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NCPERS Publications

NCPERS publications help provide its members and the public pension community with the latest information on the issues impacting the industry. These publications are exclusively available to NCPERS members (login required). If you are a member and need assistance logging in, please contact

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A quarterly educational journal, PERSist features articles from NCPERS members. Covering topics ranging from pension administration to the latest market trends, PERSist is a must-read publication for public pension trustees and staff.

The Monitor

This monthly publication highlights legislative and regulatory issues impacting public pensions. Members receive updates from NCPERS Executive Director, insights into broader industry trends, local news about issues impacting public pensions, and more. 

NCPERS Retirement Security SmartBrief

Produced in partnership with SmartBrief, NCPERS Retirement Security SmartBrief is a weekly newsletter dedicated to bringing you the latest news about the public pension industry and updates on issues that impact our financial wellbeing in retirement. With a unique focus on the key trends affecting the public pension fund industry, this publications will provide you with a curated selection of top stories so you stay informed on the news, ideas and insights impacting retirement security. Subscribe for free.

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Distributed to members every Monday, NCPERS Weekly NewsClips features need-to-know news impacting the public pension community. NewsClips includes both national and local news, updates from NCPERS, and opinions from industry leaders. Sign up here.