Credit

Statement of Pension Benefits 101

September 25, 2017 - Here’s what you need to know

Topics Active Member, Credit, Personalized Service

What’s in the cards for your career?

September 25, 2017 - We’ve been listening to new teachers and are offering a few tricks that just may prove to be aces up your sleeve while you navigate your new career.

Topics Credit, Early Career Teacher, Occasional Teacher, Personalized Service, Survivor Benefits

Occasional and new teachers

May 29, 2017 - Every bit of classroom time counts towards your pension

Topics Credit, Occasional Teacher, Plan Membership

A solid investment

February 16, 2017 - Financial planning? Consider paying for your leave

Topics Active Member, Buybacks, Credit

Sparking bright lights

February 16, 2017 - Swapping a career in theatre to teach kids with autism

Topics Active Member, Credit, Early Career Teacher, Occasional Teacher, Personalized Service

Pension basics for occasional teachers

June 22, 2016 - Three things occasional teachers need to know

Topics Active Member, Buybacks, Credit, Early Career Teacher, Occasional Teacher

4 things you need to know about your pension

May 20, 2016 - What you need to know about your pension to help you plan for retirement.

Topics Active Member, CPP, Credit, Inflation

Filling in the gaps

March 17, 2016 - Check out these three things we want you to consider when deciding if you're going to buy back.

Topics Active Member, Buybacks, Credit, Late Career Teacher, Retirement

Qs about your pension

May 04, 2015 - Here are the answers to some of your top pension questions.

Topics Active Member, Buybacks, Credit, Late Career Teacher, Retirement

Strikes and your pension

April 20, 2015 - What impact, if any, does a legal work stoppage have on your Teachers’ pension?

Topics Active Member, Contributions, Credit, Re-employment, Retired Member

Supply and demand

October 24, 2013 - Every day that an occasional teacher works counts toward a retirement benefit.

Topics Active Member, Credit, Early Career Teacher

Buyback myth busters

March 21, 2013 - Buying back credit is a big decision to make. Here are three reasons members give us when they are on the fence as to whether or not they should buy back, and our responses.

Topics Active Member, Buybacks, Children, Credit, Personalized Service

Changes coming to inflation protection

February 07, 2013 - Ontario Teachers’ Federation and the Ontario government, which co-sponsor the Teachers’ pension plan, have agreed to eliminate the 2012 pension funding shortfall, mainly by changing how inflation protection is calculated after members retire.

Topics Credit, Early Career Teacher, Funding, Late Career Teacher, Mid-Career Teacher, Re-employment, Retirement

New paths

January 21, 2013 - Second-career teachers often grapple with the financial consequences of their decision to switch to a career in education. Knowing your options when you join Teachers’ can help you maximize your credit in the plan.

Topics Active Member, Credit, Early Career Teacher, Plan Membership

Work stoppages and your pension

January 09, 2013 - If you participate in a work stoppage while you are not in a legal position to strike, your employer reports a loss of credit and salary. There's no opportunity to top up the loss of salary.

Topics Active Member, Credit

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

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

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

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

Occasional teaching and your pension

June 13, 2012 - New teachers often start their career as occasional teachers. We explore three common questions they have about their pension plan.

Topics Credit, Early Career Teacher, Plan Membership