Department News
May 19, 2022 10:00am

GIB Approves Benefit Changes for Plan Year 2023

The GIB has approved several health and pharmacy benefit changes for plan year 2023. The changes were recommended by ETF, based on feedback from members, health plans, and other stakeholders.

WRS News Online for Employees
May 2, 2022 8:00am May 2022 Edition

SWIB Podcast Explores the Role Technology Plays in Investing

In the latest episode of The SWIB Podcast, SWIB portfolio managers discuss how they use technology to work smarter to meet investment goals that keep the WRS among the only fully funded pension systems in the country.

WRS News Online for Employees
May 2, 2022 8:00am May 2022 Edition

Board Corner

Picture yourself serving on a WRS governing board! We also bring you news about new board officers and special thanks to three board members for their service.

WRS News Online for Employees
May 2, 2022 8:00am May 2022 Edition

Sick Leave Credits: Follow the Rules to Avoid Jeopardizing Account

State employees: Have you been saving your sick leave to pay for health insurance after retirement? You’ll need to “follow the rules” in order to have that sick leave turned into credits when you retire. Don’t make a mistake and lose your entire account!

WRS News Online for Employees
May 2, 2022 8:00am May 2022 Edition

SWIB Works to Weather Market Volatility

With the country still dealing with the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, market volatility caused by economic and world events has caused more uncertainty. Volatility in the financial markets is not new and is something SWIB is prepared to deal with through its diversified asset allocation and strategic investment management.

WRS News Online for Employees
May 2, 2022 8:00am May 2022 Edition

Retirement Planning and the WDC: Staying in the Plan is a Good Option

Retirement doesn’t have to automatically signal the end of saving money for retirement in the WDC. Keeping your money in the WDC post-retirement may benefit you more than you realize. Here are some great reasons to stay right here.

WRS News Online for Employees
May 2, 2022 8:00am May 2022 Edition

Wisconsin Strong Program Receives Award

ETF received a 2021 Governor’s Financial Literacy Award for its pilot financial wellness program, Wisconsin Strong: Your Financial Security™. The program provided targeted and online education, resources, and tools to help employees and retirees maximize their WRS benefits, grow their financial knowledge, and achieve personal financial goals.

WRS News Online for Employees
May 2, 2022 8:00am May 2022 Edition

Upcoming Governing Board Meetings

Find out when the governing boards of the Wisconsin Retirement System and the SWIB Board of Trustees are scheduled to meet.