Active Member

Retiring at the end of 2016?

November 24, 2016 - Take these four steps so we can pay your pension

Topics Active Member, Personalized Service, Retirement

Tips for rookie teachers

September 29, 2016 - Information to help start your teaching career

Topics Active Member, Early Career Teacher, Personalized Service

Leap years and your pension

February 29, 2016 - 2016 is a leap year. What does the extra work day mean for your pension?

Topics Active Member, Contributions

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

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

Surprising beneficiary designation

October 08, 2015 - Designating a beneficiary is not a set-it-and-forget-it task.

Topics Active Member, Beneficiary, Survivor Benefits

Growing our Facebook community

September 25, 2015 - We hit 10,000 likes of our Facebook/myOTPP page.

Topics Active Member, Retired Member

New kid in school

September 17, 2015 - We know retirement isn't around the corner for you, but we're here throughout your career to help you maximize what will likely become your largest financial asset.

Topics Active Member, Early Career Teacher, Plan Membership

Don't skip a beat

August 04, 2015 - When you're still searching for a full-time, permanent position starting a family can seem like a gamble.

Topics Active Member, Buybacks

Stepping stones of occasional teaching

May 22, 2015 - Two years ago we met Sedannia D'Amico, an occasional teacher working day-to-day. We caught up with her to see how her career has unfolded and how her pension has affected the decisions she's made along the way.

Topics Active Member, Early Career Teacher

Engagement, not divestment, key to dealing with climate change

May 22, 2015 - Pension plans and institutional investors are being called on to divest from organizations that have significant exposure to climate change risks, in particular, fossil fuel companies.

Topics Active Member, Annual Meeting, Investments, Retired Member

Little leaves, big impact

April 02, 2015 - Sometimes people forget about short unpaid leaves until it's time to apply for their pension.

Topics Active Member, Buybacks, Retirement

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

Taking the guesswork out of selecting a survivor pension

March 11, 2015 - Are you getting set to apply for your pension online? During the process you’ll be asked to select a survivor pension level. To make it easier for you, here’s what to expect.

Topics Active Member, Late Career Teacher, Retirement, Survivor Benefits

Celebrating 25 years

February 09, 2015 - This year marks 25 years since the Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan evolved from the Teachers' Superannuation Commission.

Topics Active Member, Plan Membership, Retired Member

Getting ready to retire

February 06, 2015 - After 37 years as a French teacher with the Toronto District School Board, Vicki retired last summer along with more than 2,850 other teachers across Ontario.

Topic: Active Member

Getting ready to retire: my total financial picture

February 05, 2015 - This is part two of a four part video series exploring one member's retirement experience.

Topics Active Member, Late Career Teacher, Retirement

Getting ready to retire: my pension security

February 05, 2015 - This is part four of a four part video series exploring one member's retirement experience.

Topics Active Member, Late Career Teacher, Retirement

It's an app!

February 03, 2015 - BabySteps is our third mobile app and our first secure app, enabling you to sign in with your Teachers' account to view your maternity buyback activity.

Topics Active Member, Buybacks, Children

Plan on buying back a leave from 2014? The tax deadline is approaching

February 02, 2015 - Were you on a leave that ended in 2014? Hear about the important decision you have to make by April 30, 2015.

Topics Active Member, Buybacks