MTRB announces retirement planning programs

The Massachusetts Teachers' Retirement Board has announced that the  retirement planning program, The Next Chapter, will be offered in Westfield, Shrewsbury, and Bridgewater.  While The Next Chapter is designed for members who are five to ten years from retirement, it is a valuable program for any member working on a retirement plan. If you decide to attend, you are encouraged  to bring your spouse or companion.  

The Next Chapter program is an all day, comprehensive retirement planning program that has been presented by the MTRB since 1986 in order to help teachers and administrators prepare for retirement. This year professionals will be featured who will address many retirement issues, including:

  • Transitioning to retirement
  • Financial planning
  • Estate planning
  • Social Security and Medicare benefits
  • Your MTRS Benefits

The dates and locations for this spring's seminars are:

WESTFIELD, Saturday, May 3, Westfield State College
SHREWSBURY, Saturday, May 17, UMASS Medical School
BRIDGEWATER, Saturday, June 7, Bridgewater State College

Pre-registration is required for the above programs.  Registration and detailed program information are available online ONLY at  You must register at least 10 days before the program you wish to attend.  Enrollment is limited and registrations will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.