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?

Jul 29, 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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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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COLA to Take Effect Beginning in 2020

Jun 01, 2020
Eligible retirees and beneficiaries will begin receiving a permanent cost-of-living adjustment between August 2020 and July 2021, depending on the month in which their retirement began.
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Be Aware of COVID-19 Related Scams

Apr 27, 2020
If you follow our social media pages, you may have seen some links we’ve been sharing about COVID-19 related scams. In this article we have compiled some of these scam warnings in one place.
Click Here to Read About Common COVID-19 Scams

Attorney General's COVID-19 Scam Alert: Targeting Aging Adults

Apr 15, 2020
Attorney General Gordon J. MacDonald urges all of New Hampshire's aging adults to be aware of and to take steps to protect themselves from scams related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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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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Why It’s Important to Notify NHRS When a Retiree or Beneficiary Dies

Mar 21, 2019
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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Let Us Know How to Reach You

Apr 06, 2017
Be sure to update your contact information (address, phone number, or email) whenever it changes.
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Proudly Displaying Our Mission

Dec 16, 2016
This fall, NHRS re-vamped its Mission, Vision and Values statement. The core commitments didn’t change, but the new version is more concise, memorable, and forward-focused. A poster-size copy signed by the entire staff is now hanging in our reception area.
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Electronic Direct Deposit Now Available for Multiple Accounts

Oct 26, 2016
Pension recipients who take advantage of electronic direct deposit (EDD) now have the option to have their benefit payment deposited in up to three separate bank accounts.
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