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Read current NYSTRS news here and refer to the archive of featured articles.

Welcome to Our New Site!
NYSTRS.org has a fresh new look and improved navigation! The result: A website where the information and tools you want are more accessible than ever.
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2015-16 COLA Increase Calculated
Eligible retirees receiving a monthly NYSTRS benefit will receive a 1.0% cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) beginning with their September 2015 payment.
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Prior Service and Your Pension
Do you have prior New York State public service? If yes, purchasing it can have a positive impact on your pension.
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Has Your Retirement Countdown Begun?
If you're contemplating retirement when the school year ends, be sure to review the NYSTRS publication Countdown to Retirement.
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Your Pension a 'Better Bang for the Buck'
Pension plans like the one administered by NYSTRS are a far more cost-efficient means of providing retirement income compared to individual defined contribution accounts, according to a study conducted by the National Institute on Retirement Security (NIRS).
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Benefiting Teachers and the Economy
Did you know the pension benefits paid by NYSTRS are critical to New York's economy?
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Time to Elect Delegates
The 2015 Annual Meeting is scheduled for Sunday, Nov. 1 and Monday, Nov. 2 at the Saratoga Springs City Center. More information is available on the Delegates page.
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1099s Get New Look
The 1099-R tax statement NYSTRS provides each year to those receiving a System benefit has a new look.
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New Online Convenience for Retirees
Good news, retired MyNYSTRS users! You can now change your direct deposit information online.
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NYSTRS to Host MWBE Conference Feb. 12
NYSTRS will host its fifth annual MWBE Investments and Professional Services Conference on Thursday, February 12.
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