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Benefit/Health Fairs, Webinars are Great Learning Opportunities

Stay informed about your Wisconsin Retirement System benefits and how they work for you! Whether you are a new hire, mid-career or nearing retirement, ETF has a learning opportunities applicable to where your circumstances and where you live.

Attend a Benefit Health Fair This Fall
ETF has scheduled 26 benefit/health fairs throughout the state during the It's Your Choice open enrollment period, October 2-27.

The fairs present a great opportunity to ask questions about all ETF-administered benefit programs, including retirement and health insurance. To find one near you:

Live, Interactive Webinars
ETF's webinars are conducted by a benefits specialist and focus on a single topic of interest. Webinars over the next several months will cover these important topics:

  • How to use our online calculator to request a retirement benefit estimate
  • How to enhance your benefit by making additional contributions
  • WRS annuity payment options
  • Choosing a retirement date
  • Five key steps to prepare for retirement
  • The Variable Trust Fund and how it affects your benefits
  • WRS employer and employee contribution rates
  • WRS effective rates and annuity adjustments

Webinars are free, offered during weekday lunch hours and in the evening, and registration is simple to complete. We also offer recorded webinars that are available 24/7.