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Our Pension Assumptions Are Fine — Letters to the Editor - WSJ.com

Your Nov. 23 editorial “Illinois the ‘Unfixable'” doesn’t provide your readers with an accurate view of investments made by the Illinois Teachers’ Retirement System.

You note that the TRS investment return in fiscal year 2012, 0.76%, failed to reach our assumed return rate of 8% in that year. 95 more words

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Was TRS’s Ingram telling a lie then? Or now? > Fred Klonsky

Richard Ingram has been Teacher Retirement System Executive Director for a year.

For a year he has communicated to TRS members that the system was solvent and that the issue of reducing benefits was not on the table. 1,856 more words

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TRS members. Do you agree with Executive Director Ingram? Let TRS Directors know. « Fred Klonsky

Recently Richard Ingram, the Executive Director of the Illinois Teacher Retirement System was quoted as saying that retiree benefits might need to be cut and that the system faced insolvency by 2029. 300 more words

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Illinois Teacher Pensions Could be Cut

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (IRN) – After paying into the pension system throughout their careers, Illinois’ retired teachers are afraid the payout will come up short.

Joe Eble, a retired teacher who taught in Cahokia, says he tries not to worry about the news that the director of the Teachers Retirement System wants to cut benefits for retirees such as himself. 148 more words


Illinois Teachers’ Pension Troubles

It’s important to note that this fund do NOT include CPS teachers.

Illinois public school teachers and retirees could have reason to worry about the kinds of pension checks they will be getting down the line.  

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