Retirement Connection Blog

News and notes for NHRS retirees and beneficiaries

This page contains items in the current retiree newsletter, along with timely items from prior newsletters. (Sometimes, you might even see some items slated for upcoming newsletters that we want to share early.)

What Have NHRS Retirees Been Up to in Retirement?

Jun 23, 2022
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!
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Financial Literacy and Retirement Resources

Apr 08, 2022
The retirement system provides a lifetime benefit to eligible members, however, the pension is only one component of a secure retirement.
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New Recorded Presentation Looks at NHRS’ Past, Present and Future

Apr 08, 2022
Presentation walks through some significant events in the history of NHRS and explains how many decisions made long ago continue to resonate.
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Use 2021 W-4P to Update Federal Income Tax Withholding

Mar 24, 2022
Notices will be mailed to pension recipients in January reminding them of their right to change their federal income tax withholding by submitting a new IRS Form W4-P if they choose to do so. Note: Changing your withholding is not mandatory.
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'NHRS 101' online presentation

Mar 24, 2022
NHRS has posted a narrated PowerPoint presentation, “NHRS 101,” which is intended to serve as a broad, factual overview of the retirement system.
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Federal Tax Information

Jan 19, 2022
NHRS is providing this general information as a courtesy to our retirees. If you have additional tax questions, you should consult with the IRS or your tax advisor. The retirement system cannot provide advice regarding federal income tax issues.
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Contact Center Marks 1st Anniversary

Dec 20, 2021
In December, the NHRS Contact Center celebrated its first anniversary.
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Employment of Retirees with NHRS-Participating Employers

Nov 04, 2021
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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Why It’s Important to Notify NHRS When a Retiree or Beneficiary Dies

Nov 04, 2021
It is important for a survivor of a pension recipient to notify NHRS when a retiree or a beneficiary dies. Such notification ensures that NHRS appropriately adjusts the monthly benefit or pays any remaining undistributed member contributions to the designated beneficiary(ies).
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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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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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Access Your Account Information Online

Oct 07, 2020
Keeping track of your personal benefit information has never been easier thanks to My Account, the retirement system’s secure online portal where users can access their personal account information from any computer, tablet, or smart phone.
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Resources on Financial Literacy

Jan 07, 2020
The retirement system provides a lifetime benefit to eligible members, however, the pension is only one component of a secure retirement.
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Has Your Name or Address Changed?

Jun 24, 2019
Be sure to update your contact information (address, phone number, or email) whenever it changes.
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Six Things Every New Retiree Should Know

Jun 24, 2019
When you retire the amount of information can be overwhelming! To help you focus on the important stuff…We have taken the most popular questions we receive from retirees and created a short presentation.
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