TRA is the defined-benefit pension plan for Minnesota educators.
We’ve got you covered for life.
The early career teacher
When you’re in your 20s and early 30s, retirement might seem far off. But it’s never too early to work toward your long-term financial goals.
The Mid-Career Professional
With years of experience now behind you, here’s what you need to know in your 30s and 40s about your TRA benefits and retirement planning.
After age 55 is a great time to meet with us to review your benefit estimate, learn more about TRA, and decide on your retirement timetable.
The retired Educator
Now that you’ve graduated to a new life stage, learn about cost-of-living increases, taxes, and more as you pursue your retirement dreams.
NEWS FROM TRA
COVID-related TRA withdrawals are not permitted in Minnesota. The federal CARES Act permits retirement plans to allow members to make COVID-19 related withdrawals before Dec. 31, 2020. These withdrawals are repayable over…
Read all about the latest news concerning your pension plan in the TRIB newsletter. The TRA Information Bulletin (“TRIB”) is published three times a year—October, January, June—and is the official newsletter of…
A power of attorney is your written authorization appointing someone to handle your property or financial matters if you become unable to manage your own finances. TRA will accept valid powers of…
“To me, it's all about the retirement security of TRA members and preserving the pension plan for our retirees, our hard-working educators, our young teachers and those who join Minnesota's education workforce in the future."
"Go to a TRA office and learn your options.
This brings clarity to your financial profile."