Life Events

Transitioning to retirement

August 12, 2013 - Judith retired after a 35-year career. Read her story and hear how she transitioned to retired life from a busy, full-time career as a superintendent.

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

You Asked Us... anytime, anywhere

April 02, 2013 - Our "You Asked Us…" video series, based on our popular newsletter feature, is now available on Facebook, in Pension News Online's video section, and in iAccess Web.

Topics Active Member, Beneficiary, Buybacks, Children, CPP, Early Career Teacher, Inflation, Late Career Teacher, Life Events, OAS, Re-employment, Retired Member, Retirement, Survivor Benefits

Designate your spouse?

February 14, 2013 - There are two problems with members designating spouses as beneficiaries.

Topics Active Member, Beneficiary, Career Events, Early Career Teacher, Late Career Teacher, Life Events, Mid-Career Teacher, Personalized Service, Survivor Benefits

The Big Picture

January 28, 2013 - No matter where you are in your career, take a moment to stop and imagine what your retirement will look like. Even if it seems eons away, and the picture is a bit fuzzy, by understanding the role your Teachers' pension plays in that image, you can sharpen the focus of that picture.

Topics Buybacks, CPP, Life Events, Mid-Career Teacher, Retirement

Your life with Teachers'

January 25, 2013 - Everyone's career is different. For some, teaching is the only career they’ll know. For others, like second-career teachers, teaching is a path they start down later in life.

Topics Active Member, Career Events, Early Career Teacher, Life Events, Mid-Career Teacher, Plan Membership

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

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

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

Teachers' launches online buyback timeline

June 19, 2012 - Teachers' developed an interactive tool to allow members to navigate the buyback process.

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

Proposed OAS changes in federal budget will not affect your Teachers' pension

March 30, 2012 - Changes proposed in the federal budget will have no effect on your Teachers' pension.

Topics Life Events, Retired Member, Retirement

Understanding your retirement income

March 15, 2012 - Learn what is and isn't integrated with your Teachers' pension.

Topics CPP, Life Events, Retired Member, Retirement

Countdown to retirement: six months to go

December 21, 2011 - Are you on track for retirement? Here are a few of the things we recommend you do before you apply for your pension.

Topics Buybacks, Career Events, Late Career Teacher, Life Events, Personalized Service, Re-employment, Retirement