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Toolkit for Retirement

A Toolkit for Protecting Your Retirement

Protecting the Retirement Security of NEA Members: A Toolkit is a step-by-step guide to help you understand and prepare for the battle against defined benefit pension plans. Find out if you're at risk and learn what you can do to protect your financial future.

The toolkit is presented here in eight PDF files. You must have the free Acrobat Reader to view these files.

  1. Primer (627 KB, 19 pgs.): Describes the advantages of defined benefit (DB) pension plans and the weaknesses of defined contribution (DC) plans; the threats to DB plans; and the experiences of states that have adopted DC plans or have proposed legislation to do so.
  2. Glossary (66 KB, 3 pgs.) of pension terms.
  3. Questions for Investment Managers (42 KB, 1 pg.): What you should ask.

Contact the NEA-Retired Office for copies of the following:

  • NEA-Retired Member Benefits Brochure: Check out benefits exclusively for NEA-Retired members.
  • NEA-Retired Program: Find out how retired educators help protect the benefits and services that took a lifetime to obtain.