PSRS & PEERS

PSRS / PEERS – What is it? How do I benefit?

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PSRS – Public School Retirement System of Missouri PEERS – The Public Education Employee Retirement System of Missouri  The questions roll in as educators begin to explore and understand our Missouri retirement system.  (By the way, we have one of the BEST retirement plans in the country.  It is definitely worth getting to know.) Did […]

PSRS & PEERS

MISSOURI PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHERS and SOCIAL SECURITY THE WEP — The Problem, The Rationale, The Formula, The Reality

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The Problem Missouri Public School Teachers who are in the PSRS generally DO NOT pay into Social Security. But many educators also have worked other jobs where they DID pay into Social Security. Many therefore DO qualify for Social Security benefits. However, Social Security has rules for those who receive both a pension where they […]