Category Archives: Pensions

31 Jul
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Special Message About TRS Changing Rate of Return Assumption

Dear TRTA Members, The major action by the Board of Trustees to lower their investment rate of return assumption from 8 percent to 7.25 percent will shape our state’s public policy on TRS for years to come. TRTA is grateful ...

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27 Jul
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Teacher Retirement System of Texas Votes 5-4 to Lower Rate of Return Assumption

All eyes turn to next session as pension and health care programs both need higher contribution levels. Executive Summary: TRS lowers rate of return assumption to 7.25 percent. Change to rate of return assumption doesn’t impact current retiree benefits. However, ...

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24 Jul
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TRS Board of Trustees Set to Meet July 26-27, Likely to Adopt Changes to Rate of Return Assumption

Executive Summary: Watch the TRS Board of Trustees Meeting on July 27. TRS Board is likely to reduce rate of return assumption. Texas will need to increase its contribution to TRS to ensure retirees can receive a cost-of-living increase. The ...

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