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Deferral of Benefits

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

I am no longer teaching in the State of Connecticut.  When should I begin collecting my retirement benefit?

We recommend that you begin collecting your retirement benefit as soon as you are eligible to receive your benefit.  There are occasions where a terminal leave of absence may be advisable. You should obtain the Deferring the Payment of Benefits/Terminal Leave Bulletin (PDF 15KB) for more information.