TRS Resource Center: Understanding Your Pension Fund


The TRS has created a new website that helps members better understand their pension fund's function.

The TRS has created a new website that features resources pertaining to the long-term health of the TRS Pension Trust Fund. This includes a video series and related content on the following topics:

  1. How the Health of the Fund is Calculated
  2. How Benefit Enhancements are Paid For
  3. Experience Study & Investment Return Assumption

"The goal of this series is to help educate active TRS members and retirees on concepts and definitions that are commonly encountered at TRS board meetings, legislative committee hearings and other briefings. This effort is part of TRS' mission to continually work to deliver on the promise of retirement security now and for generations to come," - Teacher Retirement System of Texas

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