Planning for retirement is a big step. Start by downloading a free copy of the RTC’s “What You Want To Know Before You Retire” guide for advice on everything from insurance changes to severance agreements.
Visit the Massachusetts Teachers’ Retirement System page for information on the largest of the Commonwealth’s 104 contributory retirement systems. The site provides information on retirement, disability and survivor benefits.
Visit the PERAC website for Public Employee Retirement information.
There you can read online and download copies of “The Massachusetts Public Employee Retirement Guide,” “Guide to Survivor Benefits for Public Employees,” “Guide to Disability Retirement for Public Employees” and “Retiree Rights and Responsibilities.”
Visit the MassSmart page to find out about the Massachusetts deferred compensation SMART Plan for saving and investing on a tax-deferred basis, along with investment options, access to local representatives and call center support, free financial education and planning tools to help you prepare for retirement.
Visit the Mass Retirees page: Retired State, County and Municipal Employees Association of Massachusetts
Visit the AFT Massachusetts page for information about pending legislation relevant to retirement.