Working After Retirement

Becoming an NHRS retiree doesn't mean you have to stop working entirely, but there are several important rules regarding post-retirement employment that every retiree should be aware of.
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What Have You Been Up to in Retirement?

We asked NHRS retirees what they have been up to since beginning their retirement, and received many submissions from talented and adventurous retirees. We always look forward to receiving new submissions.
See What Your Fellow Retirees Have Been Up To

Pay Dates

NHRS benefit payments are issued on the last business day of the month. Here are the pay dates for 2020-21:

December 31, 2020
January 29, 2021
February 26, 2021
March 31, 2021
April 30, 2021
May 28, 2021
June 30, 2021
July 30, 2021
August 31, 2021
September 30, 2021
October 29, 2021
November 30, 2021
December 31, 2021


In an effort to help provide a well-rounded view of retirement and related issues to our members and retirees, NHRS shares retirement-related articles to our Facebook and Twitter pages, along with articles dealing with financial literacy and protecting yourself against scams. Below are some recent articles that retirees may find useful.

Protecting your privacy online

5 Social Security myths

What you can do to fend off hackers

Self-defense against scams


Retirement Connection Blog

What Have NHRS Retirees Been Up to in Retirement?

Oct 07, 2021
We asked NHRS retirees what they have been up to since beginning their retirement, and received many submissions from talented and adventurous retirees. Check them out!
Read What NHRS Retirees Have Been Doing

Preliminary and Final Benefits for New Retirees

Jul 19, 2021
Upon retirement, retirees receive initial notice confirming their preliminary pension amount. Generally, it takes three to four months for the pension to be finalized. At that time, a second notice is mailed to the retiree, confirming the final pension amount.
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Employment of retirees with NHRS-participating employers

Nov 15, 2020
This annual notice is being provided pursuant to RSA 100-A:7-a, which requires the NHRS to provide annual written notice to retirees regarding the statutory limitations on post-retirement employment with NHRS-participating employers.
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Tips on Enjoying Retirement

Oct 07, 2020
Alright, so you have worked all your life to end up in this position that many desire...retirement. Here are some step-by-step instructions to help you enjoy your retirement.
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The Bigger Picture

NHRS provides a lifetime benefit to eligible members, however, the pension is only one component of a secure retirement. While the retirement system cannot provide individual financial planning advice, we encourage all of our members to take a proactive role in understanding their personal financial needs and preparing for their retirement. This section lists resources on retirement planning and overall financial literacy from governmental, non-profit, media, and public service entities. Check Out These Resources for Retirees 

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