If you currently participate in the Variable Trust Fund, understand how it affects your benefits and periodically review whether continued participation still works for you. This all-stock fund has a higher degree of risk in exchange for the possibility of greater long-run returns.

Attend a Variable Fund webinar. You will learn about the differences between the Core Trust Fund and the Variable Trust Fund, the effects of investment gains and losses on your Wisconsin Retirement System account or benefit, and options for Variable election and cancellation. You can also get your questions answered by a WRS benefits specialist.

The Department of Employee Trust Funds is offering convenient daytime and evening sessions on:

  • November 10 at 1:00 p.m.
  • November 16 at 6:00 p.m.
  • November 29 at 11:00 a.m.
  • December 7 at 6:00 p.m.
  • December 15 at 1:00 p.m. 
  • December 20 at 11:00 a.m.

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Do you want to cancel your Variable Fund participation? To become effective January 1, 2023, ETF must receive your signed and completed cancellation form, Canceling Variable Participation (ET-2313), by the first business day of the new year, which is January 3, 2023.
 

Retirees: Check out these frequently asked questions to understand how canceling Variable Fund participation affects your annuity.

For More Information

  • Variable Fund Video – If a webinar doesn’t fit your schedule, watch this video.
  • Variable Fund – Here you’ll find links to the latest investment performance, election and cancellation forms, calculators, and other helpful resources.