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Wisconsin Department of Employee Trust Funds

ETF administers retirement, insurance and other benefit programs for state and local government employees and retirees of the Wisconsin Retirement System.

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Financial Fitness Challenge 2016

Who doesn't love the fun of taking a great "selfie"? But have you ever focused on something just as important: Your own financial well-being? Take ETF’s Financial Fitness Challenge 2016, a confidential, 10-minute online survey that will teach you about your levels of financial knowledge, self-confidence, stresses and behaviors. Plus, you'll get free online tutorials and free financial coaching!

Take Control - Start and Finish the Challenge in 3 Easy Steps:

  • a free, 10-minute financial fitness checkup
  • free online financial fitness academy courses
  • access to free financial fitness coaching with an advisor for up to 30 days.

Take the Financial Fitness Challenge today!. Visit ETF's website for more information or view our brief video.


Well Wisconsin Program

StayWell is set to administer an improved Well Wisconsin Program for group health insurance program members beginning January 1. Members will enjoy:

  • a mobile-friendly wellness portal;
  • the option to redeem your $150 wellness incentive instantly;
  • a single customer service contact to assist with questions about requirements, incentive status or resources.

Watch for more information from StayWell on how to access the new portal and earn your incentive in 2017.

Planning to Retire

If you are ready to start the retirement process – and it is a process – within the next 6 to 12 months, congratulations! Among the priority to-do items: choose a termination date and request a retirement estimate. We’ve got the tools to help you get started and make informed decisions.



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For important news and updates about WRS benefits and services, watch our website, sign up for ETF E-mail Updates on topics of interest, follow us on Twitter, and check out our online educational resources.

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WRS Performance*

Calendar Year 2016
as of 10/31/2016

Core: 7.1%
Variable: 5.8%

*Subject to final calculation