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Archived Poll Results

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Archived Poll March 2018

Retirement Eligibility

If you were first hired on or before December 31, 2012, when are you eligible to retire?

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Answer%
A: At age 50 with at least 30 years of service credit.-.-%
B: At age 55 with at least five years of service.-.-%
Either A or B. -.-%
Whenever I feel like it.-.-%
Archived Poll February 2018

2016 Highest Member Concern

In a 2016 materiality survey, which of the following was the highest concern among CalSTRS members?

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Answer%
Cybersecurity-.-%
Retirement Preparedness-.-%
Ethics and Compliance-.-%
Zombies-.-%
Archived Poll January 2018

2017 Form 1099-R

When is your 2017 Form 1099-R available online?

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Answer%
January 1, 2018-.-%
January 18, 2018-.-%
January 29, 2018-.-%
February 8, 2018-.-%
Archived Poll December 2017

Monthly Call Volume

The CalSTRS Contact Center receives about how many calls a month?

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Answer%
7,000-.-%
14,000-.-%
21,000-.-%
42,000-.-%
Archived Poll November 2017

Updating Your Contact Information

When was the last time you updated your CalSTRS contact information?

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Answer%
Within the last year-.-%
Within the last 5 years-.-%
Never-.-%
I don’t remember-.-%
Archived Poll May 2017

ESG

In relation to CalSTRS and investing, what does “ESG” stand for?

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Answer%
Economic Stabilization Guarantee-.-%
Environmental, Social and Governance-.-%
Excellent School Grading-.-%
Eggs, Sausage and Granola-.-%
Archived Poll March 2017 - April 2017

403(b) Plan Fees and Expenses

Contribute to a 403(b) plan? Do you know if your current plan contains fees and expenses?

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Answer%
Yes, it contains fees and charges, but I do not know how much.-.-%
Yes, it contains fees and charges, and I know how much.-.-%
No, it does not contain fees and charges.-.-%
I am not sure.-.-%
Archived Poll February 2017

Master Custodian

In the investments industry, what is a master custodian?

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Answer%
A bank.-.-%
The person in charge of cleaning and repairing a building.-.-%
NBA basketball player Brian Cardinal.-.-%
Archived Poll January 2017

LEED

What is LEED?

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Answer%
A tall, grass-like plant.-.-%
A small piece of material with a hole through its center.-.-%
A chemical element with atomic number 82.-.-%
A rating system to evaluate the environmental performance of a building.-.-%
Archived Poll November-December 2016

Food Waste

What percentage of CalSTRS’ food waste was diverted to a “biodigester” in 2015?

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Answer%
100 percent-.-%
94 percent -.-%
87 percent -.-%
73 percent-.-%
Archived Poll August 2016

Supplement Your Retirement Benefit With Pension2

Why is Pension2 a good choice to supplement your CalSTRS retirement benefit?

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Answer%
Complements your CalSTRS retirement benefit.-.-%
Features low fees and expenses.-.-%
Offers tax-advantaged contributions.-.-%
Provides objective advice and planning services at no additional cost.-.-%
All of the above.-.-%
Archived Poll May 2016

Defined Benefit Program vs 401(k) Plan

For 86 percent of CalSTRS members, retirement benefits from the CalSTRS Defined Benefit Program provide a greater, more secure retirement income than compared to a 401(k)-style plan.

True or false?

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Answer%
True-.-%
False-.-%
Archived Poll June 2016

Commitment to Sustainability

How does our commitment to sustainability relate to CalSTRS members?

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Answer%
Stronger, long-term investments deliver profitable returns.-.-%
Quality of life is improved.-.-%
Lower operating costs mean improved member services.-.-%
A more secure retirement.-.-%
All of the above.-.-%
Archived Poll March 2016

Retirement Planning Age

How old should I be before starting to plan for retirement?

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Answer%
23-30-.-%
31-45-.-%
46-54-.-%
55+-.-%