Whether you’re a new hire, mid-career employee, about to retire, or retired, it’s never too early or too late to take charge of your personal finances. To that end, we've curated information and resources to help you at just the right time in your life. Get started today—visit our new page, Financial Wellness at Any Age, find yourself, and get going on building a solid financial foundation.
For example, if you’re a fairly new employee or even at mid-career, then you’ll want to follow these paths:
- Learn more about your Wisconsin Retirement System benefits and to how to make the most of them throughout your career;
- Tap into our Wisconsin Strong partner resources to learn about topics like creating and maintaining a budget, prioritizing long-term goals, establishing a positive credit history, saving for your child’s college education, and establishing an emergency fund; and
- Use the financial wellness worksheet, online calculators, checklists, and other tools.
And then there is the Financial Fitness Challenge and the suggestions it’ll bring you for courses, customized playlists, quizzes, and checklists. You’ll find beginner, intermediate and advanced courses. Topics that might be of interest to new hires/mid-career employees include:
- An introduction to 401(k) plans
- Setting and maintaining a budget
- Repaying student loans
- The importance of good credit
- Buying a car or your first home
- Introduction to real estate investing