Retired Member

Understanding post-retirement survivor benefits

December 15, 2015 - Understanding who is entitled to your Ontario Teachers' survivor benefit, and what shape that benefit takes is an important piece of your estate planning puzzle.

Topics Retired Member, Retirement, Survivor Benefits

2016 Pension deposit dates

December 15, 2015 - 2016 pension deposit dates.

Topics Retired Member, Retirement

Stick a Pin in it!

December 01, 2015 - Explore www.pinterest.com/myOTPP for tips, information and a bit of inspiration about your retirement.

Topics Active Member, Personalized Service, Retired Member

Know the re-employment rules

November 26, 2015 - Whether you're newly retired or have been receiving a pension for a while, here's a few key things you need to know if you're thinking about going back to work.

Topics Re-employment, Retired Member, Retirement

The new pensioner

November 26, 2015 - One of the biggest shifts we’ve noticed is your adoption of technology. Here are a few of the things we’ve done to ensure that we continue to meet you in the digital realm throughout your retirement.

Topics Personalized Service, Retired Member, Retirement

Expanded horizons

November 19, 2015 - Rather than simply retiring, Gord decided in 2002 he was ready for the next phase of his career.

Topics Active Member, Retired Member, Retirement

Understanding inflation

October 26, 2015 - Follow Hope the Hedgehog on a journey to explore how inflation protection contributes to your pension plan’s sustainability.

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

Our brand renewal

October 26, 2015 - We've got a new look and an updated brand, but our commitment to you remains.

Topics Active Member, Investments, Retired Member

Having your say

September 24, 2015 - We survey our members after each interaction with us. Your input helps us improve our service and identify new ways to exceed your expectations.

Topics Active Member, Retired Member

Three reasons why you need to think about power of attorney now

September 08, 2015 - If something happens, and you are no longer of sound mind, we need to know if you’ve given someone the legal authority to make decisions or inquiries related to your Teachers’ pension.

Topics Active Member, Late Career Teacher, Retired Member

Cycling Through Change

September 02, 2015 - To celebrate his retirement, Cam Kilgour rode his bike 12,000 km through Africa.

Topics Retired Member, Retirement

The Demographic Balancing Act

September 01, 2015 - We need to be able to predict and understand the factors that determine how long each member will collect a pension.

Topics Active Member, Funding, Inflation, Retired Member

Principles put into practice

May 25, 2015 - We seek to balance risk, return and reputation while contributing to the long-term sustainability of the plan. To achieve this, we’ve established a set of responsible investing principles to guide how we analyze environmental, social and governance (ESG) risks.

Topics Active Member, Investments, Retired Member

You asked us... Investments

May 04, 2015 - Check out the answers to some of the top questions you had about our investments following the release of our 2014 results.

Topics Active Member, Annual Meeting, Annual Reporting, Investments, Retired Member

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

Axing your tax bill

April 17, 2015 - Increase the amount of tax we’re deducting from your pension with these five quick steps.

Topics Retired Member, Taxes

Our 2014 results

March 31, 2015 - We had a strong investment performance, which contributed to a preliminary funding surplus, for the second year in a row.

Topics Active Member, Annual Reporting, Retired Member

Six tips for tax time

March 18, 2015 - Our tips from the Canada Revenue Agency inspired us to do a little bit more research into tax credits and deductions that can help you optimize your return.

Topics Retired Member, Taxes

Make your claim! Tips for tax time

March 12, 2015 - We asked the Canada Revenue Agency for three tips to help our retired members optimize their returns.

Topics Retired Member, Retirement, Taxes

What's the deal with your January pension?

January 21, 2015 - You're likely getting back to normal after the bustle of the holiday season, but your January pension statement may have a few more changes in store for you.

Topics Inflation, Retired Member, Taxes