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Pension Education Toolkit – Facts & Research

Public pensions remain a hot topic in the news, so NYSTRS developed the Pension Education Toolkit to help deepen your understanding of how pensions are funded and how they impact the economy.

On this page you will find links to the latest facts, figures and research. Select "Library" for additional information.

Pensions and Retirement Security 2013

Pensions and Retirement Security 2013 – This report from the National Institute on Retirement Security, subtitled "A Roadmap For Policy Makers," shows overwhelming support nationally for guaranteed pensions.

State and Local Pension Costs

State and Local Pension Costs – The study by the Center For Retirement Research at Boston College concluded most states - including New York - made effective, measured changes to retirement plans in recent years

Public Pension Pop Quiz

Public Pension Pop Quiz – Test your pension knowledge with this short 10-question quiz. The answers may surprise you!

Video: The Blueprint: Building a Secure Retirement for Members While Fortifying New York's Economy

Video: The Blueprint: Building a Secure Retirement for Members While Fortifying New York's Economy