Retired Indiana Public Employees Association - Working for your retirement


If you are an active employee covered by the Public Employees Retirement Fund-PERF-or a retiree of PERF and not a RIPEA member, please consider joining our association of over 42,000 members. The membership dues are only $15.00 per year.

If you are a RIPEA member we appreciate your support and solicit your suggestions to make RIPEA the most effective association it can be. We are blessed with an effective Board of Directors comprised of PERF retirees and active employee members of PERF. The staff is dedicated to fulfilling the RIPEA Mission and fully implementing the policies of the Board.

We will assist you in any way possible and appreciate your interest in RIPEA.

Bill Murphy, Executive Director

Why Join RIPEA?

RIPEA - Protecting your retirement

Protecting Your Retirement Benefit

RIPEA has grown from a very small Association established in 1972 to an Association with 42,912 members. The reason for this growth is simple – WE GET RESULTS!

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News from RIPEA!

  • Mostly Valuable Car Tips for Seniors

    Mostly Valuable Car Tips for Seniors

    Proactive car care keeps you and your vehicle safe on the road. Proper maintenance can also save you a chunk of change in the long run. This is especially true if

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  • It Doesn’t Hurt to Ask: “Do you offer a senior discount?”

    It Doesn’t Hurt to Ask: “Do you offer a senior discount?”

    Not only are retirement age individuals older and wiser, they also have considerable buying power and disposable income compared to younger generations. Savvy retailers realize this, and generally nurture this valuable

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  • RIPEA’s 26th Annual Convention - September 12, 2016

    RIPEA’s 26th Annual Convention - September 12, 2016

    Registration is now open!

    Mark your calendar, RIPEA’s 26th Annual Convention is Monday, September 12 at Primo South Conference & Convention Center, 2615 National Avenue. This is the same location as

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  • Together, We Are Stronger

    Together, We Are Stronger

    All eligible PERF members who haven’t already received their 13th check will do so by October 1, 2016. With help from an experienced lobbyist, paid by RIPEA, the involvement and representation

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Pre-Retirement Planning Guide

Ripea preretirement guide

The Pre-Retirement Planning Guide for Working Members of PERF  includes a guide to Social Security and Medicare benefits, insurance issues and what happens to benefits if a retired state employee takes a new job.

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