10 minutes
Retired couple biking.

5 Basic Steps to Your Retirement

Thinking about retiring in the next 12 months? We’ll walk you through the process. Watch this video at your leisure on demand 24/7.

8 minutes
Magnifying glass looking at line graphs in reports.

Additional Contributions

Looking to increase your WRS retirement? Learn how Additional Contributions can increase your WRS retirement benefit. Watch this video about the topic on demand 24/7.

2 minutes
12 months to retirement timeline

Applying for Retirement

A 3 video series describing the process of applying for WRS retirement benefits. It includes how to request a retirement estimates and application, make a retirement appointment with ETF, and filling out and submitting your application.

19 minutes
Basic Investment Education title slide

Basic Investment Education

Get practical information to assist you in pursuing your investment goals. Learn some basic investment education that will help familiarize you with your options. A presentation by the Wisconsin Deferred Compensation Program.

11 minutes
Alarm clock, coins, plant, and picture of couple walking on the beach.

Beneficiary Designations

Learn what happens to your WRS account when you pass away, why it's important to designate a beneficiary and the importance of keeping your account up to date.

11 minutes
Increasing stack of coins with plants on top to show growth.

Buying Service

Are you eligible to buy service? This presentation explains how you may increase your retirement benefit by buying service. Watch this video about the topic on demand 24/7.

5 minutes
Confused person trying to pick a health plan

Choosing a Plan Design

Not sure where to start when deciding on a health plan? This video will walk you through the first step: choosing a plan design. The video shows the key differences between your options and case studies show how different plan designs would affect a participant’s budget over 3 years.

14 minutes
Retirees biking.

Choosing When to Retire

Did you know that when you retire you can change how much money you get in retirement? We'll also answer one of the most common questions we receive: "Should I retire in December or January?" Watch this video about the topic on demand 24/7.