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CalSTRS Pension2 is CalSTRS’ voluntary defined contribution plan. Pension2 offers the opportunity to invest through tax-advantaged payroll deductions in low cost, flexible 403(b), Roth 403(b) and 457(b) plans for additional retirement savings.

CalSTRS Pension2:

  • Complements your CalSTRS retirement benefit.
  • Features low fees and expenses, so more of your money works for you.
  • Offers tax-advantaged contributions and a variety of investment plans.
  • Provides objective advice and planning services at no additional cost.

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Quarterly performance

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Investment funds

The CalSTRS Pension2 Advisory Committee selects each of the core funds to ensure the highest quality investment choices. The funds are continuously monitored to ensure that they meet the performance standards of CalSTRS and any fund that does not will be placed on the investment watch list. If the fund continues to underperform, a new fund will be selected as a replacement.

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Informational videos

Informational videos

Videos designed to help you understand your retirement goals and how Pension2 can become an intricate part of reaching those goals.

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Your savings calculator: The power of time and money

Your CalSTRS retirement benefit will replace, on average, about 54 percent of your current salary. Need more for retirement? Check out our “Why Wait” and “What If” calculators and see what a difference a few years can make.

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Watch list

The CalSTRS Pension2 watch list details which of our current investment options we are concerned with and watching closely. Options placed on the list may, based on our monitoring criteria, later be removed from the watch list or removed/replaced from our available investment options.

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Request for Pension2 information

Complete this online form to request more detailed information about CalSTRS Pension2®, the supplemental investment program.

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