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Old 11-09-2018, 11:31 AM   #50
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Originally Posted by Lakeboater View Post
What makes you say that the NH retirement system is less generous that the MA system? Pretty sure, from talking to both, you have that backwards. I used to think the same thing.
My teacher family and friends who teach in NH seem to have to work longer for less of a pension than family and friends who work as teachers in Mass and RI. I know RI is extremely generous, you can retire at 60% after 28 years (prior to pension reform). My father-in-law retired after 35 years from Mass and collects about $35,000 per year. In talking to NH teachers, their pay is less than Mass and RI, so as a result the pensions are lower.
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