FPPA Publications


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2017 Volume One

  • FPPA Receives Timberline Award by Rocky Mountain Performance Excellence
  • Announcing an Additional FPPA Website Dedicated to Affiliations
  • Employer Survey Results
  • Upcoming FPPA Events: 2017 FPPA Employer Summit - Sept 7
  • FPPA Legislation 2017
  • Updates to the Member Account Portal
  • Get in Touch! Keep in Touch!

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2016

  • Member Survey
  • Annual Report Highlights
  • FPPA Board of Directors
  • Annual Rates by Plan Announced
  • GFOA Award
  • FPPA Receives Rocky Mountain Performance Excellence High Plains Award
  • FPPA Governing Documents
  • Employer Seminar
  • Upcoming Changes to FPPA Benefit Mailings
  • Retirement Estimate Calculator

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2015

  • FPPA Celebrates 35 Years
  • Annual Report Highlights
  • FPPA Board of Directors
  • Top 3 Reasons to Save with
  • FPPA’s 457 Deferred Compensation Plan
  • Annual Rates by Plan Announced
  • 2015 State of FPPA: Looking Ahead
  • FPPA Retiree Insurance Reminders
  • FPPA Governing Documents
  • Top Ways to Secure Your Pension Information
  • Who’s Your Beneficiary Now?

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2014

  • From The Desk of Dan Slack
  • Comprehensive Annual Financial Report Highlights
  • Board of Directors
  • FPPA Rules & Regulations
  • Annual Rates Announced
  • Retiree Insurance
  • Legislation News
  • Who's Your Beneficiary Now?

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2013

  • FPPA Thanks Our Members
  • From The Desk of Dan Slack
  • Upcoming Election
  • Audit, Annual & Actuarial Reports Available
  • FPPA Rules & Regulations
  • Annual Rates Announced
  • Comprehensive Annual Financial Report Highlights
  • Election Central Web Site
  • Election Regional Meetings Scheduled
  • FPPA Board of Directors
  • FPPA Defined Benefit System
  • GASB Information
  • GFOA Awarded to FPPA
  • Legislative News
  • Email or Regular Mail

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2012

  • From The Desk Of Dan Slack FPPA CEO - "Upcoming Member Election"
  • Legislative News
  • In Memory of Randy Atkinson
  • FPPA Defined Benefit System Update
  • Annual Rates Announced
  • Comprehensive Annual Financial Report Highlights
  • 2011 Annual Report Available
  • FPPA Rules & Regulations
  • FPPA Pension Check Goes Electronic
  • Email or Regular Mail - You Get to Choose

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2011

  • NOW OPEN! FPPA Member Account Portal (MAP)
  • From The Desk Of Dan Slack FPPA CEO
  • FPPA Defined Benefit System Update
  • Audit Reports & Actuarial Valuations
  • Legislative News
  • FPPA Board of Directors
  • Changes to Deposit Advices
  • Annual Rates Announced
  • Comprehensive Annual Financial Report Highlights
  • 2010 Annual Report Available
  • FPPA Rules & Regulations
  • Member APB
  • FPPA Seminar
  • GFOA Award Given to FPPA

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2010

  • From The Desk of Dan Slack FPPA CEO
  • Prescription Card Now Available
  • Audit Reports & Actuarial Valuations
  • FPPA Rules & Regulations
  • FPPA Employee of the Year
  • Legislative News
  • Annual Rates Announced
  • Comprehensive Annual Financial Report Highlights
  • 2009 Annual Report Available
  • Member APB
  • FPPA Board of Directors

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2009

  • From The Desk of Dan Slack FPPA CEO
  • New 3rd Party Insurance Programs Named for HELPS
  • Legislative News
  • Annual Rates Announced
  • Comprehensive Annual Financial Report Highlights
  • 2008 Annual Report Available
  • FPPA Board of Directors
  • FPPA Total Assets & Investment Returns
  • Find FPPA Information ONLY From FPPA

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2008 Volume Three

  • Weathering The Storm
  • CEO Bill Morris Retires from FPPA After 28 Years of Service
  • Dan Slack Accepts CEO Position
  • New 3rd Party Insurance Programs Named for HELPS
  • Member APB
  • Legislative News
  • GFOA Award Given to FPPA
  • 2009 Annual Contribution Limits
  • New Statewide Standard Health History Form Now Available
  • FPPA Rules & Regulations Public Hearing
  • FPPA Total Assets & Investment Returns
  • Newsletter News
  • 1099-R Forms

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2008 Volume Two

  • The Board of Directors
  • Find FPPA Information - Only From FPPA
  • Annual Rates Announced
  • Member APB
  • Make Sure We Can Always Find You!
  • Legislative News
  • Comprehensive Annual Financial Report Highlights
  • 2007 Report Available
  • FPPA Rules & Regulations Annual Public Hearing
  • FPPA Total Assets
  • FPPA Investment Returns
  • Upcoming Seminar

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2008 Volume One

  • Long Term Care Insurance
  • FPPA Achieves Historical Recovery Settlement
  • Legislative News
  • Statewide Hybrid Plan Update
  • Who's Your Beneficiary Now?
  • Employer Contributions
  • GFOA Award
  • FPPA Reaches Settlement With Qwest
  • Employer Handbook Available
  • FPPA Honors The Memory of Two Former Board Members
  • 1099-R Forms Mailed
  • New Annual Contribution Limits
  • Tax Time Help With HELPS
  • FPPA Rules & Regulations
  • FPPA Total Assets & Returns
  • Upcoming Seminar

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2007 Volume Three

  • Pension Protection Act of 2006
  • EMPLOYERS: Announcing A New Contribution Reporting Format
  • Annual Rates Announced
  • Comprehensive Annual Financial Report Highlights
  • Chief Investment Officer Named
  • FPPA Total Assets
  • FPPA Investment Returns
  • Upcoming Seminar

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2007 Volume Two

  • Pension Protection Act of 2006
  • FPPA Rules & Regulations Annual Public Hearing
  • FPPA Total Assets
  • FPPA Investment Returns
  • The Colorado Legislature Adopts Sudan Divestment Legislation
  • Member Search
  • Who’s Your Beneficiary Now?
  • FPPA Audit Report Available
  • Legislative Update
  • Retirement 411
  • FPPA Board of Directors
  • Chief Benefits Officer Named
  • Members APB

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2007 Volume One

  • Pension Protection Act of 2006
  • Death & Disability Contribution Rate
  • Welcome Colorado Springs!
  • FPPA Total Assets & Investment Returns
  • 2007 Annual Contribution Limits
  • Retirement 411 - Part 3 of a 4 Part Series
  • Statewide Health Care Defined Benefit Plan Update
  • FPPA Rules & Regulations Annual Public Hearing
  • Legislative Update
  • Get FPPA Information From FPPA
  • GFOA Award
  • Upcoming Seminar

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2006 Summer

  • Ruth Ryerson Steps Down As CEO
  • Bill Morris Named FPPA’s Chief Executive Officer
  • Retirement 411 - Part 2 of a 4 Part Series
  • Cost of Living Adjustments
  • D&D Contribution Rate
  • FPPA Total Assets & Investment Returns
  • Comprehensive Annual Financial Report Highlights
  • GFOA Award Given to FPPA
  • DROP Options After Retirement
  • SRA Rates Announced
  • New Long Term Care Insurance Discount for FPPA Members
  • Statewide Hybrid Plan Update
  • Upcoming Seminar

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2006 Spring

  • Retirement 411 - Part 1 of a 4 Part Series
  • Direct Deposit
  • Member Search
  • FPPA Honors The Memory Of Two Former Board Members
  • Legislative News
  • FPPA Investment Returns
  • Meet Your Retirement Goals
  • Meet With Fidelity In Person
  • Optional Retiree Insurance Programs
  • Upcoming Seminar

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2006 Winter

  • Statewide Health Care Defined Benefit Plan Update
  • Diversification Lifts Return On Member’s Benefit Fund
  • SRA Announced
  • D&D Contribution Rate
  • FPPA Board Of Directors
  • New Chief Benefits Officer Named
  • Legislative News
  • Cost Of Living Adjustments
  • Smart Investing
  • New Annual Contributions Limits
  • FPPA Investment Returns
  • Upcoming Seminar

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2005 Summer

  • Legislative News
  • Statewide Health Care Vote Passed
  • Employer Handbook Available
  • Legislative Update / And Thanks to Our Legislative Sponsors
  • Picking Your Retirement Date
  • Comprehensive Annual Financial Report Highlights
  • GFOA Award Given to FPPA
  • Make Sure Your Income Lasts A Lifetime
  • Statewide Hybrid Plan Update
  • FPPA Investment Returns
  • Upcoming Seminar

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2005 Spring

  • Statewide Election Now Underway!
  • 1099-R Forms
  • SSA-1945 Form
  • Member Search
  • Optional Retiree Insurance Benefit Programs
  • FPPA Investment Returns
  • New Form For Beneficiary Designation
  • Tools & Resources From Fidelity
  • New Annual Contribution Limits
  • Volunteer Fire Pension Funds
  • Upcoming Seminar

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2004 Fall

  • Statewide Election Results!
  • Statewide Hybrid Plan Update
  • FPPA Rules & Regulations Annual Public Hearing
  • Cost Of Living Adjustments
  • Death & Disability Contribution Rate
  • FPPA Investment Returns
  • FPPA Supports Government’s Efforts To Identify Companies Supporting Terrorism
  • Comprehensive Annual Report Highlights
  • SRA Announced
  • New Form For Beneficiary Designation

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2004 Spring

  • Statewide Election Now Underway!
  • FPPA Board Approves The Statewide Hybrid Plan
  • Member Search
  • FPPA Investment Returns
  • 2003 FPPA Comparative Investment Performance
  • Leaving DROP?
  • AFLAC Insurance Supplemental Benefits
  • 2003 Legislative Audit Outcome
  • Tap Into Your Future!
  • Employer Summits Announced

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2003 Fall/Winter

  • Statewide Election Planned For Spring 2004
  • FPPA Continues To Monitor Mutual Fund Watch List
  • SRA Rate Announced
  • Definition of “Member” Expanded
  • PSOB Update
  • D&D Contribution Rate
  • 1099-R Forms
  • Investment Returns
  • Cost of Living Adjustment
  • FPPA Retiree Insurance Options
  • FPPA Rules Adopted
  • FPPA Board of Directors

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2003 Summer

  • Goal Setting
  • FPPA Retiree Insurance Options
  • Statewide Death & Disability Eligibility Verification
  • FPPA Web Site News
  • Comprehensive Annual Financial Report Highlights
  • Member Search
  • Retirement Planning Made Easier
  • Volunteer Fire Pension Funds
  • Investment Returns
  • Upcoming Seminars
  • Members APB

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2003 Spring

  • Investing During Or After Wartime
  • Members On Leave Of Absence Including Military Leave
  • DROP Distribution Deadline After Retirement
  • State Matching Funds To Volunteer Fire Pension Funds
  • Legislative Update
  • Investment Returns
  • Upcoming Seminars
  • Direct Deposit

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2003 Winter

  • Review Your Investment Plan
  • Member Search
  • FPPA Expands Purchasing Service Credit Program
  • New Annual Contribution Limits
  • Statewide Death & Disability Plan Contribution Rate
  • FPPA Enhances The Investment Fund Lineup
  • Investment Returns
  • Supplemental Insurance Available With The Gemini Group
  • State Matching Funds
  • Legislative Update
  • Upcoming Seminars
  • GFOA Award Given To FPPA

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2002 Fall

  • Investment Update
  • FPPA Rules Adopted
  • Cost Of Living Adjustments
  • Fidelity Investments
  • SRA Rate Announced
  • Social Security Offsets You Should Know About
  • Statewide Death & Disability Plan Contribution Rate
  • Investment Returns
  • Retiree News
  • Legislative Update
  • FPPA Board Of Directors

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2002 Summer

  • Investment Update
  • Election Results Announced
  • FPPA Web Site News
  • FPPA Amends Plans EGTRRA Changes
  • Newly Enhanced Services With Fidelity Investments
  • Retiree News
  • Legislative Update
  • Investment Returns
  • Comprehensive Annual Financial Report Highlights
  • Retiree Insurance
  • Upcoming Seminars

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2002 Spring

  • Election Now Underway
  • Investment Update
  • Volunteer Firefighters Increased Benefit
  • Social Security Exclusion Update
  • New Board Member Announced
  • Simplified Retirement Investing
  • Dental Insurance Available For Retirees
  • Information About DRO
  • Upcoming Seminars
  • Member Handbook Available
  • Investment Returns
  • FPPA Web Site News

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2002 Winter

  • Investment Update
  • New Hire Election
  • Upcoming Seminar
  • Member Handbook
  • Leaves of Absence
  • Economic Growth & Tax Relief Reconciliation Act
  • Retiree News
  • Investment Returns
  • Retiree Health Insurance Issues

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2001 Fall

  • Investing in Difficult Times
  • New Hire Election Planned for Early 2002
  • SRA Rate Announced
  • Cost of Living
  • Legislative Update
  • FPPA Rules Adopted
  • Getting Connected to Fidelity Investments
  • Results of the Retiree Insurance Survey
  • Board of Directors
  • Investment Returns

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2001 Summer

  • The New Tax Laws
  • Legislative Update
  • Retiree News
  • FPPA Financial Highlights
  • Comprehensive Annual Financial Reports
  • Employers Corner
  • Upcoming Seminars
  • Investment Returns
  • Fidelity Investments Transition Update
  • Statewide Defined Benefit Plan Retirement Benefit Percentages

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2001 Spring

  • FPPA Announces The Transition To Fidelity Investments®
  • Legislative News
  • Investment Returns
  • FPPA Board Of Directors
  • 2001 Visitation Schedule

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2000 Summer

  • Taxcut 2000 - Amendment 21
  • Legislative News
  • New Rules Proposed
  • Statewide Death & Disability Plan Contribution Rate Established
  • Statewide Defined Benefit Plan Vote Results - What it means to your pension.
  • Kevin B. Lindahl, Named FPPA General Counsel
  • Dependents Tuition Assistance Program
  • FPPA Board of Directors Update
  • SRA Rate Announced
  • Cost of Living Rate Announced
  • Verification of Account Balances
  • Investment Returns
  • 1999 Comprehensive Annual Report Now Available
  • FPPA Now on The Web
  • Wills, Estates & Trusts Seminar Set For November

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2000 Spring

  • Statewide Defined Benefit Plan Election Announced
  • Legislative News
  • Investment Returns
  • Purchasing Service Credit
  • New Health Insurance Service Agency Named
  • Financial Fitness Employee Seminar

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1999 Fall

  • Deferred Retirement Option Plan (DROP)
  • Two Statewide Plan Elections On the Horizon
  • Statewide Defined Benefit Plan
  • Statewide Money Purchase Plan
  • Legislative News
  • New Rules Adopted
  • Cost of Living Increase Announced
  • Contribution Rate Announced
  • SRA Rate Announced
  • Comprehensive Annual Financial Report Highlights
  • Y2K Update
  • Upcoming Employer Seminar

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1999 Spring

  • Increasing Concerns About Mandatory Social Security
  • Legislative News
  • Quarterly Investment Returns
  • FPPA Prepares for Year 2000
  • Fund Profile
  • Statewide Death & Disability Plan
  • Employers Notice
  • Cost of Living Increase Announced
  • GFOA Award
  • SRA Rate Announced

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