Vol. 17, No. 15
August 2, 2000
Beneft Presentations Set for September-November; ETF Annual
Report Now Available on Line
The Department of Employe Trust Funds (ETF) and other sponsors
will offer 14 free public presentations in September, October, and
November for Wisconsin Retirement System (WRS) participants considering
or planning retirement. The workshops are valuable opportunities
for members, spouses, and other individuals seeking general information
on retirement issues and WRS benefit programs.
Topics covered during the presentations include calculating retirement
benefits, annuity options, disability benefits, separation benefits,
taxes, survivor benefits, health and life insurance benefits. Questions
on when to retire and how to determine actual benefits will also
No reservations are needed except for the two presentations hosted
by Northern Lights Network on September 25 and 27, and the presentation
hosted by ERVING Network on October 3. Each session is free and
runs from 7 to 9 p.m. All locations are handicapped accessible with
adequate free parking.
The first session is set for September 25 via interactive television
presentations held in Osceola, Grantsburg and Barron, Wisconsin.
Please inform your employes of the dates and locations. The reverse
side of this Bulletin features a list of the
presentation dates and locations. Please reproduce the page
for display in your work areas. You may also want to highlight presentations
held within driving distance of your office(s).
For more information, please contact Luana Schneider, ETF Member
Services Bureau, at (608) 266-3463.
Review ETF Annual Report on Internet Site
ETF's 1999 Comprehensive Annual
Financial Report (ET-8501) is now available for viewing
on the Department's Internet site. The report contains a wealth
of useful information, including 1999 program statistics and financial
information on benefit plans administered by the Department. If
you would like a printed copy of the report, call ETF's Supply
and Mail Services office at (608) 266-3302. Please allow two to
three weeks for delivery.