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Filing for Disability Protection: What You Need to Know
Looking to the Future: Retirement is Within Reach
Stage 3 of a three-part guide to NYSTRS' retirement-readiness services at each stage of a member's career.
Countdown to Retirement
A look at the steps a member should take in the year leading up to retirement.
Video: Retirement Countdown
A tutorial on the tasks members should complete during their last year of employment.
A Seasonable Approach to Retiring
Read about the steps to take in your final school year.
Maximum or an Option: Choosing a Benefit Payment Right for You
An explanation of the benefit payment choices members have at retirement.
Video: Your NYSTRS Benefit Payment: Making the Choice That's Right for You
An overview of the different NYSTRS benefit payment options.
If You Are No Longer Able to Work
A summary of NYSTRS benefits that may be available to members who must stop working due to serious illness or injury. Also watch our video Filing for Disability Protection: What You Need to Know.
General Income Tax Information
A tax fact sheet pertaining to loans, annuity savings funds and death benefits. Also addressed are common withholding questions as they relate to your retirement benefit.
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