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Happy Financial Literacy Month! This is a good time to find out how you can increase your retirement benefit by making additional contributions, buying creditable service, and participating in the Wisconsin Deferred Compensation Program. The Department of Employee Trust Funds and the WDC offer educational resources to help you get started on the road to financial well-being. Take in one of these upcoming webinars:

ETF Webinar: Preparing for Your Retirement

Find out how to maximize Wisconsin Retirement System benefits during your working years and in preparation for retirement. Topics include: your WRS account balances; how your account grows through investment earnings; when you can retire; options for receiving your retirement benefit; health and life insurance in retirement; return-to-work rules; and much more. 

Register for the following session: 

April 26 at 6:00 p.m.


WDC Webinars:

Retirement Planning

What steps do you need to take to get ready for and enjoy your retirement? This webinar discusses the actions you need to take and items to consider for retirement including a pre-retirement outlook timeline. 

Register for one of the following sessions: 

April 18 at 11:30 a.m.

April 21 at 3:00 p.m. 


Women and Investing

Are women at a disadvantage when it comes to planning and saving for retirement? How do their relationships affect their retirement planning? This presentation takes a closer look at these questions. We'll also look at how the Wisconsin Deferred Compensation Program can help put you in charge of your financial future.

Register for the following session:

April 19 at 9:00 a.m.


Your Journey to Retirement

Learn about the value of enrolling in the WDC program and the benefits of saving and investing for your retirement. This webinar highlights plan design features and benefits, provides an investment option overview, and explains how to enroll.

Register for one of the following sessions:

April 27 at 12:00 p.m.

April 29 at 10:30 a.m.