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May 1, 2019 12:00am May 2019 Edition

Simplify Your Savings with the WDC

Did you know you can “roll in” (consolidate) non-WRS retirement savings from other qualified plans into your Wisconsin Deferred Compensation account? Watch for an opportunity to try the My Total Retirement program free for 90 days. Read the latest WDC quarterly newsletter.

WRS News Online for Employees
May 1, 2019 12:00am May 2019 Edition

Investing for the Long Term

In today’s world we expect instant results. The focus seems to be on the short term. For an institutional investor like SWIB, however, there is a balance between short-term and long-term investment results. SWIB also takes a long-term approach to grow investments and protect the WRS.

WRS News Online for Employees
May 1, 2019 12:00am May 2019 Edition

SWIB Investment Report is Available

SWIB has published its 2019 Goals, Strategies & Performance report, which provides information about investment strategies for the previous calendar year, how well investments performed, and the goals and strategies for the coming year.

WRS News Online for Employees
May 1, 2019 12:00am May 2019 Edition
Dean Martin

Portfolio Manager Celebrates 20 Years of Giving Back

Educators can have a big impact on a person’s life. From an early age they teach and guide students, putting them on a path to success. For Dean Martin, it was the impact educators had on his life that led him to SWIB 20 years ago.

WRS News Online for Employees
May 1, 2019 12:00am May 2019 Edition

Governing Board Updates

Last fall ETF announced nominations were open to run for active employee seats on the Employee Trust Funds Board and the Teachers Retirement Board. Find out who the new members are.

WRS News Online for Employees
May 1, 2019 12:00am May 2019 Edition

Upcoming Wellness Events in Madison

State participants in the Group Health Insurance Program: Get your free health screening on May 2, from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., at Clarion Suites at the Alliant Energy Center or June 4, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., at the Monona Terrace Convention Center. For event details and to register, go to Staywell.com or call 1-800-821-6591.

WRS News Online for Employees
May 1, 2019 12:00am May 2019 Edition
Know Your Benefits

Know Your Benefits: Annual Statement of Benefits

Take a few minutes to review your Wisconsin Retirement System annual Statement of Benefits. This important document is a summary of your year-end retirement account information. Keep your statement with your important paperwork.

WRS News Online for Employees
May 1, 2019 12:00am May 2019 Edition
New ETF Website

New Website Coming This Summer

ETF is launching a new website this summer. Here are just a few features; Responsive design, Benefits available by employer, and an easy way to find nearby events!

WRS News Online for Employees
May 1, 2019 12:00am May 2019 Edition
Public Service

Why Are You in Public Service?

"You know you're in the right job when you go to work every day and say to yourself that you get to serve the citizens of this county."

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May 1, 2019 12:00am May 2019 Edition
Julia Valentine

Valentine Named Chief Technology And Operations Officer

Julia Valentine is SWIB’s new chief technology and operations officer. In this role, Valentine oversees SWIB’s operational processes and technology infrastructure.