My defined benefit pension plan ensures that I will have predictable and comfortable income when I retire.
A defined benefit pension means that my pension amount will be guaranteed by a formula, not by how strong the economy happens to be when I retire. I will have a secure and stable income from my retirement day through to the rest of my life.
- Defined benefit pensions manage market fluctuations now, not when I’m retired.
- The risks of the plan are shared jointly by teachers and the Government of Alberta.
Myth: You’re going to be getting one of those gold-plated government pensions.
Fact: A teacher with 30 years of service will receive a pension of approximately half of their preretirement income.
View the My Pension My Investment Slideshow.
Your pension is your future
, September 23, 2014)
Getting past pension envy
, October 7, 2014)
There's no such thing as free COLA
, October 21, 2014)
Your pension plan is a great investment
, November 18, 2014)
A fine balance
, December 2, 2014)
Your pension plan provides value and security
, January 13, 2015)
Teachers earn their pension
, February 10, 2015)
True value: Your pension is part of your pay
March 10, 2015)
Your Alberta Teachers' Pension Plan is a secure investment
, April 7, 2015)