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Indiana Public Retirement System

Indiana Public Retirement System

Indiana Public Retirement System (INPRS) > My Fund > Public Employees > PERF ASA Only Plan FAQs > Are my retirement benefits safe? Are my retirement benefits safe?

Your PERF benefits are guaranteed by the full faith and credit of the state of Indiana.

Speculation about Social Security, problems with the pension plans of now-bankrupt private companies, and changes in tax policies and in elected officials can create a climate of uncertainty about the future, including your Public Employees’ Retirement Fund benefits.

Contributions made by you or your employer to your Annuity Savings Account are invested according to your investment direction so that you have the opportunity to “grow” your retirement funds. Other self-directed investment options cannot offer a guarantee of return. The options reflect the performance of diversified portfolios. Managers who oversee investments for PERF are carefully chosen for experience, integrity, and performance. A complete list of the managers currently managing PERF assets is available in the investment section of this site.