Articles about Retirement Benefits that may be useful to Massachusetts retirees.

PERAC: Bill Keefe Succeeds John Parsons

April 12, 2024
New Executive Director For Pension Oversight Agency After a comprehensive search process by the Public Employee Retirement Administration Commission (PERAC ...Read More

Veterans’ Legislation: Special Recognition of Their Military Service:

April 12, 2024
It is no surprise that many of those who have served our country in the armed services seek employment in ...Read More

State Retirement Board Commences Estimated First Payments

April 12, 2024
Perseverance can lead to success. And, that’s particularly true when looking at Association President Frank Valeri’s tenure as ...Read More

Annual PAC Drive Begins

April 2, 2024,
April marks the start of our annual Retired Public Employees Political Action Committee (PAC) drive. While participation in the PAC ...Read More


March 25, 2024
Unicare’s New Name As always, Mass Retirees will be updating members about this major development here, as well ...Read More

Reviewing Covid’s Impact on State Retirees/survivors

March 25, 2024
Increase in Deaths During Pandemic It has been a widespread fact that throughout the COVID pandemic older Americans were the ...Read More

National Retirement Leaders Convene in Washington, DC

March 25, 2024
In late January, our Association participated in the Annual Communications and Legislative Conferences of the National Conference of Public Employee ...Read More

State Board to Begin Estimated First Pension Payment

January 5, 2024
Implementation Targeted for Early 2024 It was reported at the October State Retirement Board meeting that testing for the implementation ...Read More

Important Information Regarding Your SMART Plan Account

November 22, 2023,
Dear SMART Plan Participant: Empower recently experienced a processing issue which inadvertently created an erroneous statement showing your SMART Plan ...Read More