CalSTRS Outlook

Making Sense of the Headlines
Volume 4, No. 8

CalSTRS Outlook is an email summary of the latest news releases and other items of interest related to CalSTRS benefits and services.

General Information

Study: CalSTRS Benefit Payments Boost California’s Economy

A new economic impact study finds that CalSTRS benefit payments are a substantial economic driver in California, generating $11 billion in economic activity, supporting more than 92,000 jobs and creating about $1.2 billion in tax payments to state and local governments through income, sales and corporate profit taxes.

General Information

Retirement Progress Reports Now Available on myCalSTRS

Your Retirement Progress Report provides a personalized overview of your CalSTRS benefits and contains detailed information and resources for planning your financial future. Access your report now through your myCalSTRS account. 

News release Ricardo Duran

CalSTRS 2013 Proxy Season Advances Majority Voting Standard
Focus on small cap companies proves to be the right move.

WEST SACRAMENTO, CA – The California State Teachers’ Retirement System (CalSTRS) announced overwhelming corporate governance success during the 2013 proxy season, as 77 of the 82 companies engaged adopted a majority vote standard in corporate board elections.

Archived Poll

CalSTRS Poll: Are you familiar with CalSTRS Pension2?

Pension2 is a voluntary defined contribution plan designed to complement your CalSTRS retirement benefit. It offers an opportunity for members to invest in low-cost, 403(b), Roth 403(b) and 457(b) plans.