This chart illustrates how saving and investing for state retiree health benefits can save billions of dollars over time. The dotted line represents costs under the state’s current pay-as-you-go system. The solid line shows what happens when extra money set aside in a trust fund grows through investments and then is applied to retiree health benefits in about 30 years.
This chart illustrates how saving and investing for state retiree health benefits can save billions of dollars over time. The dotted line represents costs under the state’s current pay-as-you-go system. The solid line shows what happens when extra money set aside in a trust fund grows through investments and then is applied to retiree health benefits in about 30 years. Revised budget proposal, May 2015 Department of Finance
This chart illustrates how saving and investing for state retiree health benefits can save billions of dollars over time. The dotted line represents costs under the state’s current pay-as-you-go system. The solid line shows what happens when extra money set aside in a trust fund grows through investments and then is applied to retiree health benefits in about 30 years. Revised budget proposal, May 2015 Department of Finance

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September 14, 2015 3:01 PM

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