members of the Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario began on December 10. What impact, if any, does a legal work stoppage have on your Teachers' pension?

Topics Active Member, Credit, Late Career Teacher, Re-employment

Anatomy of a pension

November 27, 2012 - Every month your pension is deposited, with deductions into your bank. Let's break down some of the potential line items on your deposit advice, and how they might affect your Teachers' pension.

Topics CPP, Inflation, Retired Member, Retirement, Taxes

Change to survivor benefit eligibility for common-law partners

November 27, 2012 - A recent Ontario court ruling has changed the treatment of pre-retirement death benefits for common-law partners.

Topics Active Member, Beneficiary, Early Career Teacher, Late Career Teacher, Life Events, Mid-Career Teacher, Spousal Breakdown, Survivor Benefits

Keeping pace: Your 2013 inflation adjustment

November 27, 2012 - Joseph Rapai, of London, Ont., worked in education for 37 years before retiring in 2007. Since he retired, he's explored new ventures and continues to push boundaries.

Topics Inflation, Retired Member, Retirement

You asked us... coming to a screen near you

November 09, 2012 - If you’ve got a question about the pension plan, there’s a good chance that other members are wondering the same thing.

Topics Active Member, Early Career Teacher, Late Career Teacher, Mid-Career Teacher, Personalized Service, Re-employment

2013 pension inflation adjustment

October 29, 2012 - Watch Glen Tunney, Manager, Actuarial Services, answer common questions about the 2013 inflation adjustment.

Topics Inflation, Retired Member, Retirement

Conditional inflation protection

October 29, 2012 - Glen Tunney, Manager, Actuarial Services, explains conditional inflation protection.

Topics Inflation, Retired Member, Retirement

Say "Hello" to leaves

October 24, 2012 - Learn about different types of leaves, explore the buyback process and use our payment planner to tailor your buyback.

Topics Active Member, Buybacks, Credit, Early Career Teacher, Life Events, Mid-Career Teacher

Five questions with Tracy Abel

October 23, 2012 - Pension News Online asked Tracy Abel, Vice President, Client Services, about how we're evolving member service to meet your changing needs.

Topics Active Member, Personalized Service, Retired Member

Surprising beneficiary designations, part 3

October 15, 2012 - Part three of a three-part series exploring three of the more surprising cases of survivor beneficiary designations.

Topics Active Member, Beneficiary, Early Career Teacher, Late Career Teacher, Mid-Career Teacher, Survivor Benefits

Surprising beneficiary designations, part 2

October 03, 2012 - Part two of a three-part series exploring three of the more surprising cases of survivor beneficiary designations.

Topics Active Member, Beneficiary, Early Career Teacher, Late Career Teacher, Mid-Career Teacher, Survivor Benefits

Surprising beneficiary designations

September 25, 2012 - Part one of a three-part series exploring cases of beneficiary designations that left family and friends stunned.

Topics Active Member, Beneficiary, Early Career Teacher, Late Career Teacher, Mid-Career Teacher, Survivor Benefits

'Log in to Win' with iAccess Web

September 17, 2012 - iAccess Web can isn't just for pension applications. New members can experience benefits from the online service too.

Topics Beneficiary, Early Career Teacher, Late Career Teacher, Mid-Career Teacher

Customizing your buyback

September 07, 2012 - Our buyback timeline gives members the big picture, and our payment calculator allows them to find the payment plan that's right for them.

Topics Active Member, Buybacks, Credit, Early Career Teacher, Life Events, Mid-Career Teacher, Personalized Service

Life after school

August 27, 2012 - Two friends discuss the transition from working full-time to retirement.

Topics Late Career Teacher, Life Events, Retired Member, Retirement

Recent investments at Teachers'

August 27, 2012 - Teachers' searches the world for the best investment opportunities. Here are two recent examples.

Topic: Investments

Common re-employment questions, answered

August 27, 2012 - We answer common questions about re-employment rules.

Topics Re-employment, Retired Member, Retirement

Board responds to 2012 Discount Rate Review

August 21, 2012 - An independent Hearing Officer reviewed the discount rate used by the Board and concluded that it is within a reasonable range.

Topics Annual Reporting, Funding

Back in class for the summer

August 13, 2012 - For retiring members considering teaching summer school, we present two key factors to consider.

Topics Re-employment, Retired Member, Retirement

Summer building blocks

July 26, 2012 - We explore the potential ways that teaching summer school may affect your pension.

Topics Active Member, Credit, Early Career Teacher, Late Career Teacher, Mid-Career Teacher, Plan Membership

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