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As an educator, you've devoted your career to helping students.

You deserve a secure retirement—to relax, travel, and spend time with family without worrying about money. Unfortunately, details about how retirement benefits for teachers work are about as clear as mud, and most state-run systems have substantial financial problems. We built this tool to clear up the confusion—and help you to secure your future retirement by learning more about how these systems work and how their problems can be addressed.

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Pension basics

Learn the basics of how your pension works so you can be prepared for your family's financial future.
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Who We Are

Equable is a bipartisan nonprofit organization that works to facilitate retirement plan sustainability and income security throughout the country. Through rigorous research and analysis, Equable unlocks creative solutions to tough retirement plan problems.

Equable has teamed up with groups of teachers and education advocates across the country to ensure the long-term sustainability of teacher pension funds and to support efforts to ensure all public-sector workers have a path to a secure retirement. Together, we can spark the actions needed to make the promise of retirement security a reality for all educators.