Author Archives: rvarney

01 Nov
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TRTA’s Only Endorsed Benefit Group: Association Member Benefits Advisors

The Texas Retired Teachers Association (TRTA) has been made aware that there are insurance agents contacting retired educators in Texas marketing Medicare supplement plans. In some instances, it may appear as if these messages are originating from TRTA. TRTA has ...

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29 Oct
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TRS Retirees Deserve Better Video: Cost-of-Living Adjustment

The last time TRS retirees received a cost-of-living increase was in 2013—five years ago. It was a three percent cost-of-living increase, capped at $100 per month, and it only went to TRS retirees who retired before September 1st, 2004. If ...

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24 Oct
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TRS Retirees Deserve Better Video: Defined Benefits

The TRS traditional defined benefit plan is the best type of retirement plan for public education retirees. The defined benefit plan is a secure and healthy pension plan. It’s intended to provide a lifetime annuity. It differs from defined contribution plans, 401(k)s, that provide ...

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