In 2021, NYSLRS members showed a keen interest in posts that helped them learn more about their retirement benefits. In case you missed them, or just want to take another look, here are some of our most popular blog posts from the past year.
- Tier 6 Benefits – A Closer Look
Nearly half of all NYSLRS members belong to the Employees’ Retirement System (ERS) Tier 6. Here is a look at how their pensions will be calculated.
- Retirement Online Makes Applying for Retirement Fast, Easy
Many members have discovered the convenience of filing for a service retirement benefit online. You won’t need to have anything notarized and you can skip a trip to the post office.
- Tier 3 & 4 Members: When Is The Right Time To Retire?
Many Tier 3 and 4 members are close to retirement. But their pension amount will depend on several factors, including when they retire. Here is some information to help you get the timing right.
- The Police and Fire Retirement System
The Police and Fire Retirement System (PFRS) is the smaller of the two NYSLRS retirement systems. The vast majority of PFRS members are in special retirement plans that allow for retirement after 20 or 25 years of service.
- What is a Defined Benefit Plan?
As a NYSLRS member, you are part of a defined benefit plan. But what does that mean and how will it affect your retirement?
Thank you for following New York Retirement News. We look forward to providing you with more information about your NYSLRS benefits and other retirement topics throughout 2022.