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Pay Attention to Year-End Deadlines

Here are some of the most frequent actions you can take regarding your benefits at this time of year, and associated deadlines.

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Contribution Rates to Increase Slightly in 2020

Required contribution rates for all Wisconsin Retirement System covered employees will increase slightly in 2020. The new rates go into effect for salaries and wages paid beginning January 1.

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WRS is Among Best-Funded Public Pension Plans

The WRS is one of several plans featured in a recent PEW Charitable Trusts article describing how the best-funded retirement plans use cost-sharing mechanisms to maintain fiscal health and keep costs predictable.

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Get a Flu Shot—Not the Flu

Flu season is approaching and typically runs through May—now is the time to get a flu vaccine! To stay in the clear this season, the CDC recommends a three-step approach. Plus, find out about workplace flu shot clinics near you.

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Well Wisconsin Webinar: Healthy Eating for the Holidays

Tune into this Well Wisconsin Program webinar to learn ways to stay healthy through the holidays, including mindful eating, health coaching, and recipe substitutions.

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Know Your Benefits: I Decided to Retire...What Do I Do Next?

Deciding to retire can be the hardest part of the entire process. Let ETF help you make well-informed decisions as you continue the journey. Here are 4 things we recommend you do next.

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Wisconsin Deferred Compensation Program: Updates Enhance Online Security, Services

The WDC Program has made it safer and simpler than ever to manage your account and take action. Current WDC participants: Sign up for a free, comprehensive retirement readiness review!

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ETF Receives Award for Website Design

The National Association of Government Web Professionals has recognized ETF’s new website for its innovative design!

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Take Action With My Info

Update your personal information and take action for your benefits with our new webpage, My Info.

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ETF Participates in Pharmacy Cost Study

ETF has been awarded a technical assistance grant from the National Governors Association to continue the work ETF has been doing with the Wisconsin Pharmacy Cost Committee. Learn about committee membership, the scope of its activities, and access links to meeting agendas.

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Mail Order Service Saves Time and Money on Medications

Getting prescriptions in the mail can save time and money. Use Serve You RX home delivery pharmacy to have your medications delivered right to your door.

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November and December Webinars Set

ETF offers a full slate of “retirement prep” webinars through November and December. We're offering 6 topics and 15 different sessions!

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Upcoming Governing Board Meetings

Find out when the governing boards of the Wisconsin Retirement System, the Group Insurance Board, and the SWIB Board of trustees are scheduled to meet.

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