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I have a question and would appreciate any information.
Does CO have a policy that prohibits receiving both a
pension from your school district and social security? I
am from CO and thinking about moving back.I became a
teacher 3 years ago in Las Vegas after being a waitress
for 30 years. I didn't do my homework and found that if I
take retirement from the district they will reduce the
meager sum I receive from S.S. This is dishearting, Is CO
the same? Thanks for the info.
Bradley /blockquote>

On 10/14/07, Hope wrote:
> I have a question and would appreciate any information.
> Does CO have a policy that prohibits receiving both a
> pension from your school district and social security? I
> am from CO and thinking about moving back.I became a
> teacher 3 years ago in Las Vegas af...See More
Oct 14, 2007
Dog has bad ears /blockquote>

Hi Hope,
Bradley is correct in that IF you have your 40 quarters in to
Social Security, you qualify for Soc Sec BUT it will be
reduced if you get PERA (Colorado Teacher Retirement). I just
met with Soc Sec to ask this very question. I am almost at 40
quarters. At my recent meeting, it was suggested to me...See More
Nov 6, 2007
Hope /blockquote>

Thank you for the confirmation regarding retirement. It's a
crying shame that the politicans, CEO's etc. get big $$$$ but we
are cheated out of the little bit we deserve. I was a waitress
for 30 years before teaching and worked hard for the little SS I
would get. I think the laws need to be changed. Thanks a...See More
Nov 18, 2007


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